Tag: mom

let it go

Let it Go: Put Down that Weight and Carry On

Let it Go Since the song debuted, we hear “Let It Go” way more often.  But I think there’s a reason why it resonates so...
laundry

Laundry Moments

Today, my son did the laundry.  I didn’t ask him to do it.  It wasn’t on his list of chores to do. I just...
meditation

Making (Mental) Space

I have been working on myself this year, trying to open myself up to ways in which I can better formulate my life —...
true to themselves

“I’m Not You!” Raising Kids Who Are True to Themselves

One night, like usual, I was hurrying my teen along so that we could leave the house on time for a meeting. About to...
beauty tools

Beauty Tools I Love!

I consider myself pretty low maintenance when it comes to a beauty routine. I don’t wear a bunch of makeup… no foundations, powder, or...
shaving legs

Why Am I Shaving My Legs For This?

Recently, my 13-year-old son and I were discussing all the changes he is anxiously awaiting as puberty draws closer. As he told me how...
mom

If You Give a Mom a Minute

If you give a mom a minute…. you know, an actual quiet moment to herself with no one asking for help, calling her name,...
hobby

Get a Hobby! Why is Planning for Free Time So Hard?

“So, what do you do in your free time?” It’s a question I dread in small talk, conversations, interviews. Mainly, I guess, because I don’t...
rest

Dear Mom, Rest and Receive Help

Busyness and self-sufficiency are the hallmarks of our society now. Gone are the days where we enjoyed family time around the television, long drives...
workout

Mama’s Got to Move it, Move it: I Have Finally Found...

2020 has been a bit of a garbage year, but there has been one unexpected benefit – this mama finally found a way to...