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Another Baby Book!

In Family, Pregnancy by Happy Mom Guide Staff

Why a new baby book? As previously shared, I put together a new kind of baby book (since the baby books I’d previously come across were not what I was looking for). You can read that original post about the story behind the first baby book I made here. Below is some copy-pasta from the story of that first baby …

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Good Bones

In Family by Happy Mom Guide Staff

In the post about why it’s important to be happy as a mom, there was a little about this idea of choosing happiness in the face of negativity, and especially in the context of a messy world. As mentioned in the original post, when talking about choosing to be a happy mom… “I don’t mean a mom who ignores everything …

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Top 5 Fathers Day Gifts

In Family by Happy Mom Guide Staff

Happy June! Fathers Day is around the corner (in 2 weeks actually) and while you could wait for a week and a half an just Prime a gift then, some people like to cross things off their lists sooner rather than later. So, if you like not waiting until the last minute and if you’re looking for the best gift …

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Why Be a Happy Mom?

In Be Happy, Motherhood, Self-Care by Happy Mom Guide Staff

Have you ever heard the quote, in the end, you’re the only one who can give your kids a happy mom who loves life? It’s actually a variation on a quote from the author Janene Wolsey Baadsgaard, writer of the book Grin & Share It: Raising a Family with a Sense of Humor. In the original quote, it’s phrased in …

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You don’t have to text back right away!

In Be Happy, Self-Care by Happy Mom Guide Staff

Happiness Hack: You don’t have to text people back the second you get a text message. Ever since I became a much, much slower text-responder (motherhood, man), I’ve been thinking about how people tend to assign meaning to the amount of time that passes between their messaging you and your responding. It got me thinking about the ~rules~ around texting …