5 Ways to Reduce Nighttime Anxiety without Drugs

I have anxiety. It seems like everybody does these days. I'm not surprised with all the crazy stuff going on in the world. But I've had it since I was little, when I would lie awake until 3AM, going over everything in my head, listening to every little creak and crack in the dark and … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Nighttime Anxiety without Drugs

Bring the Noise – Using Sound Machines for Sleep

I never tried a sound machine until after my son was born. To be honest, I thought "white noise" was a little creepy after seeing the horror movie with the same name. I got over my apprehension after discovering all the different types of white noise beyond the spooky static in the movie. From crashing … Continue reading Bring the Noise – Using Sound Machines for Sleep

The Mom Cycle

Every day starts with grand intentions about "getting things done." Then I spend the whole day in constant motion, on full mom mode- keeping the toddler happy, cleaning here and there, taking care of home stuff, trying to get blog stuff done, taking care of the dog, cats and fish. And then I feel like … Continue reading The Mom Cycle

Why Sleep is Essential for Moms Looking to Get Fit

Being a mom is not an excuse to pass on the habit of going to gym and getting fit, and this was emphasized recently here on Geek Mamas. It can be empowering to have some ‘me time’ and being able to spend a few hours in a day losing some of the accumulated weight during … Continue reading Why Sleep is Essential for Moms Looking to Get Fit

My Snotty Valentine

I was sick this year for Valentine's Day. I'm still sick actually, and just hoping it's not the killer flu because I'm one of those people who hate going to the doctor and will probably have "No really, I think it's going away" on my tombstone. Because I'm a snotty miserable mess, we cancelled our … Continue reading My Snotty Valentine

It’s So Hard, To Say Goodbye, To Yesterday…

Especially when yesterday your toddler took a 3 hour nap! I hate to say this, but I think nap time is coming to an end. I've been dreading this day and it's hard to accept. Our first year so tough. So tough. We took baby nighttime shifts and slept in the guest room so the … Continue reading It’s So Hard, To Say Goodbye, To Yesterday…