• Mom Guilt: Why It Plagues Us and How to Fight It

    The biggest surprise I’ve had from motherhood is what a beast mom guilt can be. I had never experienced such a recurring feeling of personal deficiency before, especially from something I put so much heart and energy into. Practically from the…

  • 21 Smart Ways to Make Life Easier for Busy Moms

    Being a mom is the most exhausting, wonderful job I’ve ever had. It is hard work. Some days, I don’t have much left in the tank. As a mom, it’s too easy to feel like you’re failing at everything (you’re not).…

  • What It’s Like Starting a Family While Living Abroad

    Guest post by LaShawn at The Yokohama Life Back in 2010 I graduated from university and entered the job market during the worst economic recession to hit the US in recent history. Jobs were scarce, and the few that were available…