About Me

I’m not going to lie guys, I originally created Housewife2Hostess because I was TERRIFIED of motherhood. I just quit my job (that I was REALLY good at) managing an Aveda salon to stay home with my new baby. There were so many things I was learning and wanting to learn. And there was even more pressure, the pressure to be “perfect“.
I was raised in Southern California with a spicy Brazilian mama  who was the “perfect” wife. She always looked great, kept a beautifully decorated and spotless house (like rooms you don’t go in immaculate, seriously!) handmade clothes/costumes for us, threw AMAZING parties and she is beyond talented artistically. Thats what a “mom” was in my mind. 
Even though my mother is beyond talented, I felt a serious lack in the relationship department. I have always felt insecure around her, not good enough, not pretty enough, not obedient enough, not spiritual enough. So much so that I used my schooling and interests to prove that I was all of those things… like writing a blog about how capable I am. dun dun duuuuuuun! 

What started out as a was of receiving validation, my blog has now become a way for me to share what I’m learning about myself. Even though I’ve a novice mom, I’m realizing that motherhood isn’t about perfection, its not supposed to be! For me motherhood is about building relationships and building up each other as women and mothers. I hope my journey to fining the balance in motherhood helps to inspire you! 
XO, Chelsey

6 thoughts on “About Me”

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