Top 10 Packing Tips for your Trips and Tours

Whether you like to travel light or prefer to take all your creature comforts along with you when you travel there are certain travel packing tips you can use to help you pack.

Hooray for Date Night

Becoming a parent kills your dating life, am I right moms? I know for us, it’s not often my husband and I get out without the kids. Since our dates are few and far between, we started having trouble figuring out what to do when we actually had the time to go out. Sadly, we were no longer skilled in dating. I turned to some of my girlfriends for advice and surprisingly the most popular answer was to get a hotel room for a few hours. This isn’t a bad idea, but we tend to chose activities we can tell our babysitter (grandma) about when we return home.

10 Budget Friendly Ideas for Dating Your Spouse

Not too long ago, we enjoyed dinner with another married couple who we’ve known for a few years. During the course of our meal, we had some meaningful conversations about the importance of spending adult time alone with your spouse. They emphasized the importance of maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner in order for your marriage to last long term.

8 Simple Ways to Take Time for Yourself Each Day

It’s not easy to balance motherhood, marriage and taking time for yourself. Creating balance doesn’t necessarily mean it needs to be an equal balance either. By carving out a few minutes each day to focus on yourself, gives you the opportunity to recharge and refocus on your priorities.

I Secretly Hate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the day to celebrate the wonderful mothers and mother-figures in peoples’ lives. For most, it’s a very happy and joyous day, but for some this day can cause a lot of pain and sadness. As a woman who has experienced many years of hurt triggered by this holiday, I can honestly say that I, for the most part, don’t like Mother’s Day.

9 Things I Learned About Women From Being In Moms’ Groups

Moms’ groups bring women from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and religions together for the purpose of making friends for our children and ourselves.  As an avid moms’ group participant over the past seven years, I’ve had the opportunity to spend countless hours with other moms.