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I know you all read the title of this post and thought "I'm so sick of Lizzo." However, whether you are a Lizzo fan or not, she 100% gets a few things about being a mom and needing a...
The first time I thought about suicide, I was in 7th grade. At the time, I had transitioned to a new school and didn’t have any friends. 7th grade is a tough year. As an aside, moms, check on...
We’ve all seen the memes – Check on your friends with toddlers/teenagers, they are not okay. We laugh and keep scrolling. We all know there is some truth to this. And it doesn’t really have to do with what stage of...
Back to school time is my favorite because I love routine! Sure, lazy summer mornings are fun in theory, but honestly, I’m a busy mom and business owner. Lazy and morning are, unfortunately, not synonymous. Routine is in my wheel...
Learning to love myself is an ongoing process. Some days I know that I am perfectly and wonderfully made, and other days, I would like to hide under my desk at work and not interact with anyone. For the...
Real talk. I’ve got an infant and a toddler. TV time for me is nonexistent unless you count all the Mickey Mouse Club and Paw Patrol that is on while I’m cooking, cleaning and running around like a madwoman...
Feeling anxious? Depressed? Overwhelmed? Stressed? Unfocused? Bored? I’ve got the cure - run. I know what you’re thinking. “Run? That’s hard! And I don’t like it! I can’t run very far or for very long. That just sounds miserable!...
Dear Mama, Can we stop and appreciate you for a minute? You have done more than what was thought humanly possible. You have conquered the unthinkable. You have gone beyond the limits of yourself and who you thought you’d ever...

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I picked my son up from school the other day and asked him to usual, "How was school today?" He explained that they took a quiz in one of his classes to see if they had a fixed mindset or...
I wasn't the first in my group of friends to have a baby. I was the second. I had someone to go just before me on that narrow road, clearing all of the branches and making a wider trail, footsteps just...
My fourteen-month-old has recently discovered whining and fit-throwing. She's been spoiled by her three doting siblings, who have rushed to give her whatever she's gestured and grunted toward. However, sometimes the answer to her wants is a simple "no."  Upon...
The low-point strikes again, except this time it was REALLY hard to get back up. Sometimes we get in ruts. And it’s NORMAL for everyone. The trick is getting yourself out. I’m usually pretty good at being aware when I’m...

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