How to effortlessly raise good children

family making breakfast in the kitchen

People have told me that my children are “well behaved” or “good.” It doesn’t always feel that way to me. But, I guess, if that’s their public persona, I should be happy.​​​​​​​ I definitely don’t feel like my children are always good. They fight. They spend too much time on screens. They make huge messes. […]

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Surviving Covid 19 with Tweens

We’re well into this pandemic in Canada now, and what a crazy time it is. Government officials are speaking to us every day. Numbers are thrown around in ways that are often hard to visualize. Our futures are completely unknown. When will school continue? Will it resume this year at all? Are we flattening the […]

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How Busy Moms Can Get Better Sleep

Busy moms can get better sleep

*How Busy Moms can get Better Sleep is a guest post. If you are interested in having your writing hosted on A Modern Mom’s Life, please visit my Guest Posting page.* As a mom, nothing in life matters more to you than your kids. Getting them dressed, making sure they’re eating, and taking care of their […]

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I’m leaving perfection behind

leaving perfection behind

This year I turn forty. That’s four decades lived. I’ve grown two humans inside my body, and learned many things over the years, including Everything changes, There’s never enough time, and Perfection is a myth. I’ve been doing so many things. Parenting, working full time, blogging, writing for others, maintaining a home and a marriage, […]

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How to Avoid Stress as a Working Mom

Avoid stress as a working mom

*How to avoid stress as a working mom is a guest post. If you are interested in having your writing hosted on A Modern Mom’s Life, please visit my Guest Posting page.* Being a mom already involves a wide range of stressors, and adding a child to the mix makes things even more complicated. In […]

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