Tag: stress

Don’t Borrow Trouble: How this Gold-Medal Worrier Started Worrying Less

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Hi, my name is Jenny, and I am a recovering worrier. More than half of my life has been spent deep in the pits of...

I Am Broken In This Moment of Unknown

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I am broken right now. Frozen in a moment of unknown.  My family is right in the middle of a pause.  My hubby lost his job...

What I’ve Learned from my Daughter about Happiness (even during Tough...

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One of the many things I appreciate about children is their ability to be happy and optimistic. I admire their resilience and...

I am an Essential Worker. So is my Husband. We have...

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Yesterday I broke down for the 20th time in the last month.  Tears of stress and frustration overwhelming me.  Anxiety gripping my chest.  Disappointment...

Let’s Talk Detox

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I've been thinking a lot about health, wellness, happiness and... detox during this pandemic season. And it's got me thinking about Barbie... well, kind of. Do...

Lessons from my Daughter’s Clubfoot Journey

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It’s interesting the things you learn when you have children. There are things you expect to learn like how to feed them, get them...

Secrets of the Not-Bored Mom

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“Aren’t you bored staying home with your kids all day?” I was surprised by the number of people that asked me this once I...

6 Tips for Surviving a Traveling Spouse

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Over the years, I've accumulated a few tips and tricks for surviving those 1- to 2-week-long trips in which my spouse is traveling and...

Stay Calm. You’ve GOT This. Now Make Sure THE KIDS See...

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I want my kids to have faith that I can handle anything. I want my kids to learn how to handle things themselves. I want my kids to have faith in their ability to handle things all by themselves. This doesn't happen overnight.  This doesn't happen from one conversation. It happens when we show them, model for them, and reinforce it.

I’m SO Done… It’s Time to Focus on My Mental Health

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Oh my word, I am wiped out!!!! My mental health is suffering! There has been so much fighting friends; I mean SOOOOOOO much!  And lots...