We should celebrate the wisdom, growth, and experiences that we gain each year. I am not dreading turning 40, I am finally turning 40! Do you ever have those moments when you look in the mirror and do not recognize the Continue reading I Am Finally Turning 40!
To Barbie or not to Barbie, is that the question? Sydney is three, and she wants to be just like me. She asks to use my make-up, and for me to straighten her hair. When we leave the house in Continue reading Should I Let My Daughter Play With Barbie?
Finding time to exercise without our kids often prevents us from working out. Here are 10 tips to exercise with kids: 1. Be Realistic. You probably aren’t going to have 90 minutes to spend on weights and the treadmill. Be serious about how Continue reading 10 Tips to Exercise with Kids
Loving Myself without Make Up for My Children was inspired by a piece written by Violet’sMama called “I’m Not Pretty Enough”. Whether you have children or not, this is a piece that should be read. My daughter, 3, has started Continue reading Loving Myself without Make Up for My Children
I have not always been overweight, but I am now. I made the mistake of things this gave me less worth. Now I know that my weight does not define me. Welcome to Our Muddy Boots! Follow us on Pinterest Continue reading My Weight Does Not Define Me
I am about to share a novel, brilliant and simple suggestion. You will not be prepared for it. When you hear it, your shoulders will sink, a weight will be lifted, and you will be filled with lightness and hope. Continue reading Mommy Wars and Judgment Prohibited: Freeing Ourselves
I would not share it if I did not love it. I doubled the amount of pasta and beans. Once they were cooked I removed about 3/4 of the pasta and beans and stored them in the fridge. Throughout the Continue reading Recipe Share: White Bean Dill Soup & Sweet Potato Biscuits
I was at the gym yesterday and was surprised by the judgments that I made of a fellow exerciser. The woman standing across from me was the very definition of the stereotypical stay at home mom, poor thing. She and Continue reading Poor Thing