Let’s face it, the last seven months have been mentally exhausting for most of us. I've felt the need to cleanse! Whether it’s been the constant sanitizing of everything around us, the worry of finding childcare, the sadness of...
Boundaries. Do you have them firmly in place throughout your life? I didn't, and I'm still a work in progress when it comes to setting my limits and giving myself some space and grace. It hasn't been an easy...
Ahhh, summer, the time of the year that I feel the most self-conscious about my size. That long, sweaty time of the year where moms everywhere cringe at the idea of donning swimsuits or shorts. In winter clothes, you...
I am a passionate poster on social media. Like clockwork, you can expect several updates a week about my family, local events, new finds, and books. Recently, I had a friend reach out to me who talked about how...
I was hunkered down on my bathroom floor, numbly scrolling through my phone when I got a text from my husband. “Is everything ok?” I looked at the time and realized I’d been in there over 40 minutes. Apparently,...
Do you ever feel like you just want to opt-out? As clear as yesterday, I remember the day my husband was diagnosed with cancer. And again, as if it were happening this very minute, I remember every detail from when...
Self-care is just a buzz word. A word to remind moms to do more for themselves and to not get rundown. But self-care is just a band-aid to the rut and heaviness that motherhood often brings. Going for a...
One of my very best friends has completely opposite political views from me. Crazy, right? We don't agree on politics in most aspects, yet I call her my best friend. She remains one of my best friends, despite our...
Let me just start by saying, I think I might be writing this for myself. To say it nicely {because it’s 2020 and we should say nice things about ourselves}, I’m politically… uh… passionate. I dated someone from the...