I love a practical gift. It might not be super trendy or flashy (see insulated water bottle) but the practical gifts are the ones that I think really can make an impact on a loved one’s day to day life. Hopefully this list of five practical gifts for the work from home mom in your life helps spark some inspiration during this gift-giving season!
As a 3 wing 2, I always want the people around me to feel loved and cared for – and I want to get really GOOD at it so that they continue to feel that love and care. While my intentions may have started with my own desire to be the best at gifting, I think the best part of this experiment was really knowing those around me better and their different motivations and desires that get them through life.
I am hard-pressed to think of many hobbies that can be truly enjoyed by both toddlers and older adults alike,
When I think about my day-to-day life as a mom, I’m pretty sure that I spend 70% of my day
As we approach my December baby’s first birthday and I look back on this season last year, I have some tips to share for other mamas expecting a baby around the holidays. And remember: holidays are for moms, too. Even (especially!) when you’re in such a raw emotional and physical state, you deserve to experience the magic in it all!
Our Advent calendar tradition started around the time my two older kids (now 13 and almost 16) were three and six. I wanted them to experience Advent, as opposed to consuming the typical “open-the-tiny-door-and-get-a-treat” kind of Advent calendar. For me, the season is about preparing our hearts and our homes for Christmas. Teaching my kids what Advent looks like to me, through age-appropriate adventures and experiences, was the driving force as I molded my ideas into what this would look like for us.