For the last few years, my husband and I have chosen to spend Christmas at the homes of our families instead of at our own. We like to take advantage of our days off work to travel to see family who lives far away. In fact, we have learned that traveling on the day of Christmas […]
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I was looking at some older memories on Facebook recently and, as I threw my struggles of picky toddler eating out to the masses, there were several people that said, “It’s not worth it” in reference to stressing over what they were/weren’t eating. I started thinking about this phrase and evaluating where I may be […]
We all know that social media has pitfalls and struggles. It’s easy to play the comparison game as friends and family post pieces of their lives that seem to outshine our day-to-day. Social media is all about connections, right? But, as connected as we are now, there are still days when we feel feel isolated […]
Not being a mom doesn’t mean that I can’t love moms well. It does mean that I don’t always understand your particular struggles, but I can promise you this; I love you and I love your kids.
As moms we are faced with making a plethora of decisions for ourselves and our families on a daily basis. These decisions are both big and small! They may be about our career, our children’s education and extra-curricular activities, the foods we feed our little ones, the support networks we choose, and many more.
I grew up thinking you had to be in really bad shape to need a therapist, when in reality, I wish I would have gone to one sooner. My kids also see a therapist and have never once complained about going – they actually like it and want to go!
I caught myself doing it again. I read something on Facebook and it made me mad. It made me want to respond. But, I am also like a million percent conflict-avoidant, so it made me want to be a tiny bit passive-aggressive in my response. I opened up the status update box and started to […]
Can I be honest with y’all? I was lonely this summer! You likely checked many things off your summer to-do list. Swimming, lake trips, hiking, copious amounts of ice-cream, late nights, movies, lazy mornings, pajama days; you’re not ready for it to end and wish summer could last forever!