The Mindful Mess Podcast
Hosted by Christy Murray, a new mom on a journey to a more mindful life. Tips, lessons learned and a few TMI moments make up the honest truth of stumbling around in search of a mindful life.
Like I’ve said in previous posts, the beginning of a month is such a bittersweet time. I miss all of the fun memories, but the excitement of a new month of adventures is always fun to look forward too!
There have been a few leaps in my personal growth and some realizations that have really helped bring me back to feeling like myself again.read more
I started my new found love of plants with some seeds, potting soil and seed starters. No instructions (despite people giving advice and resources), because I’m just not one for studying for hours on end before beginning the project. More of a learn as I go type of person.
I’m about 2 months in, probably 50-60% of the initial plants have died…turns out forgetting to water said plants usually results in plant death…who knew right?read more
So, you go 9 months carrying this tiny human and finally you give birth! Wonderful right? It is, however, no one really warns you about the “Mom Bod” you are now going to be rocking in one form or another!
What is this “Mom Bod” you ask? It’s your little postpartum trophy.read more
Let me start off by saying that I understand that Mom shamming happens on all sides. I am a SAHM so that is the perspective that I am coming from. So with that being said, let's jump into the post! I knew from the time I was about 6 months pregnant that I...read more
I feel like there are actually a lot of topics that aren’t covered that often relating to the Mom side of Motherhood. Like we all see posts and tips and tricks for raising your kids and discipline and just mostly kid related topics under the umbrella of “Motherhood”.read more
A few weeks ago Karl and I mustered up some courage and decided to take our first family vacation, the 3 of us. We settled on just a 4 day trip to San Antonio (which is about 3-4 hours away from us). Our plan for the car ride was to leave early enough that...read more
Coconut oil is one of those products that a lot of people talk about using constantly, but they don’t really mention what all they use it for!
I used to be the type of person who used a million different products, not realizing that I could use fewer products (or even one) to achieve the same results without introducing nearly as many toxins into my life.read more
A while ago I took a poll on Instagram to see if there would be any interest in learning how to transfer a Lightroom Preset off of your computer and onto your phone. Turns out a lot of you really wanted to know more! Below I have created a video for you to...read more
Food allergies are such a tricky thing to navigate. Especially with a one-year-old who doesn’t understand what foods he is allergic too or how to deal with the results of those reactions. I can’t just tell my son to read the ingredients on the packaging or to ask what is in his food before eating anything. Just doesn’t work.read more
So I’m still trying to fully figure out what type of planner (or lack thereof) works best for me and my life. I am definitely a free spirit and tend to break away from a “set schedule” a lot, however, I need to have some structure, or else I will pretty much accomplish nothing and think I have nothing to do.read more
Hi! My name is Christy, and welcome to The Locally Grown Shop. A blog all about Motherhood, finding mindfullness among the mess, all thrown together with your local organic hippie twist!