How to Navigate the Lows in Motherhood and Life

How to Navigate the Lows in Motherhood and Life

I don’t know any mom that feels good about falling apart. And yet she often does … whether she likes it or not. And if she doesn’t it’s because she’s unwilling to allow herself to fall apart. Either way, the Land of Bitter and Sour sets in … because when we go low we stay…

How to Bounce Back from Life’s Big and Small Struggles

How to Bounce Back from Life’s Big and Small Struggles

When our Mama Funks hit, we’re NOT being our best selves. We’re affected deeply in all areas of our lives. Our children are affected.  Creativity is impacted. And, our family life feels the strain and the struggle. And our own self-care is also affected. A mama funk essentially sends us spiraling into the Land of Bitter…

The Real Challenges Preventing You from Being a Resilient Mom

The Real Challenges Preventing You from Being a Resilient Mom

Resilient. To be able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult situations. Or, another way to think of resilience in motherhood is this: to be an Abundant Mama. Resilience is a radical act of self-care. On this week’s podcast episode of The Abundant Mama Show I’m starting a 3-Part series on Being Resilient in Life…

5 Ways Being Resilient is a Form of Radical Self-Care

5 Ways Being Resilient is a Form of Radical Self-Care

How fast do you recover from a really challenging moment? A few minutes? An hour? Two hours? Half a day? A week? This week, I began a three-part series on Resilience in Motherhood and Life on The Abundant Mama Show. You can follow along here: PART ONE // PART TWO // PART THREE The thing about resilience is that it’s…

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…

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