“When you feel a certain way, you have to really take the time to take a look at yourself. I was in a funk and gaslighting myself based on my love and loyalty for my employer and my coworkers. I am a person of comfort and though I can easily adapt, I will avoid change if I can. But, I started to recognize that I had no choice. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t shake the funk. I realized that I had reached a plateau and it was time to find a new mountain to climb.”… Read More Taking A Chance On Myself
My family and I are in survival mode. Not just because it’s the most stressful time of the year (hello Christmas shopping and baking and commitments and parties!). We have a 7-week old baby.… Read More Holiday Season With A Newborn
My boys and I have been going through some pretty major changes recently with their dad moving out of the house. I’ve been trying my best to keep things as “normal” as possible for them, whatever that means. I’m starting to question what “normal” is for me so I can’t even imagine how hard it… Read More Is This a Dream?
Change is not always easy. It can also be complex – both scary and exciting, and it can certainly take you by surprise. I’m not always the best at dealing with change. I often think back to the circumstances surrounding the birth of my youngest daughter. I had a c-section with my first-born and was bound… Read More Finding Peace in the Midst of Change
I was kind of stuck on what to write about this week. Sometimes everything feels busy, crazy, and chaotic … although a post usually springs from that! But it was pretty mellow week, all things considered. I’ve been loving the weather, pulling thin jackets and down vests out of storage, collecting leaves with my daughter,… Read More Blogiversary
Something wonderful is happening in this era of my life. I have been undergoing a metamorphosis of sorts. The caterpillar inside of me is breaking out of its cocoon and spreading its beautiful butterfly wings. Cheesy metaphor, I know, but please bear with me. It seems like just yesterday I was writing this post about… Read More Metamorphosis
No, it’s not because I’m still on a Halloween hangover; it’s because someone (read: me) had the brilliant idea to switch their daughter to a big girl bed this week, right in the middle of a crazy-busy time. Because we working moms don’t multitask enough, right? I’ve got a lot on my plate. I’ve taken… Read More I’m a zombie.