Melissa Fleming

Melissa Fleming lives in Prairieville, Louisiana with her husband, Blake, and their three beautiful daughters: Evelyn (5), Clara (3), and Chloe (2). She graduated from LA Tech with a B.A. in journalism and then earned her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in counselor education from UNO. She is the owner of MWF Counseling, LLC. In between seeing clients and chasing toddlers, she enjoys watching Real Housewives and drinking as much caffeinated tea as possible.

I Don’t Know How You Do It

“I don’t know how you do it.” What a loaded statement. What does it mean when you hear it a couple of times a week? (More, if you actually leave the house.) The schedule of a...

Why We LOVE Fall

Fall is here and my girls and I are ready. Fall candles are lit, pumpkins are out, fall scents are plugged in, and our fall village is on display. It’s time to break out the...

That Time We Had Two Babies in One Year

There should be a more culturally inclusive term for “Irish twins.” Clearly, “Irish twins” is a derogatory expression. However, there is value in a phrase that adequately describes the experience of giving birth to...

101 Ideas for Self-Care

Throughout my career as a therapist, I have uncovered a couple of topics that always come up in sessions. Self-care ranks in the top three, easily. Self-care is the intentional choice to do something for...

Dreading the Grind

Mornings do not make my soul shine. Mornings are an obligatory precursor to the part of the day when my brain and body can consider what a productive day could be. Because my husband used...