Imbolc 2016 | Happy Mom Musings

Imbolc 2016: Planting Intentions

This year, we celebrated Imbolc, which is the mid-point between the winter solstice and spring equinox, celebrated on February 1st or 2nd.  It the time of year when ewes have babies and give milk, a time when we may notice the days lengthening (they have been since the winter solstice), and to look forward to…

Tiny One's First Christmas | Happy Mom Musings

Tiny One’s First Christmas

We had a wonderful time celebrating Tiny One’s first Christmas!  Here are some highlights: First time meeting Santa!   A Christmas photo shoot! Making cookies with Mommy. Snuggling with Mommy in her new chair from Santa. A video of Christmas morning. We tried to keep it simple and had a relaxing day, hanging out together…

Baby's First 4th of July. A Busy Life... | Happy Mom Musings

A Busy Life…

Between a baby who won’t nap, setting up a new computer, and actually trying to accomplish the many things on my to-do list, I have been neglecting the blog!  I do have several posts in the works – including a long overdue birth story – which I hope to start posting more regularly.  (I am…

10 Ways to Celebrate Midsummer

This Friday is Midsummer – the Summer Solstice!  We think of it as the beginning of summer, but actually, it is the middle of summer since after this date the days start getting shorter again. 🙁  But the days will still be longer than night until the fall equinox, so don’t panic!  Here are some…

Healthy Easter Ideas

This Sunday is Easter!   Unfortunately, for many, the traditions of Easter have turned into lots of candy.  But it is also the perfect time of year to embrace healthy habits.  So I put together some ways to have a healthy Easter. The healthiest thing to do on Easter is to get active and get outside…

Our Christmas in Pictures

Good morning!  I know it has been a little while… No, Tiny One has not arrived yet.  My lack of posting this week is due to a combination of having a large work project and having some issues with my website server (if any of you encountered this, I apologize!) I was hoping to start…