Being a mom is one of the most beautiful chaotic overwhelming miracles ever. It’s a marriage of absolute joy and complete exhaustion that I have never seen in any other area of my life. Nowhere else in my life have I deeply and totally loved someone while equally wondering if they will be the end of me some days. It’s exhausting and the ever-ringing mantra of treasure it chimes in my ear like an unrelenting gong. Well, let’s talk about it. Let’s talk about 6 real mom struggles that everyone tries to cover up.
As my oldest grows up we are starting to see some new social situations. Secrets have become the currency of the tween social scene. She hears secrets from her friends daily and keeps them from people at her discretion. This could stress me out but it doesn’t. I have a strategy for handling secrets with tweens.
Handling Secrets with Tweens
My daughter and I both have migraines. We have heard a lot about how diet can impact our health. As a family, this year we started our AIP journey. It’s been three weeks and I have decided to get a little bit creative to make sure we are still happy with our food with the new limitations. I created this blackberry vinaigrette recipe to add a touch of flavor to our salads.