Babies & Toddlers, Motherhood

7 Tips to Survive Winter with a Toddler

7 Tips to Survive Winter with a Toddler | www.saraheverafter.comAh, winter. The season of snowball fights, sledding races, skiing and snowboarding, building snowmen in the front yard, hot cocoa with marshmallows, warm sweaters, cozy blankets and flannel sheets. Oh yeah, and….

Cabin Fever.

Especially if you have kids who are used to running off all their pent-up energy outside and have now been confined within the same four walls for weeks on end.

I’ve learned a few things in the last couple of months about how to keep both myself and my toddler from succumbing to cabin fever as this winter seems to drag on and on and on. Today I’m sharing some simple strategies that can help you and your child to beat the winter blahs! Continue reading “7 Tips to Survive Winter with a Toddler”

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Health

7 Things That Are Saving Me This Winter (2018)

7 Things That Are Saving Me This Winter 2018 | www.saraheverafter.comI tried hard to stay positive this winter. I really did. I focused on how pretty the snow looks blanketing our yard and enjoying the rare sunshiny day. I pushed aside thoughts about gray skies and the days it was just too plain cold to get out of the house with my toddler.

But a few days ago, it all just hit me. The gray skies, the bare trees, the freezing weather, the need to bundle up in a million layers just to run to the store for groceries. I felt so tired of winter, so blah. So blue.

Then I read a post by Anne of Modern Mrs. Darcy about focusing on the things that are saving us, rather than the things that are killing us. And she suggested writing our own list and linking it up to her post, so that’s what I’m doing today. Continue reading “7 Things That Are Saving Me This Winter (2018)”

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Motherhood, Pregnancy

How to Cope With Dysgeusia (a Bad Taste in the Mouth) During Pregnancy

If you’ve never heard of dysgeusia, you’re not alone. I hadn’t either until I experienced it during my pregnancy. (And to be honest, I’m still not sure how to pronounce it lol.) I don’t plan on writing a lot about pregnancy here on the blog, but I have been wanting to share my experience with this particular symptom because I had such a hard time finding any information about it when I was pregnant. Continue reading “How to Cope With Dysgeusia (a Bad Taste in the Mouth) During Pregnancy”

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