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What To Post About On Your Mom Blog About Your Family’s RV Trip

If you run a mom blog, you should know full well that a family RV trip is far too big of an opportunity to pass up to write about.

In fact, you can probably get multiple posts out of a single RV trip, even if it’s only a quick…

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As the music rises and your guests’ heads start to turn, they’ll be delighted to see the cutest little members of the wedding party start making their way down the aisle.

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The Importance of Dinner Together

Many mothers believe that the single most important activity you can do with your children is to read to them at night, help them with schoolwork to make sure they get good grades, or make sure they are always nearby.  …

Kindness

This “Mommy Wars” thing is a real. This term was first coined to describe the “us versus them” attitude of Stay at Home Moms and Career Moms; but really, it has become so much more. I feel like nowadays, everyone has an opinion about how you’re raising your child, and how you can do it better. And now that we’re all online, posting on Mom Forums/Mom Groups can sometimes get like this:

Yeah, I’m not kidding.

I found that clip yesterday while I was watching an old rerun of 30 Rock (I love you, Liz Lemon) and it just made me laugh out loud. And also, cry a little on the inside. Come on you guys, why are we all so judgmental about each other?

But more than me wanting us to be kinder to each other, I want everyone to take a moment to remember to be kind to ourselves, as well. If you’re anything like me, I often beat myself up about my own parenting – things that I do anyway, even though ‘the experts’ say I shouldn’t do them. For example, this past weekend, I had a lot of things to take care of in preparation for some guests we were hosting. I didn’t plan my time properly, so I let Olive watch a little more TV than usual while I scampered around the house. I felt so guilty that we didn’t take her out to play for that one day. I was upset that I wasn’t better organized, and that the TV was turning Olive’s brain to mush. It’s almost like that one additional hour of TV had erased every other good thing I had done for her in the past week. Or year.

Why do we give ourselves so much grief?

So, ladies – let’s all try to be kind. Be kind to the mom who doesn’t share your same opinions on sleep training, or vaccinations. But also remember to be kind to yourself – and remind yourself that you’re a good mom, and you’re just trying to make it through the damn day.

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