Author Archives: Magnolia Mom

A Christmas Experience.

Mother and her girls

As we get deeper into the holiday season, it seems like we’re reaching deeper into our pockets. Actually, it doesn’t SEEM that way, it IS that way. Sure, the season is about giving and we all want to find the perfect gifts for our loved ones but it’s time we take a step back. Especially when it […]

Life Changes.

Mom snuggling with baby

Although this title references a really great Thomas Rhett song, it also references the realm of becoming a parent. Life changes. And boy does it change. Remember being a kid and being totally indestructible? Like nothing in the world could hurt you or scare you? Ok that was probably a long time ago – but […]

Mother’s Day

Mother Nursing

As Mother’s Day approaches we’d like to step back and appreciate so many of the different mom-types we know and love.  Mom. It’s a simple 3-letter word yet encapsulates so much. A 3-letter word that categorizes millions of people that are so drastically different, yet all connected by one common thread: our children. There’s the […]

Because Potty Training has to happen.

Potty Trainer

TGIF! Any parents out there planning on potty training this weekend? I’m sure you’ve heard of all sorts of methods, and they all work differently for each child. Here are a few that are tried and true and are definitely worth a deeper look: 1. Watch and Wait. This requires attention. A whole lot of […]