Epic Mommy Adventures

Stable Environment: Helping Family Members Feel Secure at Home {Guest Post}

A secure and stable home environment is vital to the health and well-being of all children. It is important for parents to do everything possible to provide a safe and nurturing environment. Although the principles are simple, creating a consistently secure place for children can be a challenge, especially when life gets difficult. It is important for parents to know that there is support available and that there are many things they can do to help them get through challenging times or deal with … [Read more...]

Wake Up Wednesday #107

 Wake Up Wednesday "Linky" Party @ Sew Crafty Angel *********************** Tweet #WakeUpWednesdayLinkyParty107 ************************************************** We are so excited to have so many amazing bloggers party with us. Check out this weeks Featured linkups. Thank you so much to all those who share your blog in our party. Last week we had  438 awesome linkups!     Wake Up and be happy, get excited and have fun with us!  We want to be inspired, entertained, … [Read more...]

Turn It Up Tuesday #125

Welcome to the 125th week of Turn It Up Tuesday! Thank you for stopping by and linking up with us this week, and every week, as we have some fun linking up and getting to know each other! We had quite an amazing week last week, and it's because of all of you! We are so happy to have you all join us for another amazing week! Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic...and having fun! Link up all of your favorite posts (old or new) and meet some awesome bloggers in … [Read more...]

Meandering Mondays #137

Join us this Superbowl Sunday for another week of This Momma's Meandering Mondays!!! We welcome you to meander in for another amazing week and join us for This Momma's Meandering Mondays 137! We look forward to all of your amazing recipes, projects, and anything else that your heart desires! Thank you in advance to all of you who link up with us! We are so thankful to have you joining the party! So pull up a chair and enjoy a cup of java or glass of wine, and take part in the amazing fun, … [Read more...]

Should My Child be Tested? When Behavioral Problems Warrant a Closer Look {Guest Post}

Parents like to believe they can understand and manage their children, no matter what comes their way. However, an increasing number of parents are overwhelmed and baffled by their children’s behavioral issues. Could there be an underlying medical condition responsible for the child’s bizarre and/or bad behavior? What are the signs that a professional assessment is needed? Many disorders are believed to be caused by abnormal functioning of certain types of brain chemicals or … [Read more...]

Turn It Up Tuesday #124

The 124th week of Turn It Up Tuesday is here! We're officially in the month of February (can you believe it?)! Thank you for stopping by and linking up with us this week, and every week, as we have some fun linking up and getting to know each other! We had quite an amazing week last week, and it's because of all of you! We are so happy to have you all join us for another amazing week! Turn It Up Tuesdays is all about being happy, excited, energetic...and having fun! Link up all of your … [Read more...]

Be Good to Yourself: Inexpensive Ideas for Treating Yourself

As a single mom, your entire life is wrapped around your child(ren).  You don't have time or energy to think about anything that does not directly impact your child's life.  You ensure that everything runs smoothly so your child can have the best life that they can have.  But it's okay to take a moment to think of yourself too. I want to treat myself big time, but it's extremely hard to do so right now. Instead, I have to find inexpensive ways to treat myself in small ways on an average day. … [Read more...]

I (No Longer) Resent My Baby Daddy

If I am completely honest with myself, I can admit that I resented my son's father for quite some time. We both had a part in making our son, yet he gets to go off and just live his life as he chooses while I had to become a full-time parent and caregiver.  I felt that I had to put all of my dreams and goals on hold to be a parent, while he had to do nothing at all.  I would replay the feelings of betrayal and frustration that I harbored in regards to our relationship and his lack of involvement … [Read more...]