It's never too early to think about those crisp, fall mornings, or visualize the changing leaves....ooooh, or plan for the plethora of apple recipes. There are so many ways to get active with your little ones this fall!
We say goodbye to 2020 with gratitude for and in awe of this community. Your dedication to your families, your health and your community inspires us everyday as we journey through these difficult times.
My how the times have changed. Remember getting the Toys R' Us catalog in the mail in early November so you could dog-ear approximately 900 pages displaying toys/stuffies/games you HAD to have for Christmas? Now kids have Amazon Wish Lists and mark ...
This (experiencing the joy of a rainbow baby) is not lost on me. I know not everyone will get their rainbow at the end of the storm. Women who are dear friends of mine, for whom my heart breaks, struggle with infertility or loss. But a rainbow is also a bridge to a promise that hope is just over the arc.
This is Mother's Day 2020. Each year this day is so very special for mothers and mother figures (and the little ones who love them). The need to share the special moments that we will remember for years to come is more important than ever as we continue to navigate our days. While most of us may be physically separated from our extended family members, here are a few of the memories we can still make on this day celebrating the love, kindness and strength of mothers.
It may be a few weeks, even months, before we see happy couples or groups of friends posting date night and moms' night photos on social media. At least those from OUTSIDE our homes...less than 6 feet from other people. In the meantime, what we will see are amazingly creative stay-date nights and virtual happy hours. Check out these ideas from some of our MOMLETA Moms!
The amount of well-intentioned health advice out there can be overwhelming for anyone. My health outcome would have been very different without the direction and support of my Mom Strong community through the Mother Love Challenge. Here are my top 5 MOLO takeaways (BONUS - I've been maintaining each of these for the past 4 years).