As a mom, it can be hard to make time for yourself. Between getting the kids ready for school, making dinner, and doing laundry, there often isn't much time left over. However, it is important to make self care a priority if you want to maintain good mental health.
Stress is a natural part of life. I get that. When you have anxiety, your stress is multiplied. You stress about things before you know why you’re stressing out.
I tried to leave this as open and customizable as possible. Not everyone has closets or night stands. Or bathrooms for the kids. So, if there's a room you don't need, then just pass over it. If there's something you don't think is needed, then don't sweat it. Do what works for you and your family.
My depression makes me try to do all the things all the time. That way, I can't feel it.I can't cry. I'm too busy writing a blog. I can't lie down. I'm too busy editing my book. I can't have a migraine. I'm too busy working out. I can't feel overwhelmed. I'm too busy planning... Continue Reading →
Today, I saw it. Them, actually. The bags so large I'll have to check them in when we fly to Florida. I've had them before. I saw them after weekends of karaoke and dancing. But all I had to do was apply a little cool water and some makeup and things were all good. But... Continue Reading →
I think George looks like a wonderful book to help open the conversation with kids about LGBTQ+ family members and friends. LGBTQ+ issues are a big part of my life and my family. My oldest child is gender fluid. My brother is gay. I'm bi. Anything that helps people (including kids) realize who they are and how to live their best life I am here for.
This is a real thing. It happens to me as a mom all the time. And it has been that way ever since I can remember. Me. The chick who couldn't say hi to that one guy in high school could and would go up to a guy to get his number for a friend.... Continue Reading →
Much like smells, a variety of sounds fill a mother’s days and ears. Most of which comes as whining or the ever cringe inducing, “Mama Mama Mama Mama Mama.” My toddler son currently holds the world record for most mamas said in a twenty-four-hour period: eighty-six thousand four hundred.