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Hate is a bad word.

HATE is a Naughty Word

“Mommy, Miles said HATE!” I hear my daughter call from the other room. In typical twin form, my 4-years-olds love to tattle on one another. We have a running list of “naughty” words in our house that my kids know not to say. On that list, you have your big hitters…the S-word and the F-word, […]

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girl power

Is There Any Boy Power Left?

In a world full of Girl Power – is there any Boy Power left? I often hear people say: you can be anything you want to be. Is that really the case? Girl Power is everywhere in music, talk shows, political representatives, and mom blogs. Please, before we roll or eyes or click ‘x’ on […]

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don't joke about keeping the kids alive.

Can We Please Stop Joking About This?

Over the past 10 years, I’ve definitely gone through quite a lot of changes. Most notably becoming a parent to four children, leaving my career to care for my son, and ultimately losing him shortly after he turned three. I’m relatively open about the story with my son. However, the things I experienced over our […]

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Today I sulked.

Today I Sulked

On the last day of 2019, social media was riddled with people comparing where and who they were a decade ago versus today. Others were giving inspirational quotes and reviewing their resolutions. For me… On the last day of the decade, I was filled with anxiety and sadness – and I sulked. I sulked because […]

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good enough

Is It Ok to Be “Good Enough?”

Lately, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed by the stuff of life. I feel like every area of my life needs improvement. I should be learning more about finances, budgeting, and setting saving goals. I should be feeding our family better – making more wholesome meals and preparing healthy snacks rather than reaching for the quick fix, […]

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