Making dinosaur feet for my kids was as easy as pie! All you need is a cardboard box, scissors/a box cutter, and string.
As a new mom, I’ve really struggled with not being as productive as I used to be. I used to read, write, journal, do homework, meal plan, catch up with friends, clean, work and a whole lot of other stuff. After feeling like I accomplished nothing the first few weeks of my son’s life, one of my best friends suggested that I download the Kindle app so I could at least get some reading in when it was time to feed the boy (which felt like every 30 minutes).
Not only did I do that, but I also created a stockpile of other apps that have helped me be productive when I get caught somewhere with nothing but my phone. Whether it’s in the middle of breastfeeding, at the doctor’s office, waiting for my husband to get out of class so we can do the child-handoff, in the bathroom, waiting for class to start, waiting in a long grocery line, or as a passenger in a car, I can still be productive! And I want to share that stockpile with you! Continue reading “Becoming Mom: 15 Apps to Keep You Productive”
While I was pregnant I spent a lot of time researching the things I would need to care for a baby. Things like muslin blankets, baby baths, and sleep sacks were triple checked across different websites. I read countless articles about the things every mom absolutely needed to have. I really thought I was buying products I would actually use. Continue reading “Becoming Mom: Products I Actually Used in the First Three Months”
I was surprised at how sad I was after my son was born. It wasn’t the sadness of postpartum depression, or the sadness of realizing I had made the wrong decision. I had expected to be tired, cranky, and emotional, but I was surprised by the need I had to mourn the life I had left behind. Continue reading “Becoming Mom: Mourning the Life Before”