Kristen Nelson

Hi! I am Krissy - a blessed mama of two rowdy kiddos under three yrs and married to one equally rowdy hubby for over ten years! My passion is writing and encouraging women and mothers in their journeys through motherhood and life.  The message I want to convey through my blog is that you are never alone in your journey - other moms have gone through it!!  Plus - God is always there to provide strength when you are feeling weary.

Surviving the Toddler Years

Am I a Good Mother?

How a Mom's Definition of Beauty Changes

When becoming a mother, why does the idea of beauty seem irrelevant or unattainable? Is it the way our bodies have changed? Is it because we feel so tired all the time? Is it the ever present smell of spit up lingering on our bodies and clothes? Or is it because our wardrobe now consists primarily of pajamas and sweat pants? It seems since becoming a mother we stop prioritizing our own needs because the needs of our children hold more weight and value....more
Well said. And for the record, that picture of you and your little one on here  - you both look ...more

When Does It Get Better?

Hormones and Hairloss

Oh the joys of becoming a mother… our hormones are so out of control that people feel like they need to bring a box of tissue and a shield when coming to visit! And as I discovered today, there is apparently no avoiding the post-baby hair loss!...more

It Gets Better