I love writing. And while I'm blessed to have a job where I actually get paid to weave together words, writing day after day about all that's wrong in the world gets tiring. So, I started this blog as an outlet. A place where I can share things that make me happy or bring me … Continue reading Anxiety, The Green-Eyed Monster
Being a parent is exhausting. It often takes all that we have to care far everyone else, leaving us with scraps for ourselves. And being low on energy may leave us short on patience and full of frustration. I usually find myself reprimanding my kids for the things they are doing wrong. But I often … Continue reading Are You Speaking Life Into Your Kids?
I hate the stigma that surrounds mental illness. I hate it because it means that when people actually need help, they may not seek it for fear of judgement. I hate it because people may ignore their own feelings when the world is telling them to just "deal with it." I hate it because people may … Continue reading Dear Anxiety: Your Days Are Numbered
I'm sitting at a small corner table in Panera Bread alone - just me, my computer and a spicy Thai chicken salad. My husband and kids are off on an adventure of their own, so I decided to come grab lunch and do some writing. There was a time not too long ago when … Continue reading Why Dating Yourself Is Actually Good For Your Health
I recently found myself upstairs, sitting on my bedroom floor crying over a Hot Pocket. And this was not a little cry; I was full-on bawling. Now, I say I was crying over a Hot Pocket. But the Hot Pocket really just accelerated the fuse that was already slowly burning. Have you ever thought about … Continue reading This Week In Self-Care