Listen to Beyond the Crumbs

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the crumbs stuck to your feet? Or the intensity of needs from all directions in your family? Parenting is messy. For every challenge there are countless joys and blessings but sometimes it can be hard to see the sunshine through the smudges. I’m Brittney, a recovering perfectionist, mom ofRead More


The Comparison Cure

As we are all aware of by now: Comparison is the thief of joy. But I don’t let that stop me! I am incredible at comparison. If there was an award for this… It would be MINE! It’s part of my personality. I’m really good at looking at things critically and figuring out ways toRead More


Judgement Proof Parenting

Disclaimer: There is an affiliate link in this article. If you click through and make a purchase I will receive a commission at no additional cost to you. “You can’t claim to care about the welfare of children if you’re shaming other parents for the choices they’re making.” Brené Brown Because I talk about parentingRead More


Crush mom guilt

Tell me if this sounds familiar: After a long day, I finally get the last kid down for bed. They’ve all been fed, hopefully teeth-brushed, read to, sung to, rocked, bounced, nursed, probably re-nursed, and the house is quiet. I’ve been looking forward to this all day! I can finally get the dishes or laundryRead More


Create a safety net of community support

In this episode you will find me unapologetically mixing metaphors… like it or not! In the wild, female elephants surround a birthing mother elephant in a tightly knit circle to assist and celebrate the new arrival. This behavior isn’t unique to the animal kingdom. Throughout history and across cultures, birthing and mothering women haveRead More


Surviving a sick baby

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you follow the link and make a purchase I receive a commission at no additional cost to you.  There’s nothing worse than a sick baby! While that’s not entirely true, in the moment I could be convinced otherwise. “For me, the hardest part of having a sick babyRead More


Progress, not perfection(ism)

Disclosure: This post contains an affiliate link. If you follow the link and make a purchase I receive a commission at no additional cost to you.  My name is Brittney, and I am a recovering perfectionist. Who’s with me? I didn’t always know I was a perfectionist. I thought of a perfectionist as someone whoRead More