Self-Care

  • Coping effectively to self-care lapses. Three-steps to get yourself back on track. http://www.theseblankwalls.com

    My Self-Care Lapse

    I need to share something with you. If you’ve been reading my blog for any period of time, you know that self-care is important to me. But I’m human, and sometimes I struggle. I’ve been thinking about this over the past couple days as I’ve been trying to take care of myself and realized that […] Read more…

  • Three steps to defing and maintain your identity and good and bad times. http://www.theseblankwalls.com

    Staying Me – Responding to tough times based on your true identity

    This week, I was out of town with my family and staying with friends of family. While they are super awesome and accommodating, there’s always an added stress when you’re staying at someone else’s house and your child is acting like he’s straight out of the movie Problem Child. My husband and I have found […] Read more…

Parenting

  • Free New Mom’s Survival Guide

    Recently, my children went through a stage where they thought they were infants. All of a sudden, one of them was up every couple hours and I very quickly remembered what it felt like to have a newborn. Only this time, I had some experience and perspective and new it wouldn’t last. I’m super excited […] Read more…

  • Need help with getting your toddler started on his summer bucket list? Here are some prompts to get you going!

    Toddler Summer Bucket List Prompts

    Yay summer! Not only are my kids home with my husband for the summer, but this week my family is on vacation at the beach. A few weeks ago, in anticipation for the summer, my son and I created a summer to-do list (or most popular now as a Summer Bucket List).  This is the first […] Read more…

Relationships

  • Let's be honest, sometimes our husbands can be annoying. Here are some tips I've learned during my marriage.

    When your spouse annoys you

    I can very clearly remember the day I first met Chris. We were both young and at our first day of orientation of college. He was cute and had a sparkle in his eyes. As I got to know him, I learned that he was energetic, loyal, passionate, and an amazing storyteller. Fast forward to […] Read more…