Every time I saw a little boy grabbing in his own pants, I was a bit like what the? Why don’s his parents say something? And also, don’t they teach him that you shouldn’t do that in public? What kind of parenting is that? Let’s just touch ourselves the whole day and be happy or what?
It´s almost Christmas, which means the internet is exploding with gift guides for every single person you might need to buy a gift for. Gift guides for him, gift guides for busy moms, gift guides for hosts, gift guides for toddlers, gift guides for your mother in law, etc. etc. However, let´s face it, the real things moms want and desperately need, are not for sale in any store.
by Rebecca Cofiño – Author of Stress Free Holidays: Bring Back Joy & Peace.
Children bring so much joy to the holidays, but behind the scenes, they also create a lot of work for busy moms. We all want to create magical moments for our families, but the truth is, the holidays involve a lot of extra work and stress for already overwhelmed mothers. Never fear, I’ve got six sanity saving tips to help you streamline your holiday, and even have a chance to relax and enjoy it.
Before becoming a mom, I had never heard of the “mom brain”, and even in the beginning I still thought it was quite an exaggerated concept. I mean, if you used to be sharp and could remember things well, how on earth could that suddenly change just because you had a kid? Oh, how naïve I was…
Christmas might still seem very far away, but it will be here before we know it. So for a planning perspective, we better start thinking about lists for whom we´re going to get what.