My first “mommy sabbatical,” a respite from all parental and home responsibilities, was back at the end of February. How did this come about? After 10 days of quarantine with the kids by myself (false alarm!), while simultaneously trying to work and supervise homeschool, Mr. Real Life Style recognized I needed a respite.
This Mother’s Day Gift Guide has something special for every mom. Mother’s Day is an opportunity to show your love and appreciation for all of the moms in your life; your favorite Auntie, Grandma, your best friend and dog mom, even the office mom.
I have had the pleasure of collaborating with Lori Mihalich-Levin of Mindful Return on this topic of postpartum fashion for the past few years. During the age of Covid-19 quarantine and working/schooling from home, I have once again updated my tips and outfit suggestions for women in between sizes.
Should you buy new clothes or press hold on your shopping while between sizes? For example, after pregnancy, or when you have gained a few pounds from stress? This is a question I hear so often from both new mamas and those who have gained weight from the stress of taking care of young children.
This week’s blog will address the living strategies our family has adopted to get us through virtual/homeschool with two very active boys (1st and 3rd grades), while we work almost full time.