The Mommy Mindset: Gender Bias and Children

The Mommy Mindset

When I was pregnant, one thing I wanted to avoid was gender bias. I even purchased my bedding and began planning the nursery before I knew if W was a boy or a girl. I love the color pink and I knew that if I found out my child was a girl, the room might… (continue reading)

Choosing Baby Names (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

A number of my friends are pregnant again and although I’m not right now and don’t plan to get pregnant for at least another year, I absolutely love to talk baby names! We have a girl’s name picked out in case our next child is a girl. It’s actually not the same name we had… (continue reading)

My Mommy Super Power (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

As I’ve mentioned before I am an official Nuby Mommy Blogger and one of the things I had to share with Nuby was my Mommy Super Power. It was challenging to figure out what my Mommy Super Power is and I have a feeling that you develop more and more powers as your children grow… (continue reading)

Mommy Me Time (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

As a mom, finding time to relax and just have some me time is a huge challenge. Personally, I struggle with the fact that I want to be with W all of the time but if I don’t take some time for myself then I it becomes more challenging to be patient with everything going… (continue reading)

Toddlers, Technology, Too Young? (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

This weekend I got an early Mother’s Day gift — an iPad2. J tried to convince me to get the new iPad but the iPad2 has everything I needed. Well, needed isn’t the best way to describe it — wanted is much better. I had been wanting an iPad for quite a while but didn’t… (continue reading)

Easter Traditions for Little Ones (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

Easter is this weekend! W is old enough to participate a little more this year so I had been thinking about the Easter traditions I wanted to start developing this week! Last year I took W to see the Easter Bunny at the mall. It was one of the Easter traditions I wanted to start… (continue reading)

You’re Going to Cut My What? Baby’s First Haircut (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

W’s first hair cut is not something I’m looking forward to because I love his curls! I am also traumatized by the thought of losing some of his precious curls. I also struggle with the idea of trying to get him to sit down long enough to get his first hair cut! If you’ve been… (continue reading)

Toddlers and Books: What Are Your Favorites? (Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

This week’s topic for The Mommy Mindset is all about books! There are so many books out there that it can be difficult to figure out what books are best for your toddler. This week, I’ve joined forces with some of my fellow moms to talk about our favorite books for our little ones as… (continue reading)

Good Night, Sleep Tight – Bedtime Routines (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

This week’s discussion centered around bedtime routines and what different families do (or don’t do) to make bedtime a bit easier. I was willing to admit that we don’t have a great bedtime routine around our house and it was great to hear from other mothers! I think I have a few new ideas to… (continue reading)

To Homeschool or Not to Homeschool (The Mommy Mindset)

The Mommy Mindset

After missing last week’s discussion, I’m back again and the topic is one that interests me because I’m a public school teacher. The ladies joining me this week include Cyndy from Mama Does It All, Ashley from Maryland Momma’s Rambles & Reviews, Darcy from Tales From the Nursery, Kathleen from Callista’s Ramblings, Heather from Full… (continue reading)


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