• Family,  Mommy Self-Care

    Best Products to Use When Caring for Your Sick Toddler

    How to Get Through The Rest of Cold & Flu Season Best Products to Use When Caring for Your Sick Toddler *** Disclaimer | This is not a sponsored post. This post, however, does contain affiliate links. This means I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.  The Mom Blog WI promises to only recommend the best products, and products they actually use and absolutely adore. You can read The Mom Blog WI’s full disclosure policy here. ***       As another crippling round of the sneezes, sniffles,  and raw, runny noses strike our home, we are trying to  buckle down and make it through the last of this…

  • About Me | The Mom Blog WI,  Blogging

    About Me, My Blogging Journey & February Goals

    A little about me and where I came from… My Blogging Journey & February Goals *** Disclaimer | This post contains affiliate links.  This means I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. You can read  The Mom Blog WI’s full disclosure policy here. ***     It’s been so long since I’ve shared anything personal or in-depth about my blogging journey; how things are coming along, the progress I am making and where I am headed. I have so many exciting things to share with you! This is going to be a long one, but there is so much I want to share with other mom bloggers who…

  • Letters to Our Little Ones,  Parenting

    My Baby Boy Won’t Hold My Hand Anymore | The Mom Blog WI

    My Baby Boy Won’t Hold My Hand Anymore… Each time you let go of my hand, my heart breaks a little more. *** Disclaimer | This post contains affiliate links.  This means I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. You can read  The Mom Blog WI’s full disclosure policy here. ***     Every time you let go of my hand because you think can do it without me, my heart breaks a little. When I try to tell you I love you and you tell me, “No,” a piece of me crumbles. Each time you push me away when I try to give you a hug, I…

  • How To Teach Your Toddler To Count by Age 2 | The Mom Blog WI
    Toddler Life

    15+ Ways to Teach Your Toddler How to Count

    15+ Ways to Teach Your Toddler How to Count *** Disclaimer | This post contains affiliate links.  This means I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. You can read  The Mom Blog WI’s full disclosure policy here. ***     Part of teaching our little ones anything in life means integrating those subjects into their everyday life. It’s the only way they will learn consistently and actually grasp certain concepts. Toddlers need repetition and it’s a great way for them to learn. This is no different with letters and numbers.      By age 2, my son was counting from 1-10, (while also infuriatingly skipping the…

  • Mom Life,  The Road To Motherhood

    The Road To Motherhood | Diaper Changes

    Do You Want to Know… What No One Told Me About Motherhood? Changing a baby, and then a toddler’s diaper, is a fiasco, EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. No one thought to tell me this! Not one. Single. Soul.      No one thought that I needed time to mentally prepare for that. See, the pre-mom me had watched plenty of moms change their children’s diapers. And yes, there were plenty of times when I had seen it was an ordeal, of massive proportions! You always see the smiling mom on the TV commercial who’s bending over her precious little baby, getting ready to change their diaper while the baby’s cooing ever so sweetly. …

  • About Me | The Mom Blog WI,  Parenting

    From The Archives | My Biggest Parenting Success

    From The Archives | The Mom Blog WI My Biggest Parenting SuccessPreviously Published June 22nd, 2018     I recently read some blog posts about topics for mom and parenting blogs to write about. I was working on mapping out some ideas and doing some brainstorming for future blog posts. A lot of them said the usual stuff; write about your proudest day as a parent, your biggest parenting success and of course, your biggest parenting failure.  “What is your biggest parenting success?”     Needing a starting point, I compiled a list of topics I wouldn’t mind writing about at some point. And would you believe that in my…

  • Mom Life,  Mommy Self-Care

    Mommy Self-Care | 30+ Ways To Take Care Of Yourself

    30 Days 30 Ways | Mommy Self-Care 30+ Ways To Take Care Of Yourself *** Disclaimer | This post contains affiliate links. This means I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. You can read  The Mom Blog WI’s full disclosure policy here. *** Happy Valentine’s Day from The Mom Blog WI! As parents, we all know how important self-careis. Taking care of ourselves is ultimately takingcare of our little ones, because if we don’t put ourhappiness and sanity first, we will ultimately beuseless in taking care of our little ones.   Welcome to #RealMotherhood… Your legs always need to be shaved, your hair always needs to be washed, you…

  • Guest Posts,  Letters to Our Little Ones,  Mom Life

    Letters to Our Little Ones | Guest Post by yorkshiremumof4

    | Letters to Our Little Ones |  A Guest Post by Gemma, yorkshiremumof4 Slow Down Little One… Mommy Can’t Keep Up  Gemma, Mum of 4. Parenting Blogger with a passion for education and travel writes a letter to Summer, her first born daughter and her Mini-Me as she turns 9, February 3rd.  You can find Gemma over at her Blog: yorkshiremumof4, and also on Twitter & Pinterest. ________________________________________________________ Summer,    ‘A girl’, said the Sonographer. I couldn’t have been more thrilled. I was getting a baby girl. We already had your brother but a girl was delightful to hear. I couldn’t wait till you were born and I bought you lovely dresses and…

  • Blogging

    Inspirational Blogging | 10 Reasons Why You Should Write That Blog Post

    The Mom Blog WI | Inspirational Blogging |10 Reasons Why You Should Write That Blog Post Especially if you’re totally unsure about it…     As a blogger, a writer or an artist of any kind, it’s too easy to become discouraged or lose sight of your goals and ambitions. Sometimes, Motivation and Inspiration are the furthest from your fingertips and you feel completely lost. But hesitation and procrastination also come with fear. It’s too easy to stop writing or write off an idea when you’re worried or stressed out about how your message will be perceived.     If you’re worried about writing something deep, personal or controversial, it’s probably because there’s a really…

  • Toddler Life

    15+ Ways To Let Your Toddler Be More Independent

    | The Mom Blog WI | How to Encourage Your Toddler to be More Independent *** Disclaimer | This post contains affiliate links. This means I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. You can read  The Mom Blog WI’s full disclosure policy here. *** 15+ Ways To Let Your Toddler Be More Independent We all know how important it is to encourage independence in our Toddlers. We so desperately want them to be little independent beings, who can do for themselves, who can sit in their rooms and play by themselves quietly and give us some peace and quiet without hanging on us all day long. We want them…