The world tends to put a lot of pressure on moms. There are a lot of opinions out there on the best ways to care, feed, and nurture our children. We are constantly being bombarded with unrealistic ideals of not only what we should be doing as a parent, but also how we are supposed to look.
Mmm acne… Welcome back. I haven’t missed you. I thought I left you behind with my teenage years and college finals. Yet, here we are, mid 20’s with an encore appearance. I don’t know what it is about this pregnancy, but my skin has been acting all sorts of crazy. The slightest touch makes my face break out, and my […]
"We aren’t always going to fit in with the world, but being different in positive ways can be a lifeline to others who are struggling."
It was brief, but it still happened. Today my daughter watched me cry. I could feel hot tears stinging my eyes. I looked down, and stared at my cute baby. Nope, nothing was going to stem this tide. I looked up and glanced at my toddler. She could sense something was wrong. She cocked her head to one side, and […]
Moms, I encourage you to set some time aside for yourselves!
This morning I got up and slid into my favorite pair of sweatpants after feeding Micah a bottle. “I’m ready for battle with these babies on,” I think to myself. I threw on a t-shirt that I knew would last me half the day, ugh who am I kidding? It would maybe last an hour before…well, we’ll get there. I […]