All tagged mommy wellness
If I'm an adult having tantrums, how could I expect my toddlers to keep calm? I’m learning coping mechanisms for my own emotions and teaching them the same. I’m not anywhere near perfect, but it’s a work in process that could only end in more peace, love and happiness in our family life.
One of my biggest pet peeves as a mom, is the clutter that has taken over our home since having kids. My little ones have too many toys and it feels like I can't keep them contained no matter what I try!
Relaxation Errands. Is there such a thing? I'm making it a thing! The last 2 weeks have been seriously stressful and self-care has gone out the window. Today i'm finding solutions to give myself what I need to feel good and be a great mom!
"Learning to accept and love her postpartum body image along with heightened emotions, hormonal fluctuations and sheer mental and physical exhaustion, causes many new moms to turn away from sex and intimacy with their partner."
“I just don’t feel like I’m worthy of being featured.” These words broke my heart. It saddened me to know that a good mother, a wonderful mother, with wisdom and talents and light to share with the world, felt that she wasn’t deserving of that space and honor.
I am passionate about being a mom to my boys! Thanks to them, I have learned so much about myself. They have been one of the best teachers this life has given me. My hope is that I could be as a good teacher to them, as they have been to me.
Self-care doesn’t always have to mean an expensive trip to a salon. Sometimes good old leftovers and a little strategic time management can do the trick. This mom was able to get her glam on, all on her own with this “diy” tip. Many thanks to my friend and my toddlers for cooperating to the max of their capacity.
As the waves crashed at my feet and retracted, I imagined the water taking all of my worries and stresses away. It was symbolic and it felt great.
Although weight loss was not my goal, I am pretty sure I could comfortably put my wedding dress on today and feel good in it. Which is not too bad after having 2 kids in 3 years.
A dark and abusive relationship threatened to break her brilliant spirit. However, she has overcome, and out of it all came her greatest joy, her “sun."
On any given day, I can find a hundred valid excuses why I can’t work out. I have scheduled workout sessions twice a week and almost every time, I sit thinking about all the reasons why I shouldn’t go.
1. Drink your coffee, while it's hot.
She started throwing bad tantrums. She hid my blackberry among her toys and begged me to pick her up from pre-school.
Resolutions are mostly like wishes written on hot air balloons and released into the sky, with the hope that results will be sprinkled down upon us at some point before the year ends. This year let's make them different!
As I resolve to take better care of myself physically and emotionally in 2017, I’m taking ispeakmom.com along for the ride. I hope that my #missionmommywellness will inspire other moms to take some time back for themselves too.
Especially during the holidays, it’s so hard to put that cookie down…. or that piece of cake… or chocolate. No matter where I went, the choices seemed to be sugary or more sugary and fattening or more fattening. Sometimes the temptation was just too much to resist.
I started "Mission Mommy Wellness" back in September. I found myself feeling depleted of energy physically and emotionally. I was completely ignoring my own health and had to do something about it.
Make-up Artist Nina Alcantara helped me to beat the holiday blues with a makeover for our holiday photo-shoot!