Motherhood

5 Verses to Pray Over Your Kindergartener

Micah is starting kindergarten next month. I’m not old enough to be here. Well, I am. Obviously. But I really don’t feel like it. He had his preschool graduation and kindergarten orientation a couple of months ago, and we got a lot of lists. What should your kindergartener know by the first day of school? What can you do to…

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Psalm 16:11 | Joy in Motherhood | Feeling Underwhelmed | Feeling Overwhelmed | Sane at Home Mom
Motherhood

Overwhelmed and Underwhelmed

Motherhood is hard. I feel like I write about this a lot, both privately and on the blog. It is the season of life I am in right now, however. I have a baby who still physically needs me, but wants to be independent. A two year old spitfire who is learning boundaries, and a five year old little boy…

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Motherhood

Getting Picky Kids to Eat

My five year old son is a super picky eater. He won’t eat eggs, most meats, bananas, melted cheese(?!) or any cooked vegetables. He does get a good mix of nutrients and proteins in his diet in other ways, but not without some struggle. I have heard all of the suggestions before on how to get him to eat. We…

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Love Yourself | Self-Love | Selfie | 2018 Goals | Sane at Home Mom
Lifestyle, Motherhood, Pictures

Love Your Self[ie]

I hate selfies. No, I don’t hate your selfie (in fact I probably love it), and I don’t hate trying to reach my awkwardly long arms out in the perfect angle, with the perfect lighting to capture how hot I look today. I just don’t like being in pictures. I don’t know if I’ve always been this way, honestly. If…

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Lifestyle, Motherhood

Family Christmas Traditions

My oldest kid is only four, so we don’t have a ton of family traditions yet, but I seriously love the idea of having the same things to look forward to every year. My son is the age now where he remembers things from last year, and he loved them so much that those will probably be our traditions. North…

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Postpartum Hair Loss | New Confidence | Biblical Self Worth | saneathomemom.com
Lifestyle, Motherhood

Losing My Hair, Gaining New Confidence

So I am almost five months postpartum, and I feel like soon it will be hard to blame my horrible eating habits on nursing, or my extra fifteen pounds on “baby weight”. With this realization, I have started going to the gym more regularly, along with my running. (Read more about my first postpartum race HERE.) I have been feeling…

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Toddler Gift Guide | Preschooler Christmas Gift Guide | saneathomemom.com
Gifts, Motherhood

Toddler/Preschooler Gift Guide

  It’s October 27th, which means Christmas is almost two months away. WHAT. This last summer has honestly flown by. Probably because we were in survival mode with a newborn, but now we are out of that. And just in time for my FAVORITE time of year. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas. AH. In preparation for the holiday season, I’m throwing together…

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My First Postpartum Race | Runaway Pumpkin 8k Recap | saneathomemom.com
Fitness, Lifestyle, Motherhood

Runaway Pumpkin Recap

  Today at four months postpartum, I ran an 8k. This isn’t a huge distance; just under five miles. I set a goal for myself to do it in under ten-minute miles, and a secondary goal to do it in under an hour. I was ambitious about getting into shape after having Elise and determined to run a manageable race…

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