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When your baby is sick

…Doesn’t it just break your heart?  This week, as you know, I’ve been alone with Baby G, so naturally she had to come down with a cold. This is just the second time in her little baby life that she’s been sick, and I knew it wasn’t anything serious, so I wasn’t really worried or…
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Are you jealous of your spouse's career?

As a stay-at-home mom I’ve struggled with seeing my husband flourish in his career. I’m happy for him and I love to see him find fulfillment in his work, but I have to admit a part of me is a bit jealous. Maybe some of you understand how I feel. This week, Joe is in…
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A letter from your single girlfriends

Dearest moms and readers of Creating Mom, First of all, thank you for reading my sis-in-laws blog – I love reading her posts about all the things she’s learning, and of course hearing the latest stories of my niece, Baby G.  My name is Elizabeth, blogger at Souly Satisfied, where I share about living a…
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Baby falls off bed, mama loses head

Well, it happened. My sweet girl fell off the bed yesterday. I brought Baby G into bed with me when Joe left for work for an early morning nursing and cuddle session, as we often do. After we both fell back asleep for another hour, I woke up with the sun and kissed her sweet…
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Seven tips for a creative retreat- a.k.a., an excuse to not wear makeup

Have you ever been on a craft retreat? Baby G and I joined a few special women in Sunriver, Oregon, to immerse ourselves in crafting for a couple of days… something that I’ll call a craft retreat. A craft retreat is when a group of creatives (or in my case, creative wanna-bes) get together, equipped…
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Seven tips for a creative retreat- a.k.a., an excuse to not wear makeup

Have you ever been on a craft retreat? Baby G and I joined a few special women in Sunriver, Oregon, to immerse ourselves in crafting for a couple of days… something that I’ll call a craft retreat. A craft retreat is when a group of creatives (or in my case, creative wanna-bes) get together, equipped…
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My first day as a stay-at-home mom

Today is my first day as a stay-at-home mom. Early this morning, my first subconscious waking thoughts were about what I might wear to work today. Typical Monday morning thoughts. Would the baby sleep in long enough for me to sneak in the shower? What would I pack for lunch? What stories am I working…
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