5 Simple Truths Tired Moms Forget All About
When I was pregnant, I remember a very vivid conversation I had with my mom. She was packing up to move 700 miles away. Our time was limited. I was a very miserable twin mama-in-waiting -- with a stomach so huge I am not sure how I managed to get around. "I'm tired," I said. "You're going to be tired for the next 18 years," she responded. Those words stung. Could she be right? Would I always feel tired?   If you are a mother, you are tired. There's really no way around it. Of course, there's sleep-deprived by two crying infants tired and j READ MORE »
A Simple Strategy for Practicing Self-Compassion in Life and Motherhood
As mothers, we often mess up. Yep. You heard me. We. mess. up. Some of us more than others. (ahem) And, beyond raising our children, there are other moments in our lives when we did something or said something, we regret or wish we had done differently. This is called being human. None of us are perfect, despite our attempts. So if we do something insensitive. Or if we treat someone unfairly. Of if we say something to our children that feels a lot like blaming or shaming or punishing ... we have a chance to practice self-compassion. It's easy to feel guilt READ MORE »
3 Simple Mantras for Achieving Work-Life Balance
When it comes to achieving work-life balance, we seem to fall into two camps. "I work too much"  Or "I waste too much time" We all want to get things done. A lot of things, really. We want to be successful in our jobs. We want clean, cozy and peaceful homes. We want time for ourselves and our kids and our marriages. But as mothers raising children we find that we're often pulled in many directions -- none of which feels like the direction we SHOULD be heading. This leads to feelings of guilt. And distraction. And shame. In this latest Abundant Mama podc READ MORE »

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I created The Abundant Mama Project to inspire overwhelmed, busy mothers to slow down and let go of the worries and concerns that are holding them back from experiencing joyful motherhood. Read More »
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