Being a mom is hard work. But it’s also the best job in the world. Here at Opinions of a Moody Momma, we celebrate all things motherhood. From the joys to the challenges to the everyday moments in between, we’re here to support and encourage you every step of the way.
So whether you’re a first-time Momma or a seasoned pro, we hope you’ll join us on this journey as we laugh, cry, and everything in between. Welcome to Momma Galore!
The Joys of Motherhood
There’s nothing quite like the feeling of holding your baby for the first time. Those first few weeks (or months) are a blur of feedings, diapers, and sleepless nights. But amidst all the chaos, there are also plenty of joyful moments. The first time your baby smiles at you. Their first steps. The pride you feel when they accomplish something new. These are the moments that make motherhood so special.
The Challenges of Motherhood
Of course, being a mom also comes with its fair share of challenges. There will be days (and sometimes even weeks) when you feel like you’re barely keeping your head above water. That’s normal! Know that you’re not alone in feeling this way and that it’s okay to ask for help when you need it. Lean on your friends, family, and fellow mommas for support—we’re all in this together.
In between all the highs and lows, there are also the everyday moments that make up motherhood. The routines and rituals that help bring some stability to our lives. These are the moments that might not seem special at first but that we’ll look back on fondly one day. Reading bedtime stories, snuggling on the couch, playing at the park—these are the moments that make up motherhood and that we’ll cherish forever.
Bonus Tips for Busy (and worried) Moms of Kids That Hate Veggies Like Mine Does
3 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Eat Their Vegetables – I added this section in honor of my son who HATES anything 🥬
1. Make it fun! Add some excitement to mealtime by turning veggies into fun shapes with cookie cutters. The kids will love eating their “animal crackers” and you’ll love that they’re getting their daily dose of nutrients.
2. Let them choose. If your little ones are old enough, let them pick out which veggies they want to eat at the grocery store. This way they’ll be more likely to eat them since they had a say in what’s on their plate.
3. Sneak it in. If all else fails, sneak those veggies into their favorite foods! You can add pureed carrots to spaghetti sauce or spinach to brownies (trust us, they’ll never know).
Motherhood is a wonderful, crazy journey full of highs and lows, joys and challenges, laughter and tears. But it’s also full of love—the deepest kind of love we’ve ever known. So whether you’re just starting out on this journey or you’ve been on it for awhile, know that you’re not alone. We’re all in this together, momma galore!