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Reader Spotlight: Turning The Tables

<<< Click here to read previous Reader Spotlights Okay, I promised that I would turn the tables on myself and here you go! I have answered my own questions and tried to share my challenges, my passion and my inspiration! If you want to learn more about me, you can read a post I wrote […]

I Don’t Want to Screw-Up my Daughter’s Self-Image

“Mommy, will I look like you when I grow up?” my five-year-old daughter asks. I pause internalizing the question. Does she want to look like me? Is she afraid she’ll look like me? Do I want her to look like me? Am I about to scar her for life with my answer? Did the professional […]

Why Being a Mother is a Gift (aka Doesn’t Suck)

Every once in a while, when you least expect it, you are reminded why being a mother is a gift (aka doesn’t suck). I was rubbing my neck trying to steal a few minutes at the computer after a very long day of sitting outside on a freezing windy field to watch my oldest son […]

Support Locally Owned Store, While Investing in Yourself and ‘The Girls’

I loved being pregnant – most days. I enjoyed dreaming about the alien growing inside me. I loved the changes only I could feel.  It always felt like I was sharing a secret with my unborn baby. It always felt like I was doing something amazing. I loved nursing all four of my babies – […]

Have You Filled Someone’s Love Bucket Today?

“Mommy, I love you so much,” my five-year-old daughter said sweetly with her big blue eyes gleaming. I was taken off guard, but before I could say anything in response she said, ” I just filled your bucket.” I smiled and said, “I love you too my beautiful girl. ” I wrapped my arms around […]

Finding the Community I Never Knew I Wanted

I started Tiny Steps Mommy alone in front of my computer, but I discovered that no one can do anything alone and be successful. We all need support. We all need a community. And I am so thrilled to be part of a community of local women who understand, guide, and teach me everyday. I was […]

Announcing the Super Mom Contest Winner

After a week of nominations, K Photography and Tiny Steps Mommy are pleased to announce the winner of the free photo shoot for the Super Moms series. Mothers in the Washington, DC area were nominated by friends, sons, daughters, neighbors, and extended family to take part in the Super Mom photography series and calendar. The […]

Nominate a Super Mom to Win Free Photography Session

Are you or someone you know a Super Mom? Well, if you have ever rocked a sick child in your arms all night long, battled your child at the grocery store, or read endless stories before bedtime then you absolutely qualify. For my very first giveaway, I am excited to offer the chance for one […]

My Perfectly Imperfect Weekend Adventures

Memorial Day weekend is one of my favorite weekends all year. It is the weekend my husband and I were married seven years ago. It is also the start of the summer, which is my favorite season. I love that the pool is open and I can count down with the children to the last […]

My Son Learns to Ride a Bike, I Learn I’m a Hypocrite

Pedal, pedal, pedal fall. Pedal, pedal, pedal fall. For three days-in-a-row, I watch in amazement as my six-year-old AD tries to master riding his big boy bicycle without training wheels. After the first day, I didn’t think he would try again. AD shed many tears of frustration. He was hesitant, fearful, and his temper flared every time he hit […]