Hang in there moms, we may be in self-quarantine due to COVID-19, but there are ways we can make it through each day with a little encouragement from each other. This Mother’s Day video from cast members and fans of Expressing Motherhood, reminds us to go easy on ourselves and find moments for self care. We have to do the best we can right now. Scouring social … [Read more...] about Hang in There Moms, Words of Encouragement from Expressing Motherhood
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Here I am, on day 3,674 of stay at home orders. It’s my official first day as the associate editor for Modern Mom, and I’m typing from my bed with the TV on in the background and a 5-year-old by my side. My how times have changed. Or have they? The pandemic is an unprecedented global event, but our ability to adapt and thrive as mothers is not. This Mother’s Day, we don’t … [Read more...] about There is power in writing; it can inspire action.
Lentils are packed with nutrition and are a main staple in my diet. I’ve really come to love and appreciate all the great benefits these pretty little legumes have to offer. Pour dried lentils of different colors into glass jars and your pantry or kitchen will look exquisite. Lentils contain fiber and complex carbohydrates helping to stabilize blood sugar and increase … [Read more...] about Lentils Smothered In Creamy Homemade Tomato Sauce
Two of my closest girlfriends have, in the last 3 months, had their first babies. Both of them are surrounded by friends whose children are all a few years older or if they have infants, it is not their first. I listen to all of us talk to them about pregnancy, delivery, newborns and kids and watch as their eyes glaze over and their brains shut down and I think good lord, … [Read more...] about There’s Only One Wrong Way To Parent
These pork chops are delicious and the sauce is to die for! Even my picky daughter scarfed it down. The total cook time is about 75 minutes, but you can multi-task while the chops are on the stove. It is the perfect center to a balanced meal. What you need: 2 onions, 2 garlic gloves, 4 bone-in rib pork chops, salt, paper, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon minced … [Read more...] about Smothered Pork Chops Recipe