In a world where working hard is romanticized, it was challenging for me to work from home. Slowing down, being comfortable, and still being efficient seems oxymoronic. But it isn't.
Gender disappointment is real and you're not an asshole for feeling it. Glad I got that off my chest. In the age of social media and constantly seeing everyone's best, polished and filtered moments, I think its important to remind everyone that we are all still human. Regardless of what facetune tries to tell us.… Continue reading Gender Disappointment
Every day we exchange energy, put out energy, and consume energy. While I was pregnant, I did a lot of reading about how important energy is during childbirth. While I was excited to meet our baby, I couldn't shake my nervous energy. As much as I craved to be confident and steadfast in my abilities… Continue reading Crystal Clear Vision: The Crystals I Used in Childbirth
Motherhood is hard. It is so rewarding and such an overwhelming feeling of love, but it is hard and we shouldn't stop reminding ourselves how awesome we are for doing the most difficult job in the world! I also think it's important to note that we are all crushing the mom game. I know moms… Continue reading I Had to Give Up on My Breastfeeding Journey
Some nights it is just necessary to unwind with a glass of wine. I know I want to indulge in a glass of wine most nights but I definitely do not want the additional calories/sugars. When one of my besties told me about Cupcake's new Light Hearted line, I was intrigued. 80 calories and less… Continue reading Product Review: Diet Wine a Little, You’ll Feel Better
If you've been here since the beginning of my page and blog, you may have noticed things look a little different. I hate change. I am a person who seeks comfort, and once I've found it, I stay put. But to be honest, things have changed with my tumor so, it's time this space follows… Continue reading Why Things Look a Little Different
In hard times, gratitude can be a powerful force. Focusing on the good got me through my diagnosis last year, and it’s been helpful again this year while I’ve been transitioning back to work. Every year, when we celebrate Thanksgiving, I'm always reminded that even in good times, we should be thankful (maybe even more… Continue reading Gobble Some Gratitude This Season, Will Ya?!
The house is quiet. It's probably the first time since Oliver was born that we are all home but the only sounds are me typing, the dog snoring and the TV on low. That's about as quiet as it's going to get and I'm very content with it. I am returning back to work on… Continue reading Manifesting My Mondays Away
The other day, as I got my dogs rain coat on him, it dawned on me: "I am absolutely crazy." Not that me getting my dogs raincoat on was the first time I ever noticed it, but realizing your dog has a raincoat when you yourself do not, really gets you thinking. I would literally… Continue reading What Being a Dog Mom is Really Like