E. E. Cummings once said . . .

“You are my sun, my moon, and all of my stars."

And what we need in our mama world is...


Simplicity

For such tiny people, children sure do come with a lot of “stuff." Pair that with the merging of the things when you moved in together, aaand...clutter.

If you're feeling like it's time to purge, take a cue from Intentional Living Coach Allie Casazza in this article who says getting rid of a lot of “stuff" saved her.

Bye, things! ?

Calm

If you've ever been hooked up to your pump at work while simultaneously replying to emails, eating lunch, and worrying about making it to your next meeting on time, raise your hand.✋

Stress = not great for milk production. Meditation, turns out, is.

Deep breaths, girlfriend. Here's the perfect 5 minute guided meditation for you to try.?

Knowledge

Mommin' ain't always easy. Growing up isn't always easy, either. Author Margaux Bergen shares 6 of her best life lessons with us from her new book Navigating Life: Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me.

She wrote this book throughout her daughter's childhood and gave it to her on her first day of college. Mommin' may not be easy, but boy, is it worth it. #AllTheFeels ?

Survival

Welcome to Toddlerhood. Where fits are thrown because the cucumber was touching the chicken, Daniel Tiger wasn't here to eat dinner, and you were singing the wrong song (!!!). Where naps are fading and stalling bedtime is the latest craze.

Where everything is exciting and awesome. It's an emotional rollercoaster. It's magical.

And it's all about survival. And these 6 tips are lifesavers.

Here's to surviving and thriving this week—

xo,

#TeamMotherly