5 Simple Tips for Embracing A Slow Summer Mindset with Kids
I'm going to be very honest. Our summer is scheduled. Intentionally full. We have structured this summer to be full of bliss and fun. But, we're not going to be too busy. I don't do busyness. Of course, hopefully you know that by now since I wrote a book called Savoring Slow. However, we are a family that thrives on structure, routine and traditions. We are a family that embraces a full day of good things. We are a family that schedules downtime into our scheduled days. And we are a family that will work in as many moments as we can to live the Savor READ MORE »
How to Support Yourself During A New Motherhood Season
I was wrapped up in layers of blankets. Not quite awake. Not quite asleep. Rested. It was the first time in years I slept past 7 a.m. The door of my bedroom creaked open, slowly. I open an eye only to see an eye peeking in through the crack. When our eyes meet, she tots in like she did when she was 3. But she's not three anymore. She's 9. She wraps me in a layer of Mother's Day hugs. Hands me a bag with gifts inside. Heads off downstairs, whispering there's more yet to come ... whispering for her twin sister, who peeked around the corner, too. The Seasons READ MORE »
Mastering The Art of Slow Mothering
It happened, again. I encouraged the mamas in the current Abundant Mama class to do something that many of them really, really, really do not like to do. To Be still. Stillness, as I've learned over the last few years, is the dirtiest word in motherhood. When we are still we think we are lazy. Or unmotivated. Or missing out. Oh the missing out! And yet stillness creates opportunity. And bliss. And joy. I find that when I achieve a bit of stillness in my day I am more productive. I actually do more meaningful tasks, not more busy work. The difference 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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