Modern Mothering: Why I Don’t Want To Be A “Good” Mom

What does it mean to be a "good" mom anyway? I think it depends on each individual - each circumstance and situation. That makes the most sense, right? Though, society beats this idea into our brains that somehow, magically, we are ALL "good" moms. Without knowing us...

How Ambition Made Me A Better Mom

WRITTEN BY LILY UGBAJA Who is a mother? What is her purpose, her higher calling? I thought I had all the answers 3 years ago until suddenly I didn’t. We were on our way back home from church that sunny Sunday afternoon when my 2 year old threw a major tantrum. It was...

Wherever You Are, Be All There

WRITTEN BY JENNIFER MILLER It’s funny how fast life goes when you have kids. The day to day can get overwhelming, but we make it through some how, don't we? The sleepless nights, teething, terrible twos, and the endless diapers will come to an end. Then we are left...

How To Reconnect With Your Spouse After Kids

Q: “My husband and I want to spend more time together after the kids are in bed, but we’re both so tired and unmotivated that we end up just zoning out in front of the tv. Do you have any ideas on what we can do with our time to better connect with each other?” –...

WAHM’s: How Does Working From Home Affect My Child?

Q: I am a work from home mama with a toddler. I was wondering how working from home while he plays by himself might affect him emotionally? - Anonymous, Texas. Angelica: This is a great question and something I can imagine many work-from-home mothers are concerned...

Inspiring Confidence: Your Daughter’s First Bra

Do you remember your first bra? I was eleven, and according to my mother, more emotionally ready than physically. My sisters and friends were all wearing bras, and I felt self-conscious and left out. My mom took me, WITHOUT my sisters (which was very rare and quite...

7 Ways To Feel Better (even when you’re tired, stressed, and late!)

On more days than I care to admit, I wake up feeling a little less than enthusiastic. My kids are little, which means that despite wanting or needing to do something for myself (or for my business or my blog), they come first. And they know it. If I even attempt to...

I Wasn’t Made For This, But I’m Gonna Kick A** Anyway

Somewhere along the way, someone told us that because we are women and we are physically capable, we are supposed to have children. We are supposed to feel fulfilled and complete once we become mothers, because it's our purpose. It's what we're made for. But what if...

Outlines.

Sometimes I wish my story was slightly more scandalous and interesting... like those actors who started out cleaning toilets or bar-tending and now have Golden Globes sitting on their mantle, run a clothing empire, and own 6 cars. However, my story is pretty ordinary,...

How 1 Simple Concept Changed My Entire Perspective As A Mom

Driving to my Stroller Strides workout last Monday morning and listening to a podcast I had just learned about over the weekend, I had a MAJOR revelation. Like a life-altering, perspective-changing, mind-shifting, relationship-transforming kind of revelation. All from...

Modern Mothering: Why I Don’t Want To Be A “Good” Mom

What does it mean to be a "good" mom anyway? I think it depends on each individual - each circumstance and situation. That makes the most sense, right? Though, society beats this idea into our brains that somehow, magically, we are ALL "good" moms. Without knowing us...

How Ambition Made Me A Better Mom

WRITTEN BY LILY UGBAJA Who is a mother? What is her purpose, her higher calling? I thought I had all the answers 3 years ago until suddenly I didn’t. We were on our way back home from church that sunny Sunday afternoon when my 2 year old threw a major tantrum. It was...

How Self Growth Transformed My Marriage

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” - Anais Nin Holy moly, you guys. I am on the verge of joyful tears as I write this post today. This weekend, my husband returned home from a 4-day work trip....

Wherever You Are, Be All There

WRITTEN BY JENNIFER MILLER It’s funny how fast life goes when you have kids. The day to day can get overwhelming, but we make it through some how, don't we? The sleepless nights, teething, terrible twos, and the endless diapers will come to an end. Then we are left...

Millennial Mama: Becoming Me

This year has been a year of MASSIVE change for me and my family. Not only have I created and launched a business AND a blog while staying at home with my babies, internally, I am not the same person I was last fall. Not by miles. My emotions and thoughts are...

Meet Bex

Wife, mama, writer, blogger, serial entrepreneur. Enjoys red wine, a clean kitchen, moments of silence, and twinkle lights. Self-improvement & growth mindset junkie. Believes life's to short to lie to yourself about anything.

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