Back in May I met Hilary Asher, an independent consultant for Norwex, for the first time when she… • Read More »

When I became pregnant with my first child, I thought about my pregnancy every second of the day… • Read More »

When Elizabeth was handed to me directly after being born, my first question was “can I try to… • Read More »

I found a post on Pinterest last summer that inspired me to begin “eating clean.” It basically was… • Read More »

I never intended to nurse my child for an extended length of time… as a matter of fact,… • Read More »

When my husband and I began the discussion about having kids and then started off on our journey… • Read More »

I have loved banana bread since I was a kid. I love it cold or warm, topped with… • Read More »

Like most of us MSW mamas, Alex and I met while planning our weddings (well, I think she… • Read More »

My family travels a lot, almost 100,000 miles in the last five years. The arrival of our second… • Read More »

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or… • Read More »

When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby I was 22, recently married, a new… • Read More »

Have we all seen the DIY chalkboards on Pinterest? Yes. Do we pin them and write in the… • Read More »

Separating eggs. No one likes to do it. It’s weird, slippery, and chances are you will get a… • Read More »

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or… • Read More »

When I found out that I was pregnant, breastfeeding was the last thing on my mind. I was… • Read More »

When my little man was just shy of four months old, I had to go on a four-day,… • Read More »

When I was pregnant with my oldest son back in 2009, we borrowed a three-year-old, battery-operated swing from… • Read More »

I found this recipe on Pinterest over a year ago and it’s become a meal that I make… • Read More »

Mama Say What?! mama Jessica is definitely my hero! Her sweet daughter Annabelle recently turned three-years-old and surprised… • Read More »

Emilia’s Unintenionally Unassisted Home Birth Mama: Jessica S. Stats: 8lbs 1oz, 19.3 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal, unmedicated,… • Read More »


Poached Eggs in Silicone Cupcake Molds

Poached Eggs in Silicone Cupcake Molds

Poached eggs on toast can be such a yummy breakfast for a relaxed Sunday morning. We used to only enjoy poached eggs when we’d visit my parents because my dad has a fancy egg poacher pan insert. But we wanted to have them sometimes at home, too, and one morning, we didn’t want to have [...]

Hidden Veggie Recipes

Hidden Veggie Recipes

Most kids are picky eaters at varying levels throughout their childhood. Heck, some never outgrow it and become picky adults. I know a few adults who have pickier eating habits than my preschooler. My 4.5 year old son is picky when it comes to fruits and vegetables but will eat anything in meat, noodle or [...]

Saving Money While Raising Kids – What Works for Alex

Saving Money While Raising Kids – What Works for Alex

After reading Michelle and Mary Ellen’s posts on how they work to save money while raising their kids, I stopped to think about the ways my husband and I have been working to trim down our monthly expenses. Since I became a SAHM a couple of years ago, I feel like it’s a responsibility of mine [...]

Saving Money While Raising Kids – What Works for Mary Ellen

Saving Money While Raising Kids – What Works for Mary Ellen

After reading Michelle’s original post on how they save money, I thought that I would share some of the ways that we also save money. Money for sure doesn’t grow on trees and I can think of very few families these days that don’t have to watch their wallets. Here are some things that our [...]

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

I have a serious sweet tooth, but as is with most mamas, our waistlines are not as appreciative. Am I right? I love the blog Gina’s Skinnytaste, as her very popular site (updated almost daily) is dedicated to delicious, healthy and wholesome recipes. Gina has everything from slow cooker meals, drinks, breakfast treats, vegetable side dishes [...]