Guest Writer

24 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Are you interested in being a guest writer for Co Springs Mom Collective? If you're local and you're a mom (or have awesome relevant information for local moms), we'd love to hear your ideas! Email us at info (at) cospringsmom (dot) com.
Power Mom Featured

The Daily Practice: Four Power Components that Make Life Better

Hi, we are Trina and Tara O’Brien. And we believe that everyone reserves the right to be better. To be a better mom, partner, friend, leader, you name it. Yesterday, we talked about why we...
Power Mom Featured

Power Mom: Creating a Better You

Beep, beep, beep... your alarm clock. The day begins. You stumble to the bathroom. Your reflection tells the tale. Tired, puffy, red eyes. Wondering how you are going to make it through your day. Coffee. You...
20 years

20 Years After Saying I Do… I’m Questioning if I Still Want To?

I honestly can't believe it's been 20 years since we stood in front of our family and friends, and said "I do." For richer or poorer, better or worse, in sickness and in health,...
growth mindset

7 Steps to Establishing a Growth Mindset

We are born with an innate desire and unlimited capacity for learning. When we come into this world, we are a blank slate. We discover interests, form ideas and develop skills in response to...
whole

On Motherhood and Wholeness

Crunch. I bit into the crisp apple and juice sprayed onto my cheek. I looked at the round heft in my hand. Suddenly I wondered how long had it been since I had bitten...
santa claus

Santa Claus Explained: A Letter from our Elf to our Older Children

Perhaps one of the hardest conversations we have with our young children is that of Santa Claus. After years of fostering the notion that he travels the world in one night with his magnificent...
dad's perspective

A Dad’s Perspective: Three Lessons I’ve Learned From Raising a Two Year Old

I realized the other day – as my daughter screamed, “I want my breakfast, daaaddyyy!” while I was changing her poopy diaper – that I had entered a different realm of living. While I’m...

Screen-Free Snow Day Activities

Snow days are widely acknowledged to be the longest days of the year for parents. Sure, kids can play in the snow, but often times the snow prep outlasts the snow play. Then the...

Phone-Free Friday Morning

Don’t get me wrong... I LOVE taking photos and videos of my kids. I snap snap snap all the time. I touch ‘em up with VSCO and Snapseed.  I even took a Skillshare class...

How to Flip YOUR House

  Would you enjoy your house more if you made a few changes? Maybe you don't know where to start? My wife, Anna, and I have flipped 2 personal homes in the last 5 years and...