What About ME?!

What About ME?!

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us So much of our lives we equate doing the “right thing” to doing something for someone else, or we choose to do it because of the impact it will have on someone else. One may never stop to consider that sometimes...
A Letter from Erin Beck, Komae’s New Momma

A Letter from Erin Beck, Komae’s New Momma

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us When I got the news about Komae shutting down, I was in my parent’s farmhouse kitchen. I opened the email and everything went quiet around me, though no one had stopped moving, everyone was still carrying dishes...
Wana + Komae : The Story Behind the Scenes

Wana + Komae : The Story Behind the Scenes

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us If you’ve been following Komae on social media, you probably heard in April that we were closing our doors. Many of you reached out with the KINDEST of messages, the BEST of wishes, and the SWEETEST of...
Just Say Thank You.

Just Say Thank You.

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us When someone helps you out or offers you an opportunity for rest, just say thank you. Take that guilt, ball it up, throw it on the ground, and stomp on it. You are worthy of some peace and quiet and you are allowed...
Making Yourself Available : Less is More

Making Yourself Available : Less is More

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us This day in age, I believe loneliness is stronger than ever. The highlight reels of social media prime us for jealousy and our busy calendars keep us feeling like we can’t ever make room for those fun social...
Four Steps to Fostering Healthy Friendships

Four Steps to Fostering Healthy Friendships

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us As parents, the days are full. The nights are sleepless. And the free time is practically unable to be seen. Time for building and maintaining friendships? Can’t see it. Time to relax by yourself? Impossible....
Are You On Your List?

Are You On Your List?

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us Do you struggle with making yourself a priority? Are you always putting the needs of your spouse, kids, pets, parents, neighbors, mailman, second cousins and the rest of the living world in front of your own needs?...
Best Teacher Gift Giver Ever.

Best Teacher Gift Giver Ever.

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us THE PROBLEM: Teacher Christmas Gift Giving Stinks. Family gifts ✔Friend gifts ✔Teacher gifts… uuhhhhh… eerrrrr… hhmmmm… Bueller…? Teacher Christmas gift giving doesn’t stink...
7 Tips For Surviving Holiday Road Trips With Kids

7 Tips For Surviving Holiday Road Trips With Kids

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us Twenty Four Hours, Ya’ll. I just spent 24 hours in a minivan with my family of four on a family road trip adventure between Ohio and Colorado for Thanksgiving. Is there a badge for that?! If so, my husband...
Why I Believe Receiving is Just as Important as Giving

Why I Believe Receiving is Just as Important as Giving

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us The holiday season is kicking off and the messages are coming through loud and clear on tv, social media, and ads in our mailbox. The message I’m talking about is the one that tells you to give. To give...
Playdates Are The New Babysitter

Playdates Are The New Babysitter

Parenting Motivation KomUnity News Vibes Write for Us When you hear the word Babysitter what comes to mind? A 14 year old neighborhood girl? Robin Williams dressed as an 80 year old German granny? A box set of books from the 90’s?   Well, my friends, it is...