Mommy fashion & beauty essentials

Mommy fashion & beauty essentials

(Please note: I received the Links of Necklace for free, but I have not been paid to write this post.  All opinions below reflect my own true thoughts and opinions.)   If you’re a fellow mommy, your clothes are probably also covered in unidentifiable stains most of the time, and you most likely don’t have the luxury of getting dressed to the nines every single day. I’ve said it time and time again, but I still think that it is important for us to take care of ourselves and look polished- mostly because it makes us feel...

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Part two: Weekend recap (baby’s first Easter)

Part two: Weekend recap (baby’s first Easter)

(In case you missed it, you can read part one here.  Also, I’m linking up for Mommy Monday today!)   Easter was filled with food and family time- just as it should be, right? Here are some of the highlights… The Easter Bunny came to see Michael for the very first time.   On Easter morning, I baked mini doughnuts to bring to my parents.  They made the house smell incredible!   MT, Michael, and I went to Toast Cafe for Easter breakfast, and I ordered “The Runner”…again.   Later in the...

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Weekend recap (baby milestone)

Weekend recap (baby milestone)

In all honesty, most of my weekend was pretty boring. It consisted of rain, blog work, an I Love Lucy marathon, coloring Easter eggs with MT’s kids, food, and a movie at home.             In fact, I was all set to skip my weekend recap altogether. But then last night at about 7 pm, my weekend got very exciting. I was playing on the floor with Michael before story time, and then suddenly…he rolled over!     MT joined us upstairs after I called down to tell him what had happened, and he...

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Mommy Monday: Advice to new mothers

Mommy Monday: Advice to new mothers

Today’s Mommy Monday topic is advice to new mothers. Considering that I’m still a new mother myself, I’m hardly an expert, but I do know more today than I did four months ago (thank goodness) and have a few words of advice to offer. 1.  Don’t be afraid to ask for help.  My husband will probably laugh when he reads this because I rarely ask for help.  Even though I might be a bit stubborn, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with asking for help when we need it.  After all, even mommies have the right to shower,...

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Mommy Monday: Dealing with mommy guilt

Mommy Monday:  Dealing with mommy guilt

  It’s Mommy Monday again! Today’s topic is dealing with mommy guilt and finding time for myself after having a baby. In all honesty, this has been a bit of a struggle for me, and I absolutely suffer from mommy guilt. Before I got my hair styled a few weeks ago, for example, my black roots were about 5 inches long. (Hopefully people just thought that I was going for the ombre effect.)   Even though my ends were also split and fried, it felt selfish to leave my baby while I got pampered. I received some very generous gift...

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Mommy Monday: Spending time with loved ones after baby

Mommy Monday: Spending time with loved ones after baby

Hi, everyone! I’m really excited to announce that I’ll now be taking part in Mommy Monday, a blog series started by Erin of Simply Just Lovely.  For more info, be sure to check out Erin’s blog! As you probably noticed, this week’s topic is spending time with loved ones after having a baby. I’m know that every situation is unique, but overall maintaining somewhat of a social life hasn’t been that much of a challenge for me.   It just takes a little effort and flexibility. Before Michael was born, I...

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