Let’s start by level setting: I love my family more than I could ever put into words; if you’ve ever seen me with them, I’m sure you know it to be… Read more “The Top 5 Times I Don't Like My Family”
I’m tired but I am a working mother. I need to go to work. I need to parent my children. I need to get up, every single day. I need to be everything for everyone every day. So I keep getting up. I keep moving. I keep doing. I drink pots of coffee. Someday I won’t be so tired. Right?
Believe it or not, I am coming off one of the best summers of my life. No big trips, not much in the way of going out or dressing up or really anything Instagram-worthy other than cute kids. This year, the little things made a big impact.
Coffee and wine. Coffee. Wine. That’s, like, our thing, right moms? “After being up with the kids all night there is just not enough coffee in… Read more “I Stopped Drinking Coffee and Wine. This is What Happened.”
I have tried, with some success, to incorporate the typical basics when it comes to self-care into my life. Admittedly, I can always do better job of… Read more “FOMO, No Mo’!”
Last week I wrote a post about how I basically don’t even know what self-care is. Seriously, I had to google it to find the definition for… Read more “What Is At The Root of My Inability to Prioritize Self-Care?”
According to a Google search (because of course I had to Google what exactly self-care is): Self care includes any intentional actions you take to care for… Read more “This is What The Truth Looks Like: I Suck at Self-Care”
This post is for you. Yes, you. I know you. While you’re reading this, you have at least three other things going on in your head. If… Read more “It’s Time To Take Care of You”
As I prepare to write this, I am fantasizing about rocking the fetal position under my desk, or perhaps taking a sick day and hiding under soft… Read more “The Survivor Series: The Exposure Narrative”
In a pool, the “gutter” is the gateway to the filtration system. Water gets pulled into the gutter to be filtered, before being sent back in. In large pools, the gutter… Read more “Life View from the Gutter”