Happy ((late)) Birthday, Lincoln. It's crazy to me that just a few short years ago I couldn't imagine ever having a conversation with you. I never thought you'd understand language enough to ask me a question without "echoing" a script from a movie. Now you go to regular school, cub scouts, karate, you play chess, joke, and have friends, etc. One of your teachers last year told me, "He wouldn't test positive for Autism anymore. The doctors will try to tell you that he must have been misdiagnosed and that he never had it, but I've known him his whole life and he definitely had it. He is just a miracle." That is how your dad and I feel about you. You are our little miracle and we love you. Happy ten buddy
39 minutes ago
Bennett has his game face on as we head to Ann Arbor for surgery. Please say a prayer that he’ll handle the anesthesia okay (our biggest worry) and that the procedure goes smoothly. Also, if you can squeeze in a small prayer for Elliot. She woke up sick, and I hate that I can’t be there to take care of her #momguilt#ngtubebegone
52 minutes ago
This little smiler is the just happiest little baby. She is always beaming away, even when she’s being terrorised by her older brother I get constant mum guilt about her not getting much attention as Zack did at her age but I’m clearly doing something right as she is SO HAPPY! #4monthold#4monthsold#smileybaby#mumguilt#momguilt#babygirl
1 hour ago
Can you relate? What do you need to give yourself permission to do?
1 hour ago
Who’s got mom guilt? Double tap here!
I may even be feeling it right now as I cropped my niece out of this picture. What is that? Aunt guilt? 🤷🏼♀️
As moms we feel it constantly and we have the unique ability to turn anything and everything into mom guilt. 🤦🏼♀️
Hang in there mamas! You are not alone! You’re doing great! I believe in you! You’ve got this!
Head over to the blog to see how I deal with the monster that is mom guilt and comment here with the ways you overcome it. Link in bio.
2 hours ago
Happy Tuesday, friends!! Love my morning walks with Griff while listening to positive podcasts! And now, while I write this, I’m drinking my salad disguised as a chocolate milkshake, about to check in with my coaches & clients before I head to the basement for cardio core day, oh and duhhh I’ll have my pre-workout because that stuff is LIFE. 🤸🏼♂️ My mornings are my fav time of the the day. Sets the tone for the day...all things that make my soul happy, energize me, and put me in the best mood. Remember to do something each day that makes you happy. Something that’s for YOU because you deserve it.
Working mamas. This is your permission. To not feel guilty to take some time for you. .
It’s hard not to feel like the little time you do have available needs to be spent with your kids. But because you’re going so many different directions...YOU need time too. .
I had the day off from work today, and felt torn between planning a special day with the kids or working on a project at home by myself. .
My husband gave me the encouragement to take a me day, and so I sent the kids to daycare, gotta workout in, and spent the day quilting. And it was good for my soul. .
Don’t let the #momguilt take hold. Whether you work or stay home...you are doing an amazing job. Don’t let your head tell you any different. .
12 hours ago
...And that's only the beginning of the list! Everyday brings new challenges and struggles in the journey of Motherhood. But what's amazing is that if you remain cognizant of what you're telling yourself, it has the power of changing the outcome to the moments along the journey. #Mindset is Everything!
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What are you telling yourself?