Calling all writers

I am working on something new and would love to have perspectives from all walks of life and from all around the world. This project is focusing on female empowerment and the many different ways that can look. Please send me an email at ashley@avodkakindofmom.com if you would like more information. Much Love, Ashley

Be True To You

This goes along with the previous post of mom judging but more so looking at yourself. Like I said in the previous post you see all these interesting Instagram moms, perfect Pinterest moms, and your friends' snapshots of their amazing lives daily. The issue is none of this is true. Let me repeat that, NONE … Continue reading Be True To You

Calling all artists

I am working on something new and would love to have perspectives from all walks of life and from all around the world. This project is focusing on female empowerment and the many different ways that can look. Please send me an email at ashley@avodkakindofmom.com if you would like more information. Much Love, Ashley

What I hope my children take from me

I will be completely honest with you, during the past semester Cash only went to school for 3 hours a day and then both Cash and Tate went to the daycare at our gym for 3-4 hours a day; however, every time I drop them off at the gym daycare I feel like I have … Continue reading What I hope my children take from me

Judging

I want to address an issue we’ve all faced and that’s judging. The kind of judging I want to talk about today is mom judging. You know what I’m talking about, you go to school drop off/pick up, the playground, a Christmas program, Pinterest, Instagram, etc. and you get those looks and those comments that cut … Continue reading Judging

Nourish Wellness Club

Finally...an online club for women to empower us to nourish ourselves and be as healthy and happy as possible!! I am so excited about this! My friends, Gina Bowen and Laura Primus are on it!  I feel like it is so hard to stay on top of my own health when I am so busy. … Continue reading Nourish Wellness Club

Things We’ve Learned While Talking to Empowered Women

Today's guest post is from The Passionista Project. If you haven't already go check out their IG, website, and podcast (which goes live today). We spend the better part of our days interviewing, researching and connecting with inspiring women for The Passionistas Project Podcast. We sit with women from all disciplines and walks of life … Continue reading Things We’ve Learned While Talking to Empowered Women

You Didn’t Miss Your Chance

I took this, with permission, from fearless.aka.mom's Instagram. I love this whole post because it reminds us we can succeed at any age and not to give up! WE FUCKING GOT THIS! Much Love, Ashley At age 23, Tina Fey was working at a YMCA. At age 24, Stephen King was working as a janitor … Continue reading You Didn’t Miss Your Chance

My Favorite Bechdel Movies

What is the Bechdel Test? It's a simple test which follows three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. You may think this is an easy thing to do but it's actually not done often enough! Anyway, I … Continue reading My Favorite Bechdel Movies

Lover’s Day

I know last Saturday was Husband Appreciation Day but today is Lover's Day and I wanted to make sure we include all kinds of couples and relationships so we are celebrating this as well! Give your lover an extra hug and kiss today, tell them how much they mean to you, get them some flowers, … Continue reading Lover’s Day