When Life Has you Feeling Overwhelmed

child loss and grief

Life has a way of leaving you feeling overwhelmed. Things are going along like normal (new normal anyway) and bam! Out of nowhere it hits you. How did this happen? I think it happened when I walked away from the second mess of the day. I say I think because I really can’t remember. My ability to focus on things … Read More

7 Reasons Motherhood Has Made Me A Better Person

There are many words associated with motherhood. It is rewarding, exhausting, joyful, challenging, messy, incredible. It is a roller coaster of emotions. Singly the most difficult thing you will ever do. Yet so worth it! My decision to become a mother was intentional. In my mind it just made sense. This is what you do. Motherhood is the next chapter. … Read More

7 Simple Ways To Invest In Your Family And Reap Big Rewards

Invest in your family, it is the best thing you can do and it will always pay tenfold. This is advice I received as I left the corporate world and became a stay-at-home mom. While family time has always been a priority, it wasn’t until after my son died that I really understood the value. Time is precious. It is a … Read More

New Years Resolutions – 2017 Get Healthy Challenge

New Years is just around the corner. I am not a “let’s make a resolution” kind of gal. History is proof that it never works out so the effort is pointless. This voice inside my head is causing me to pause and reconsider. I need 2017 to be different. It has been such a long time since I have looked … Read More

Expectations Are Crap! Find Your Happy

Expectations seem to start the moment you are born. You’re expected to meet milestones. Smile. Roll. Crawl. Walk. Eat and drink on your own. The list goes on. These expectations continue to follow you through school. Good grades. Good behavior. Participate. Learn. Grow. Then the big one, move out. This means you are expected to either get a job or … Read More

The Importance of Saying Yes

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the importance of saying yes. It seems to be all around me. So I’m taking that as a sign from the universe that I need to pay attention. It all started a couple of weeks ago. A friend of mine was celebrating her 40th birthday. We used that as an opportunity for a fun girls … Read More

9 Simple Productivity Tips – Get More Done

If you’re like me, there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a Mom, my “to do” list is never ending. Sometimes at the end of the day I look around and wonder what I did all day. It’s so frustrating! Lately I’ve put the focus back on my blog. Stepping up my game. This … Read More