Family and Parenting


How to Maintain a Healthy Marriage After Kids

Remember when you spent the workweek anxiously awaiting your weekend plans? When the biggest challenge of Saturday night was picking where to eat? Now you spend Friday night trying to figure out what to do with your little noisemakers so you can go out to eat somewhere other than the kid-friendly chain restaurant […]

Whether you're in your first year of marriage, or years into your journey together, bringing kids into the picture changes everything. From struggles with intimacy to parenting approach differences, marriage after kids is a challenge. Get some advice on how to spice things up and reach your marital goals in this post on how to maintain a healthy marriage after kids. #SaneMomma #MarriageGoals #MarriedLife #ParentingAdvice #Parenthood #NewMom

10 Ways to be the Best Mom Ever - I know, the headline of this post is a little much. Am I really going to give you the secret sauce to becoming the best mom ever? Am I even the best mom ever? Nope. But I'm working toward it every day and I want to share with you the ways that I believe we, as moms, can be the best possible versions of ourselves for our children. #SaneMomma #MotherhoodTips #MomLife #MomTips #ParentingAdvice #MotherhoodInspiration

10 Ways to be the Best Mom Ever

I know, the headline of this post is a little much. Am I really going to give you the secret sauce to becoming the best mom ever? Am I even the best mom ever? Nope. But I’m working toward it every day and I want to share with you the […]


Parenting Together: 5 Steps to Becoming the Perfect Parenting Team 6

Parenting requires teamwork, but as new parents, it’s not always easy to find the balance between your roles. Parenting together means being on the same page, and knowing what to do when you’re not. After a long family filled vacation with our toddler, where our parenting team skills were tested […]

Parenting requires teamwork, but as new parents, it's not always easy to find the balance between your roles. My husband and I have worked hard to master the art of parenting together. Together, we have determined there are 5 steps to becoming the perfect parenting team! Read more to find out what it takes to find harmony and balance in your home. #SaneMomma #Parenting #Parenthood #NewParents #Motherhood #MomLife #MarriedLife #DadLife #Fatherhood

Aint no hood like motherhood! During pregnancy, I had no idea how motherhood would change me. I didn't know about the struggles and the moments of pure joy that would soon come. If you're an expecting mom, a new mom, or even a seasoned pro, read more about these 9 unexpected ways that motherhood changes you for some encouragement and inspiration! #SaneMomma #Motherhood #MomLife #Pregnancy

9 Unexpected Ways That Motherhood Changes You

Everyone told me that becoming a mother would change my life. “you’ll never sleep again but it’s totally worth it”, they said. Obviously, I anticipated that it would change me in some way, but I never saw myself as a very maternal person. I was convinced that I would not […]


Preparing for a Cross-Country Move with Kids

When my son was just 3 months old, we packed up our entire home and moved from Arizona all the way to New Hampshire. Now, just before my son’s 2nd birthday, we’re doing it all again! Back to Arizona, we go. We learned a lot the first time around and […]

Planning a cross-country move with kids? I've done it once and I'm about to do it again! Get all the best tips from someone who has been there! I'll walk you through the exact process I used last time, and share with you the tips I wish I knew before! So, if you're moving to a new state with kids, you'll definitely want to check out this post for packing tips, organization hacks and more! #SaneMomma #MovingTips #TravelingWithKids #Motherhood #OrganizationHacks

Whether your looking for invitations for baby's first birthday or graduation thank you cards, you'll want to reach this post about where to find unique, affordable and customizable stationary that moms love. #SaneMomma #Stationary #FirstBirthday #MomLife #Invitations

Unique Kid’s Birthday Party Invitations Moms Will Love

Getting ready for your little one’s upcoming birthday party? The process of selecting and sending out invitations for this special day can be overwhelming. Today I want to share with you how you can find and create unique kid’s birthday party invitations, among other great stationery ideas, quickly and inexpensively. […]


Do You Really Need to Play With Your Kids? 6

Do you really need to play with your kids? I’ve seen this topic pop up a bit more lately, and it’s something I’ve struggled with myself. The controversy surrounding what “type” of mom you are or should be is overwhelming, to say the least. Playing with your kids is one […]

Do you really need to play with your kids? Feeling mom guilt for not spending enough time playing with your little one? Learn more about why independent play is good for kids and how you can start adding it to your daily routine. #SaneMomma #Parenting #MomLife #Motherhood #ToddlerLife #WAHM #SAHM

How to Prepare Your Mind and Body for Pregnancy

How to Prepare Your Mind and Body For Pregnancy

Congratulations, you’ve decided to have a baby! Whether this is your first attempt, or you’re looking to expand your family, there are a few things you should do to prepare for pregnancy. When my husband and I decided we were ready to have a family, we wanted to do everything right. […]


How to Fly with an Infant 2

A while back, I wrote about how to fly with a toddler. Since then, I have received requests for a post on how to fly with an infant, as these are two very different experiences. The first flight I ever took with my son was when he was just 3 […]

How to Fly with an Infant

How to Have a Balanced Life as a Mom and a Wife

How to Have a Balanced Life as a Mom and a Wife 10

As young girls, many of us fantasized about one day becoming a wife and a mother. We had baby dolls that we cared for as though they were real. We had crushes on boys and practiced signing our names with their last name at the end. Back then, we never […]


How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day When You’re Married with Kids 4

  How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day When You’re Married with Kids   Celebrating Valentine’s Day when you’re married with kids is no easy feat, but it’s more important than ever. Before having kids it was easy to make any day special, though most of us probably didn’t think to take […]

How To Celebrate Valentine's Day When You're Married with Kids

10 Best Finger Foods for Toddlers

10 Best Finger Foods for Toddlers

  10 Best Finger Foods for Toddlers   Admit it! You have been through a stage when you have asked yourself and others—maybe shouted in your mind or at the house, too—“What the heck do I feed my one year old?!” Got you there!   Feeding your toddlers can be […]