Mothers can have bad days - kids misbehave, work gets on top of you, the house is a dump, your husband is being useless, etc. Mothers often tell me that when they are having a bad day, they think of me and they instantly feel better. The chaos in my life provides them with some comfort in those manic mama moments. But I have to let you in on a little secret: it’s not that … [Read more...] about The Mother’s Day Gift to Give Yourself
Mother's Day has become one of the most important days of the year: You take your mom to lunch, get handmade cards from your kids, breakfast in bed -- the day is special and it brings with it memories of our moms and childhoods. Especially being moms ourselves now, we realize the deep importance of our mothers, and how much they mean to us. But what if your mom is no longer … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Without Mom? Some Tips…
How will you be celebrating your Mom this year? In 2016, Americans spent $21.4 billion dollars on Mother’s Day (1). And this year, that number is expected to hit an all-time high of $23.6 billion. (2) And while celebrating mom has certainly taken different forms over the centuries, it is safe to say that we spend big to spoil our moms! Officially, Mother’s Day started as a … [Read more...] about How And How Much Will You Spend This Mother’s Day?
This post is in partnership with Hallmark. Mother’s Day has become one of the most important days of the year: You get breakfast in bed, get beautiful cards from your kids, take your mom to lunch - the day is special and it brings with it memories of our moms and childhoods. Especially being moms ourselves now, we realize the deep importance of our mothers, how much they did … [Read more...] about Celebrate Your Mom This Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and everyone is asking the moms what we want. I’m a simple gal and not particularly high maintenance in the gifts department. I don’t want flowers or jewelry for Mother’s Day or any other occasion really. In fact, my perfect Mother’s Day gift would be doing without some things. For example, there are certain comments made by the … [Read more...] about What I DON’T Want for Mother’s Day