fbpx

Emily Patel

8 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
I’m Emily and I was previously a part of CR Moms before taking an “extended vacation” to Arizona for 3 years. Now, we are back where our hearts truly belong, in the best place to raise our family. I’m still doing mama life on coffee and donuts. But really, I need ALL the coffee since our second girl arrived. We have two daughters; an almost 5 year old and a just turned 2 year old and my husband and I have been married for 6 years. While being gone from the Midwest, and specifically Cedar Rapids, I came to realize the true gem our community is and how I wouldn’t do family life anywhere else.

Redefining Beauty for our Daughters

0
I thought I knew what beauty was before, but you both changed that for me. My view and understanding of beauty has been redefined. Beauty is no longer a superficial adjective that I throw around. The...
Family Bowling

Let the Good Times Roll on National Bowling Day

0
What Time is it? It's Time to Bowl! This month boasts National Bowling Day this weekend on August 13th. Why not learn a few fun facts about the history of bowling before heading out to...
DIY Sensory Play

Simple DIY Sensory Play with Therapy Putty & Pony Beads

0
Sensory play is a vital tool for all children. You may have heard other parents, teachers, therapists, and doctors comment on the use of sensory play for certain children. However, I feel it's important...
New Mom on the Block

Ten Moves, Ten Years: The New Mom on the Block

0
Have you ever had to start over? You know, where you just feel like you’re getting settled in, and now you’re off to a new place to start all over again? Has this happened...
Life After Infertility

Even When IVF Works, The Shame and Guilt of Infertility Still Linger

0
Building a family looks different for everyone, but for my husband and me, we needed a helper. Where it all Began I was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure (POF), or early menopause, at the age of...

Baby and Me Yoga: The Benefits of a Motherhood Community

1
Being a first-time mom, I found myself struggling to get out of the house. I found every reason not to leave. "My daughter is too young still. She's too small; she could get sick." "I need...
amother'slegacy

A Mother’s Legacy: A Letter To the Mother-in-Law I Never Met

0
Mother's Day isn't the same without you. We celebrate motherhood and all the wonderful things about our mothers, but you aren't here to be a part of those. It has often made me sad...
Sexual Violence Doesn't Always Look the Way You Think It Will

Sexual Violence Doesn’t Always Look the Way You Think It Will

0
Sexual violence doesn’t always look the way you think it will. Sexual violence doesn’t always come at you screaming “look at me, look at me.” It can be subtle. It can show up in...
 
Join our community.
Be the first to know about new resources, can't-miss happenings, and new blog articles! 
Yay, we're so glad you're here! Keep an eye on your inbox