Celebrating Motherhood – 15 Signs That You’re a Mom of Little Ones

Signs that you're a mom of little ones

I once heard someone say that having children is like living in a frat house; there’s always something sticky, something is always getting broken, and there is always someone up at night. Isn’t that the truth?! Motherhood is not easy! Today, this one is for you, moms of little crawlers, droolers, and cuddlers! Just when you [...]

Dear Mother, You Will Never Be Enough

Mommy guilt - You will never be enough, but that's ok. The Well Nourished Nest

If you are drowning in mommy guilt and the mistakes of yesterday…this is for you, sweet mother. Dear sweet mother, I know you because I was you. I felt your struggles, fears, regrets, and guilt. I sat with you in the evenings, and allowed the guilt of that day’s painful mistakes to lay heavy on [...]

3 Things Your Kids Need From You Every Day

Kids and motherhood - There are 3 things our kids need from us every day! The Well Nourished Nest

The days are long but the years are fast. How painfully true this is, especially for the stay-at-home mom. I look at my little 3 year old, and can’t for the life of me figure out how three years have gone by! The years really are flying by, and I’m realizing that if I am [...]

5 Ways to Battle Those Baby Blues

Baby blues - Post- partum - 5 Things every mom needs to know for after the baby! The Well Nourished Nest

Are you battling the baby blues or do you know someone who is? Here are 5 ways to help beat those baby blues! I have this friend. A friend I love so dearly and can connect with on just about anything. Anything except for childbirth. We are very different when it comes to the post-partum [...]

7 Habits of a Highly Happy Stay at Home Moms

Stay at home mom - 7 habits that will change you for the better! The Well Nourished Nest

“This mom thing is crazy hard” This quote from the movie Mom’s Night Out sums it all up, doesn’t it? Being a mom is without a doubt, one of the most difficult jobs on the planet! And if you’re a stay-at-home mom, this is your only job and at times we can feel like complete [...]

One Question Every Mom Needs to Ask Herself

One question that will make motherhood easier!

Party hats. Champagne. Gold sequined dresses. Kids blowing into noise makers. These are all sights and sounds that accompany this time of year. We are on the brink of a new year. A fresh start. A second chance to right our wrongs and rewrite the past. A chance to do it the right way, the [...]

Why I Stopped Cleaning (And You Should Too!)

Why one mom made the decision to stopped cleaning and why you should do the same!

Yesterday’s clothes. Scattered toys. Books I’ve been meaning to read. Dishes from lunch sitting on top of dishes from breakfast. Mail waiting to be sorted. Projects left unfinished. Clutter. Real, foot-tripping, stress-building, melt-down-causing clutter. Lately, I have felt myself drowning in it. Going from a family of three to a family of four has certainly taken [...]

Mothering with the “F” Word – Why We’re All Guilty of it

Motherhood- The word that cripples us | The Well Nourished Nest

There is a four-letter word attached to motherhood that is more crippling, destructive, and powerful than any other word. This word has the power to control your every action, thought, and decision, leaving you a slave to it’s hold. You find yourself unable to go through one day without it, but loathe it’s existence. This word is [...]

What I Never Thought I’d Find in the Dirty Clothes Hamper

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It’s the day I dread the most. The day filled with mountains of dirt filled socks that must be unrolled, soiled jeans whose pockets must be emptied, no matter how horrifying the contents, and tiny shirts with not-so-tiny stains that are begging for a battle. It’s here. There’s no avoiding it anymore. Laundry day is [...]