How to Keep Your Kids From Fighting Sleep At Bedtime

My two favorite times of the day, hands down, are eating times and bedtime, and I’m thinking most moms can relate! My life is an assortment of craziness, so when I finally tuck my little trouble makers angels into bed and administer final kisses and “I love yous,” I am ecstatic! Don’t get me wrong. I love spending time with …

How Faith Impacted My Natural Childbirth

Written by: Chelsea McKinney A portion of this post originally appeared on the “And Then Life” Blog. Early on in my pregnancy I decided I wanted to experience natural childbirth. I wanted to do it for the typical reasons you hear—no unnecessary meds, faster recovery, and movement during labor. But more than anything, I honestly felt that women truly are …

From Mommy to My Firstborn

Just like clockwork, here you are. As I watch you groggily rub your half-squinted sleepy eyes while dragging your feet across the living room floor to where I’ve been hunkered down for the past couple of hours in the comfort of couch, blanket, and pillows, practically in a Netflix coma, the anticipation of some rare cuddle time fills my mommy …