The Many Reasons to Fill Your Well in Motherhood

The Many Reasons to Fill Your Well in Motherhood

Sometimes life isn’t easy. Some days, we have hard, hard work to do — and then we have to wake up with a smile, too, and be the sun and the moon for some little people. Sometimes, parenting isn’t easy. Some days, we have big, big decisions to make – and then we have to…

4 Habits Lonely Moms Can Use to Feel More Connected

4 Habits Lonely Moms Can Use to Feel More Connected

Where is the village? Sometimes weeks will go by and my phone hasn’t rung. I am not alone. I’ve had mamas confess to me that the only conversations with adults they have are the ones we have in our online classroom. This era of social media everywhere is actually making many people — moms especially…

A Permission Slip for Supermom Wannabes

A Permission Slip for Supermom Wannabes

Supermom Syndrome is alive and it’s rampant. Right now you are probably not too far removed from a thought about something you SHOULD do as a mother — something that you saw on a blog post or a magazine article, something that seems like it is the best thing. But to be honest, you are…

A Ritual to Make Bedtime Blissful Rather than Dreadful

A Ritual to Make Bedtime Blissful Rather than Dreadful

This post may contain affiliate links. Thank you for your support. Bedtime. Is it your nemesis? It can certainly be the hardest part of the day for many of us. I’ve heard many of our Abundant Mama students say during class discussions that by a certain point in their night — 8 p.m. — they…

A Single Word to Use Every Day to Feel More Enough in Motherhood

A Single Word to Use Every Day to Feel More Enough in Motherhood

I get it. You messed up. You made some glaring error according to the experts in parenting and life. You didn’t ADD up and SHOW up the way you SHOULD have … of course. All the parenting experts tell you what you should have done … practice more patience, more persistence, teach them grit, be softer…

How to Stop Doing All the Things and Just Connect with Your People

How to Stop Doing All the Things and Just Connect with Your People

The dishes are piled up. An email needs sent. And a doctor’s office visit needs scheduled. The list of to-dos are endless for a modern mother. Volunteer work. Work-work. Home-keeping. Meal planning and cooking. Child tending. Life. Life undoes us sometimes. Recently, a client of mine from a past Abundant Mama Online Program was really feeling perplexed….

3 Ways to Find Solitude In Motherhood (and Why You Should!)

3 Ways to Find Solitude In Motherhood (and Why You Should!)

I used to think that a good mom was attentive to her children all the time. And, as someone who didn’t have much of a choice, I did just that. Until I couldn’t sustain in anymore. That’s when I realized that solitude is essential for me. It’s the one must-do in my life beyond food…

Zen and the Art of the Witching Hour

Zen and the Art of the Witching Hour

My daughter gets HANGRY. If you don’t know what that is yet, it’s the mix between angry and hungry. Like clockwork, if she’s angry at me, it’s often the hour before a meal. It’s not meal time. It’s the hour BEFORE the meal. Sometimes the meal is nearly done. Sometimes I haven’t even started it…

How to Recognize When it’s Time to Let Go and Move On

How to Recognize When it’s Time to Let Go and Move On

The thing I love about children is their intense desire to live in the moment and always choose what makes THEM happy. They do this at the cost of others, sometimes. They do this like it’s their J-O-B. We can learn from that. Recently, we had a clog in our kitchen sink. It was a…

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