Month: August 2021

How Do You Make Friends When You’re A Mom?

(Featured Photo by Elina Fairytale from Pexels) I met a woman at the grocery store recently and we struck up a conversation. She was enjoying a rare solo shopping trip since she has twins at home, I was shopping with my teenager while rather pregnant with twins… Continue Reading “How Do You Make Friends When You’re A Mom?”

Why You Should Solo Road Trip With Your Kids

Photo by Dominika Roseclay from Pexels

I took my first solo road trip with my daughter when she was only a year old. We drove from where we were living at the time – in the Okanagan Valley, B.C. – to visit a friend in Calgary, Alberta. Roughly a 10… Continue Reading “Why You Should Solo Road Trip With Your Kids”

Self Care For Moms

I follow a fair amount of mom groups and blogs and a common theme I see repeated a lot is that moms don’t get their needs met as often as they should. This is obviously a problem a lot of moms can relate to,… Continue Reading “Self Care For Moms”

Motherhood Is Not A Competitive Sport

(Photo by cottonbro from Pexels) Yeah, I said it. Motherhood is not a competitive sport. Some mom’s seem to have not gotten that memo though. Myself included sometimes. I’m not immune to getting stuck in the trap of at the very least mentally competing… Continue Reading “Motherhood Is Not A Competitive Sport”

Mom-Friendly Fall Fashion Ideas

Right now in mid-August it’s hard to imagine Fall is right around the corner, but it definitely is and will be here before we know it. And though technically fashion isn’t my main focus here on Motherhood In Progress, nor something I’m particularly skilled… Continue Reading “Mom-Friendly Fall Fashion Ideas”

Regretting Motherhood

(Feature image by Kat Jayne from Pexels) The first time I heard of a woman admitting she regretted motherhood, I was horrified. “What kind of a monster regrets the existence of the children she chose to bring into the world?” (I thought at the time. It is… Continue Reading “Regretting Motherhood”

Trying to Find Gender Neutral Baby Names

Featured photo by Kristina Paukshtite from Pexels I spend far more time than I probably should on websites like Nameberry – even though I do use it mostly for naming characters when I’m working on a new story – I just really like names. I love the… Continue Reading “Trying to Find Gender Neutral Baby Names”