Tag: self care

Spring Isn’t the Only Time for Renewal

Are you craving Spring?  I sure am.  I'm craving a fresh sense of purpose and perspective that so many of us associate with this time...

The Conduit Parent Trap; What to Do If You Find Yourself...

The hesitation is apparent, as I mull over the question again and again in my head.  Where is your favorite place to shop?  I laugh nervously. The small...

Dear Brand Spanking New Moms: Where Are You?

As soon as I announced my pregnancy to the world in June of 2015, first came the shrieks of joy and excitement, which were...

Why It’s Absolutely Okay To Have A Happy Place

Being a mom of two boys under two is not for the faint of heart. Before I had kids I would always hear how...

Make Time for Girlfriends: A Requirement for Any Season of Life

A couple of decades ago, I received a letter in the mail (gasp!) from one of my three closest college friends. The gist of...

Table for One, Please! A Mom’s Newest Guilty Pleasure

I did something crazy recently.  I went out to lunch by myself.  I've considered it.  With my husband overseas for another year, eating out...

When You Hit the Floor: Words for the Broken Woman

These words are for the broken woman. I see you, mama, crying at the kitchen sink. These words are for the broken wife. It’s...

Hurricane Season: Getting Through the Crazier Times in Life

"Don't worry, it gets easier, this is just a season of your life, enjoy it." Yes, this is a season. Hurricane season. The first time...

Three Tips to Preventing the Confidence Nosedive

Sometimes, my self-confidence takes a nosedive. I can’t ever pinpoint exactly why it happens, but suddenly… I think my voice sounds like a dude...
Nurture Yourself

Putting Yourself Last. Selfless or Reckless?

For most women, there seems to be a natural progression that can start as early as our elementary school days and follow us throughout...