The Ultimate Guide to Fall for The Basic Mom

It’s Almost the most WONDERFUL time of the year: FALL! Maybe it’s just me, but when the school supply list comes out, I start to get that sweet, sweet feeling deep in my basic soul. Fall is coming. Don’t let Hobby Lobby fool you with their Fall isle in July shenanigans! Once the school supplies…

The Bump Tells Parents They’re Doing it Wrong

During my daily scroll thorough Facebook I came across an article posted by The Bump, a motherhood and pregnancy website. Normally I scroll on past them but this one really stuck out to me. To get a better feel for who THE BUMP is, here is their description…”Keeping parents ahead of the curve with the…

Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding

Baby E and I are 10 months into our breastfeeding story…journey…saga…whatever you want to call it so I thought it was time for an update. Instead of just telling you how amazing it is, because it definitely is, I wanted to explain it with a little humor. So thank you Jimmy Fallon for pros and…

Surviving the Winter Blues

As I sat down to write this post it started to snow. Again. Yes it’s Iowa. Yes it’s Winter. I know all of this. I’ve known it my whole life. The problem is the Winter Blues are real. January and February feel like the longest months of the year. Even if we don’t get record…

2019 Mom Goals

My alarm goes off I tried to silence it so I don’t wake the baby. I sneak out of my bedroom, head to the shower and hope to be done before baby opens her eyes. Out of the shower and hurry to get dressed just in time to hear baby blowing raspberries in her bed….

Why Being A Working Mom Sucks.

Tonight is the first night I won’t put my baby to bed. She is 3 days from being 4 months old and tonight I won’t be there to feed her, put her jammies on, kiss her on the forehead, and lay her in her bed. I hate it. I hate everything about it. Que the…