• happiness,  life tips,  mom life,  mom tips,  motherhood,  Parenting,  simple life,  simplicity

    5 Things Moms Should Try Doing Every Day

    As we move into the end of a crazy week, I cannot help but to think how quickly the month has gone by.  To think, many of us started the year with goals and resolutions, and have already given up on them.  So today, I’m sharing five quick things moms can do every day to improve their relationships with others as well as themselves.  1. Be grateful.  With the daily hustle comes lots of stress. Be grateful for the things that you have accomplished thus far.  2. Get plenty of rest.  Don’t laugh, you know it’s possible. It might not seem like you can get a good night’s rest, but try to…

  • Alma Lopez,  energetic boys,  mommy blog,  MomViews,  raising boys,  simple life,  simple living,  simplicity

    MomViews: Keeping It Simple

    Raising little boys can be a handful at times, just ask Alma Lopez, fitness coach and blogger at A Conquered Mess. With two energetic boys, things at the Lopez household can get pretty interesting. For this week’s MomViews segment, I had the chance to chat with Alma about her parenting style and how she likes to keep things simple when raising her men. MomViews: Your blog is all about keeping life simple, and I love that. What’s your secret to being able to accomplish this? Alma Lopez: I had to learn to just let go. Handling a home with one very calm firstborn was one thing but handling a home with…