HEALTH & WELLNESS

Thoughts This Mother’s Day

Thoughts This Mother’s Day

Artwork by: Venice Happy Mother’s Day, Mommas! I know it has been a bit since we have connected so I wanted to take a moment to explain our brief hiatus.  Recently, I lost two very dear friends to me.  I loved them like family and […]

Finding Yourself Outside of “Mom” Again

Finding Yourself Outside of “Mom” Again

None of us go into motherhood thinking that it will change us. Next thing we know, we’re standing in the checkout line of the grocery store in the same sweatpants we’ve been wearing for three days, ponytail disheveled, with that vacant expression staring into the […]

Happy Monday!

Happy Monday!

Why do Mondays always roll around so much faster than Fridays!? Since there seems to be no stopping this whole Monday thing, I’ve decided to take on the whole if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em type mindset. It’s way better sailing into Monday thinking […]

I Will Remember You

I Will Remember You

“You can love, lose and survive. You can fall to your knees and cry in pain. You can feel a horrible, crippling emptiness, yet recover and fill yourself up again. We all seem to survive it.” – Dr. Phil

These Healthy Alternatives To King Cake Will Save Mardi Gras!

These Healthy Alternatives To King Cake Will Save Mardi Gras!

Okay, Mardi Gras is in zero percent trouble. But, still. I know I’ve started off every week this year saying that I’m going to pull in the reigns on the junk food and yet somehow something magically pops up- holidays, birthdays, This Is Us devastation. […]

Daily Do-Gooder; February 21, 2017

Daily Do-Gooder; February 21, 2017

I’ve been a habitual journal-keeper since I was a kid. I suffer from sometimes crippling ADD and I’ve found journaling and list-making to be one of the best and most effective coping mechanisms, not just in dealing with it, but in thriving with it.  It’s […]

Breast Isn’t Always Best

Breast Isn’t Always Best

While I love all of the beautiful photos of women nursing newborns and am a huge advocate for breastfeeding, it is a FULL TIME job and not an easy one. With my son I had an extremely difficult time producing enough milk so I had […]

Olivia Wild Reminds Moms That Breastfeeding Is A CHOICE

Olivia Wild Reminds Moms That Breastfeeding Is A CHOICE

As if there weren’t enough reasons to love Olivia Wild, here’s one more.

How To Shake Off A Bad Week, Clear Your Aura, & Start Clean

How To Shake Off A Bad Week, Clear Your Aura, & Start Clean

Let’s face it. For many of us, it was a horrible, no good, terrible, very bad week. I popped ibuprofen like candy. I sat at my desk with my head in my hands unsure of if I could actually open my eyes again to finish […]

Diary of a 36 Week Pregnant Woman

Diary of a 36 Week Pregnant Woman

In what seems to have been a year long pregnancy, I have finally made it to nine months!  Everyone always seems to refer to pregnancy as lasting nine months.  What I never realized is that it is