transitional seasons of motherhood

Transitional Seasons of Motherhood – A Collection of Heartfelt Stories No ratings yet.

Autumn is a transitional season — easing out of the boundless, warm, summer days, and preparing for the colder, slower winter and holidays ahead. Autumn is the in-between — a mix of both hot and cold, old and new, a true season of change.  And even though it’s a transitional season, pivoting from one extreme to another, it’s…

communal healing

It’s Time for Communal Healing to Overcome Communal Bashing No ratings yet.

The internet buzzes with stories about so-called irresponsible mothers. We all know the headlines. I’m sure the prairie trolls are circling the pasture waiting to hear about the next black sheep wearing mom’s clothing. Judging others is not my modus operandi. But today I feel entitled, actually obligated, to share a story about a mom…

moms stop feeling guilty

Moms, Let’s All Stop Feeling So Guilty No ratings yet.

As a new mom, there are two emotions that consume me: unconditional love for my daughter, and unending guilt over all the ways I’m probably screwing everything up. That last part may sound dramatic, but that’s how my mom brain works now (or maybe it’s just hormones). There’s something to feel guilty about almost every second of the day. Some examples:…

Enjoy a hotel stay with a baby

7 Tips to Enjoy a Hotel Stay With a Baby No ratings yet.

Not long ago I traveled from Portland to Seattle for my younger sister’s baby shower. (Squee! A squishy niece-to-come!) We spent just one night in the emerald city to the north and stayed in the Alexis, a boutique hotel blocks from Pike Place Market with gorgeous, spacious rooms and a fantastic restaurant downstairs. Hotel stays used to…

5 Super-Easy Plants Your Kids Will Love Growing Themselves

5 Super-Easy Plants Your Kids Will Love Growing Themselves This Summer No ratings yet.

Gardening is one of the most satisfying and therapeutic activities kids can tackle relatively independently.  Children love creating something from (virtually) nothing.  What begins as tiny seeds which germinate into something that’s living and bearing edibles is almost tantamount to magic.  Planting vegetables and flowers is an exciting activity, regardless of age. And whether your…

leading a more balanced life

A Mother’s Litmus Test for Leading a More Balanced Life No ratings yet.

By Laura Harris Do people ever ask you questions like, “How do you do it all? How can you juggle kids, meals, errands, projects, a job, and laundry without going crazy?” That’s when I internally snort with laughter and think, “Somehow, I’ve successfully convinced this person that I’m actually juggling all of that.” I’ll be…

tiny tags

Mom Behind the Brand: Melissa Clayton of Tiny Tags No ratings yet.

Tribe Magazine: Please introduce yourself and your business. Melissa Clayton: I am Melissa Clayton and my company is Tiny Tags.  Tiny Tags designs and creates fine, personalized jewelry for moms to celebrate their precious children. I am also a mom to three darling boys, Tyler, Trey and Tristan who were my inspiration.  When I become…

from boardroom to baby

From Boardroom to Baby: A Book for Modern-Day Stay-at-Home Moms No ratings yet.

Hi, Mamas. I’m Kristin Helms, the mom behind Tribe Magazine. I created Tribe as a platform for mom writers/authors/ photographers from all over the world to share their views about motherhood– to create emotions and relatability through words and photos that truly represent this season of raising humans. It’s never been my intention or goal…