Post by contributor Erin Long of Home & Grace Does anyone understand why our ideal is to 'sleep like a baby'? I've spent a lot of nights with babies and let me tell you, I do not want to sleep like one. But I don't necessarily want to sleep like an adult, either. While sleep … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Sleep Better Naturally
Post by contributor Erin Long of Home and Grace [A note from Beth: I am really grateful to Erin for writing on major life changes this month. If you're a regular around here, you know that my family just moved into our new house this past weekend, so we are in the thick of all of … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Major Life Changes
Post by Erin Long, contributor The couch is covered in unfolded laundry. The kitchen sink is pilled with dirty dishes. My unchecked ‘to-do’ list mocks me, my weekly goals are untouched. It’s already half an hour past bedtime and the kids are still running around, not even in their … [Read more...] about 6 Small Habits to Increase Contentment When Life Isn’t Easy
Post by Erin Long of Home & Grace (Beth's note: I am super excited to get some new habits established when we return to normal life after moving into our new home, and I am in love with this balanced and flexible approach to goal-setting. I will absolutely be taking Erin's … [Read more...] about Setting Weekly Goals: A Middle-Ground Approach
Post by Contributor, Erin Long of Home and Grace When your baby is conceived she has a totally unique genetic make up, a mashup of you and your husband's DNA. You can't control whose eye color she will have, if she'll be high-strung like you or relaxed like your husband, or, God … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Promote Healthy Gut Bacteria in Pregnancy and Newborns
Post by guest, Erin Long, of Home & Grace I made one of my best parenting decisions long before I became a mother. Sitting in a psychology class in university I learned about how watching TV negatively affects brain development in children under two. Right then and there I … [Read more...] about Screen Time for Kids: 10 Ways to Find a Healthy Balance
This is a guest post from Erin of Home and Grace. Please welcome her to R+H! I invited her to share her voice in this space and I hope you'll enjoy her thoughts as much as I do. xo, B. *** Like many moms in 2012, I soaked up Pamela Druckerman’s book, Bringing Up Bébé. At the … [Read more...] about Are French Parents All They’re Cracked Up to Be?