The Beauty of Finding Comfort in the Little Things

The Beauty of Finding Comfort in the Little Things

Comfort. What does comfort mean to you? Where do you find it? How do you feel when you are truly comforted? Who do you turn to for comfort? Our relationship to comfort is what stands between us and feeling truly at ease and at home in our bodies. Being comfortable means to be fully ourselves —…

3 Creative Ways to Plan for an Unstructured, Slow Day

3 Creative Ways to Plan for an Unstructured, Slow Day

Slow days. We all want them. And yet truly slow days often elude us. Life happens. It keeps rolling along. The urgent easily takes over the important. Doing supersedes being. In my book, Savoring Slow, I talk about the importance of unstructured time for our children — and ourselves. A slow day is often what is…

4 Must-Do Rules for Moms Coping with the Winter Blues

4 Must-Do Rules for Moms Coping with the Winter Blues

For a long time, I would utter these three words all the time … I hate winter. And, to be fair, it was completely accurate. For me, it began as a child with a February birthday watching out the glass windows of my grandmothers house at piles upon piles of snow each February — and…

{Only Love Today} A Mantra To Live By

{Only Love Today} A Mantra To Live By

Only Love Today. This is the mantra that Rachel Macy Stafford’s new book is centered around. When we start to feel that inner bully rise up and start to lash out at ourselves or our children or our partners … we can choose love. This is the start of a great conversation I had with…

3 Questions to Help You Set Boundaries and Find Ease

3 Questions to Help You Set Boundaries and Find Ease

The older my daughters get, the more I realize that I need to find some ease in my life at the edges of my day. And as I wrote in my book, Savoring Slow, I believe strongly that we can find EASE in our busy lives. Living a FULL life can feel really good as long as…

When Too Much Phone Use is Too Much (and What to Do About it)

When Too Much Phone Use is Too Much (and What to Do About it)

Does this sound familiar? You hop online to check ONE thing — say grab a link you need for a recipe. You then see a notification … respond … see something else of interest … Time goes by … And you realize you’ve been online too long and log out. Only to realize you never…

How One Mom Learned to Cope with Loneliness in Motherhood

How One Mom Learned to Cope with Loneliness in Motherhood

Once again, we’re turning this space over to another Real Abundant Mama — this time we’re hearing from Agnes, a military wife, who shares her story of loneliness in motherhood and how she’s overcome it. **** Motherhood started out as an extremely lonely experience for me. I moved away from all my friends and family…

A Mantra To Use to Embrace Imperfection

A Mantra To Use to Embrace Imperfection

“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.” ― Leonard Cohen Perfection is what we’re all aiming for … even if we’re not true perfectionists. But when we fail. Or mess up. And miss the mark … Then what? We…

An Epiphany about Finding Yourself in Motherhood

An Epiphany about Finding Yourself in Motherhood

This post is a part of our Real Abundant Mama series … a series of posts when we turn this space over to the women who are willing to share HOW their lives have changed since taking The Abundant Mama Project’s Online Program. Today we’re featuring an Abundant Mama from one of our 2015 classes…

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