I used to say the word “should” a lot. I had the constant feeling that what I was doing at the moment wasn’t good enough. I thought things like: "I should be cleaning while the baby sleeps." "I should be reading...

Depression is a Jerk

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I have so much to say and so little motivation to say it. Things to do, but no energy. My to-do list grows exponentially every day that I neglect it until it becomes so overwhelming that it makes my...
I thought I would feel an instant connection with my second baby like I did with my first. I thought I would get to hold my little boy in my arms and feel all the warm fuzzies. I thought...
I recently viewed a TikTok that brought me to tears – and not even laughing tears!  Basically, it was an animation of a figure facing a dark tunnel labeled “UNIVERSITY” and he is asking his personified childhood if he...
To The Mom Who Reached Out: Thank You. I am a chronic over-thinker. I analyze everything- from the things I say,  to the way I look, to the things other people say, and what it all means. This can make...
Almost an entire year of trying to get pregnant and I couldn’t understand why we weren’t.  With all of our other children, I felt like all we had to do was look at each other and we were expecting. ...
If you were to sit around chatting with my kids long enough, one of them would inevitably try to embarrass me by telling you about one of my less than perfect moments. “Did you know my mom once threw...
This week, I jumped down the rabbit hole that was my middle school and high school music playlists. My sweet fourteen-year-old sister-in-law just received a used iPod and all she wanted was some music to listen to on her...
Sure, I kind of stole the title from Rachel Hollis and her awesome book, but I’ve just gotta tell you something that’s been on my mind! I see this almost every time a picture is posted on Facebook or...

Be a Selfish Mom

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I have worked in the beauty industry as a cosmetologist for five years now and something that always amazes me is the stigma of a mom taking time away from her kids to get pampered. I can’t tell you...

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EIM Nonprofit Spotlight :: Proform Airborne Jump Rope Team

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East Idaho Moms is excited to feature the Proform Airborne Jump Rope Team as our nonprofit for May 2022. Eastern Idaho is fortunate to have a wealth of...