The Mom Whisperer Blog

How To Re-Connect When You’ve Blown It (Apology)

  We've all had it happen- the times we meant well and were sure we would not need an apology later. We weren't going to yell. We were going to listen to the kids or hubs. We were going to be patient. And we weren't. And we yelled... A lot. Although at the time...

Right Before the Decisions Are Made

  It's February 17th. This photo is what it looks like when the deadline to apply is February 16 at midnight and it's February 15th at 10:30pm. I've always asked women who have gone before me what it's like to not know... to have no answers yet... to be in the...

Mom Anger: 4 Reasons I Was An Angry Mom (And What I Did About It)

Mom anger is the hidden epidemic among women. More visceral, potent, and harder to tame than other anger, moms often don't have language to talk about it. We feel we can't say, "I've been so angry lately. I've yelled at everyone for days and I need help." So we just...

5 Alternative Resolutions for Moms

  WELCOME TO New Year Resolutions!!!! Wait. What resolutions? I know, RIGHT???? Let me guess...you wanted to change how you're eating, you changed how the family was eating and then there was a mutiny and somewhere it was easier to dish out ice cream than have to...

Holiday Breathing Room

This page is an offering of a virtual breathing room retreat. Take as long or as short as you need to catch your breath from the holiday hustle. You are welcome here with no strings attached. No one calling your name. Science says if you stop what you're doing and...

Holiday Breathing Room 2

Welcome to the Holiday Breathing Room, a virtual micro retreat. If you've found this, chances are, you might be able to use a free minute to sit and breathe. Stay as long as you'd like. Pretend you're typing and working and stay a little longer. 😉 Or close your eyes...

Holiday Breathing Room 3

If you found this, consider it an invitation to take a breath in this virtual breathing room. Inhale a little virtual air. Exhale. No agendas. Stay as long as you need to. You'll know when you're done. Trust yourself. XO! Vikki Author of Momifesto: 9 Practices for...

Moments Before We Know About College

Everything in my home happens after October. In the span of 9 weeks, we celebrate my birthday, Jordan's birthday, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. This year, add in finding out about college. This moment, I don't know anything. Any day now, the college he most wants to go...

What I Learned About Surviving The Holidays

    This is Moose. He's a colorful, joyful decoration in our home. Here's what I learned about the holidays from him. Year 1 in our home: Jordan chose him. I think we needed a little joy that year so he came home and smiled at us the entire holiday season....