Let me set the scene, it is after dinner and usually the dishes wait until after the kids go to bed...or sometimes until the following morning. Anyway, it is after dinner, we have full bellies, family conversations have ended and next we watch a show or two then start bedtime routines. We head into the… Continue reading Earnestly Seeing the Moment. The Overwhelming Moments of a SAHM.
Trigger Warning. This article will be discussing Body Safety as a Preventative to childhood abuse. Coming from a family and culture that has direct ties to Native American Residential School and the effects that it has had on generations known to me - teaching accurate and honest body safety to my children is a crucial… Continue reading Body Safety. An Earnest Effort.
Facebook, it’s not you it is me...wait no, it is totally you. Confession, I am a Facebook user however, it is one of those things in my life that has been causing more annoyance than anything. The rants, the politics, the over dramatized version of lives that I really can see through immediately and truly… Continue reading Earnestly Breaking Up With Facebook.
Find your people, a current focus in our MOPS International theme this year. Find your village. This is such an integral part of motherhood; all those late nights, days inside with sick kids or leaving kids home to be at work, it can get lonely. Reaching out to fellow moms can help so much, and… Continue reading A Village that Lifts. An Earnest Effort.
I am not a “New Year New Me” kind of person; it just does not work for me and honestly causes me too much pressure to come up with changes and promises that by January 10th end in dissolution and disappointment. That is me though, I am imperfect and human on my best days. This… Continue reading A Year of Less. An Earnest Non-Resolution.
"You, I love you no matter what." I say to my 9 year old who has come home with his first ever detention for laughing and being silly in class. And it is true, I love him no matter what. It is hard to explain sometimes, this love that I have had the blessed opportunity… Continue reading No Matter What. An Earnest Effort.
A guest article from a member of The Earnest Mom Squad, Kahentiiosta. I have one girl amid the tween stage and two just beginning. You would think that I would be a pro since I’ve had one girl as a tween for two and a half years now. Alas, I am still learning something new… Continue reading Earnest Mom Squad Feature: Peaceful Parenting of a Tween.
Please note, I am not selling or promoting any specific products for profit - I only recommend what I use because I am sure of it's quality and effectiveness. Also the recipe included is not certified to treat head lice, it only helps with prevention.When I was in the 7th grade I got head lice… Continue reading Head Lice Bugging You? It Earnestly Bugs Me.
The Middle Matters is the main course, right in the middle of appetizers and desserts. It is a hearty helping of comfort food that is necessary in this middle life of ours. A warm serving of exactly what we need to remember, the scale is not the boss of us and we are the boss of our own emotions.
Those three words changed this mama’s heart.