How to Survive the First Year with Two Kids

How to Survive the First Year with Two Kids

In just a couple days I’ll officially have survived the first year of having two kids. Can someone please just throw me a party?! This is honestly something to celebrate because – let me tell you – going from one to two kids is rough business. Everyone says it is the toughest transition, but I made it! We’re all alive and well, and I want to share with you some things I found to be particularly helpful during this transition to two kids. I’ll be sharing things I did, as well as some products/items that made this transition a bit […]

Foundation Match: more than just the correct color, part 4

Foundation Match: more than just the correct color, part 4

In this last installment of our foundation series, I wanna talk about customizing your foundation for the ultimate experience. So far we’ve discussed undertones, skin type, and coverage. By now you’re pretty much a foundation pro! But this next tip on customizing your foundation is really going to take your makeup game to the next level. Customizing your foundation This is for women who have found a great foundation but maybe want to tweak just one aspect of it. This post is also great for you if you’re having a problem with your foundation but aren’t quiet sure how to […]

Taming the Mama Bear: 3 Coping Strategies

Taming the Mama Bear: 3 Coping Strategies

The term “mama bear” has been used for a realllyyy long time to refer to moms. Urban Dictionary defines it as a cuddly, lovable mom with a ferocious side. Before I became a mom, I didn’t understand the raw, very real emotions behind the term. Now I understand that “mama bear” really refers to the white-hot anger moms can feel at the slightest threat to their children. Don’t get me wrong – this response can be very helpful, but I sometimes think that moms can take it too far. We need to remember that our mama bear response is not […]

3 Real World Consequence of Erasing Our Insecurities

3 Real World Consequence of Erasing Our Insecurities

It has become more and more acceptable to have cosmetic procedures done, both big and small. I’m not upset by this because people should be able to modify and alter their bodies as they see fit. It’s their body and how they change it doesn’t harm anyone. However, with social media, I think we are seeing some real world consequences to erasing our insecurities. Let’s discuss the benefit of accepting your insecurities, how this beast is being fed, how it affects younger girls, and we’ll end on a positive note with an encouraging message. Learning to accept vs. erasing It […]

Why Moms Can't Control Their Kids

Why Moms Can't Control Their Kids

I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a long time, but didn’t have the words to organize my thoughts around this topic. Ya know when you feel so passionately about something that it all just kind of swirls around in our head in a malestrom? Yeah, that’s this topic for me. And I’m so passionate about it because this topic, controlling your kids, is ruining motherhood. And there’s so many layers to all of this, so let’s jump right into it. First we’re going to address the two big lies society has told us about moms. Then I […]

Easy Drugstore Eyeshadow Look for Moms

Easy Drugstore Eyeshadow Look for Moms

I recently got a request for an easy eyeshadow look for moms from the drugstore. Realistically, of course, anyone can use this technique. It’s great for anyone who doesn’t have a lot of time but still wants to look put together. For me, investing a little time in the way I look is vital for feeling good about myself. So a quick drugstore eyeshadow look is key! Related: 3 ways to add color to your eyeshadow looks Drugstore eyeshadow palette recommendations Ya know how sometimes things are too good to be true? Well that is not the case with Wet […]

5 Products to Make Mom's Life Easier

5 Products to Make Mom's Life Easier

Let’s just keep it real here – being a mom is a really tough gig. Like, really tough. And if there’s anything to make it easier or more convenient… I want it. Over my nearly 4 years of being a mom, I’ve discovered a couple products to make mom’s life easier. And I just thought I would share them with all you lovely moms out there. 5 products to make a mom’s life easier 1) A comfy pair of shoes. For real, mama, if you’re gonna be doing chores around the house then you need to get yourself a comfy […]

5 Makeup Hacks: Get the Most Out of Your Makeup Collection

5 Makeup Hacks: Get the Most Out of Your Makeup Collection

Welcome back to another installment in our Beauty Budget series – where I teach you all about curating your collection, saving money, and enjoying the makeup you already have! So far we’ve discussed determining your relationship with makeup and curating your eyeshadow collection. If you haven’t already, be sure to also check those posts out! But in today’s post we’re going to learn all about some makeup hacks – how to use current makeup products creatively in order to expand your collection even further without spending more money. As always, credit is given where credit is due… This series is […]

Easy Christmas Desserts

Easy Christmas Desserts

As a stay at home mom, we’re on a tight budget. We don’t have a lot of disposable income to buy gifts for everyone that we’d like to, especially now that we have childcare workers and preschool staff that are involved with my kids. A great way to show appreciation while not breaking the bank is to bake something for them! But like I said, I’m a stay at home mom, which means I don’t have hours upon hours to dedicate to baking either, so I need something easy peasy. This is even more true for those hard working moms […]

3 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

3 Sleep Training Myths Debunked

Ahhhh, sleep training – such a hot button topic amongst moms. There seems to be a great divide between mothers when it comes to sleep training. This post is for those tired mamas who desperately need some sleep but are terrified that sleep training will jack their kid up. If you’ve brought up sleep training in any mom groups, either on Facebook or in real life, you’ve likely heard some pretty scary claims. I wanna take a second to debunk those sleep training myths for you. To wrap up it all up in a pretty bow I’m going to conclude […]