If Motherhood Isn’t a Competitive Sport, Then Why Do We Beat Ourselves Up?

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Guest Post written by Kresha Most days, life is overflowing. Overflowing with goodness, overflowing with activities, overflowing with… well, life. Some days that’s wonderful, but most days I end the day with more than a bit of discontent and guilt gnawing at my heart. This isn’t the type of guilt that comes from true wrongdoing. This is competitive guilt. I feel guilt for not having a tidier home, for having too much stuff, for not being more frugal, for not being more organized, for not […]

The Friends and Foes of Motherhood

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Motherhood isn’t easy.  There are many ways to describe motherhood – joyful, challenging, unique, consuming, wonderful, exhausting, humbling, rewarding – but easy isn’t one of them. As mothers, our greatest privileges and our greatest joys in life also happen to be some of our greatest challenges. There are things we can do to help make the job of motherhood easier and more joyful. Those things are like friends in that they lighten our burden and make our journey more joyful.  They are the friends of […]

Keeper of the Home’s Pocket Diaper Review

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Why pocket diapers? For over 4 years, I used fitted diapers with covers, and I was happy with them. Yes, they could be a bit bulky but I didn’t have any major issues. They were simple to use and cost effective to buy. Then I discovered pocket diapers. I have been a bit like a kid in a candy store. I’m in love. Here’s why: Pocket diapers are more trim and fitted. They come in so many adorable colors and designs. In my experience, they […]