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Self-Care in Small Degrees: Finding Even a Little Time for You

Self-Care. It's currently a hot topic, especially among mothers, and for good reason. When we become a parent, a massive shift happens literally overnight when we introduce this tiny person who doesn't care about our desire to binge watch Netflix or head out for dinner at 8:00pm. There’s a reason a blog post or meme about how hard motherhood is [...]
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Finding the Girl in the Mirror: Remembering You in the Ups and Downs of Motherhood

Who is that girl? After many sleepless nights, I took notice of my reflection staring back at me in the mirror. Who is that girl? I did not recognize this person with tired eyes, black circles, probably wearing yesterday's t-shirt, and overly caffeinated to try and make it through the day.   The reflection I saw [...]
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My Experience with the Whole30 Reset (and Some of My Favorite Recipes)

This content is not affiliated with or sponsored by Whole30. The opinions expressed represent one person's experience with the Whole30 program. Every January you probably see your social media inundated with people committing to the Whole30 “reset” to kick off the new year. However, you can do this 30-day program any time of the year- [...]
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Self-Care Doesn’t Have to Be Extensive to Be Effective

One thing I've learned on this motherhood journey is that I need to take care of myself. Self-care has become an important piece of the puzzle in keeping me sane. In the early years of mothering, it feels like you're barely treading water. You're just trying to keep your little ones alive and answering their [...]
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