As a mom and a physician, I frequently think about my family’s health and how I can continually improve it. By no means do I ensure that my toddler only eats ‘healthy’ foods. Between the goldfish and fruit snacks, I feel most accomplished when he at least gets some calories in him. However, I do […]
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Here are some things I’ve found as I’ve volunteered: I meet new friends. I grow and develop skills I didn’t even know I had. And I have fun – serving others takes the focus off my problems and allows me to see how I can help others in their struggles.
We are so thankful to Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping for providing this sponsored post. All opinions are our own, and we partner with local businesses who we love and trust.I have been seeking my “fight” for the past eight years, which just happens to coincide when my first son was born. I’ve tried many methods: training […]
Last summer, we learned we were pregnant days before the doctors told my dad he had stage 4 cancer with weeks to live. Fast-forward six weeks. We found no heartbeat on the ultrasound only a few days before learning that Dad’s volleyball-size liver tumor was gone. Gone. We lost our precious baby, but got to […]
One child is sick and in need of urgent care. The other is having an epic meltdown. So what do you do? Pack their things, load up the car, travel to the nearest ER and sit in a crowded waiting room with two cranky kiddos. We’ve all been there. Instead of dragging your children out […]
In regards to parenting a young child, a dear friend once told me, “don’t lose yourself in the temporary.” It had been a tough day of juggling parenting and work – all my resources felt drained. From work deadlines and a teething, cranky toddler to a pile of projects clamoring for my limited energy, the […]
Colorado Springs Moms Blog cares deeply about our community. To that end, we are launching a monthly series called “COSMB Cares.” In these posts, we will highlight a national or international cause and one or more of the local organizations working to improve that situation. February is American Heart Month. This second installment of “COSMB […]
One of the things I never questioned about being a mom was my desire to breastfeed. Breastfeeding has so many benefits for mama and baby—it just seemed like a no-brainer. And even though I knew, intellectually, that my big boobs didn’t necessarily mean more food for my baby, it seemed like I had good equipment for […]
To stay connected and to avoid this stand off, it’s important to be open about our feelings and our needs. There is a better way to handle it than saying, “I have a headache” or “I’m just not in the mood” or thinking, “Let’s get this over with.” We need to be brave enough to […]
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