InstaMom

Sometimes I feel like I just need to break up the monotony with a little different material. If you don't follow This Young Mum on Instagram you've probably missed all of these gems as they've come and gone. So for your viewing pleasure and mine, here's a compilation of the last couple months. "Just your [...]

Mommy Blues

Mommy Blues

Attitude is a funny thing, especially when the person serving it to you relies on you for everything. So if they decide to spit on your pillow and then need their butt wiped, you're at their mercy. My sweet, wants to cuddle, eager to please three-year-old is developing a serious case of the nasties lately. [...]

Decluttering: Expectations vs. Reality

Decluttering: Expectations vs. Reality

I'm definitely a freak for a clean house, but who else gets royally jazzed up over having the chores done? Last Thursday afternoon I went to my couch, commandeered my television from my kids, and faced Mount Laundry yet again. After seeing some people post about the show Tidying Up on Netflix, I decided to [...]

Oops! The Elf

With our living space being so open and the boys being too young to know not to touch the elf, our creativity is a little limited when it comes to his day to day activities. Thankfully I have a collection of fellow mommies with toddlers who post their ideas to Facebook and Insta for me [...]

Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations

These were so much fun and really easy! ♥ Remember those old wooden trucks and blocks that were practically in every elementary classroom throughout the 90s and early 2000s? They're basically just 2x4's cut into different shapes and sizes. Well, we happened to have a small collection of them at home and unfortunately (because my [...]

We Found a Kitten

We Found a Kitten

By now most people that know me or follow This Young Mum on Instagram know that we have added a kitten to the family, but not quite everyone knows how we came about getting her. This is the story of Heart. A little backstory. My husband didn't want a cat and in fact, our original [...]

Happy 10th Birthday

Happy 10th Birthday

Today the single greatest girl to ever exist turns ten. She is beautiful. She is calm. She is loving, graceful, loyal, and insanely intelligent. She is my best friend.♥ She is also living proof why every responsible person should get themselves a furry buddy of their very own. In the last ten years, my pup has [...]