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A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

Usually, I love New Year’s. I love the new calendar, the planning, the goal-setting, and the feel of a fresh start. I love re-committing to everything and thinking about how amazing it will feel when I finally do all the big things this year I ever wanted to do: write my book! Run a marathon!… Continue reading A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

Parenthood

How Cramming For Exams Prepared Me For Motherhood: Christmas Edition

I always hated cramming for tests in high school and college. I knew there was probably a better way, but I never managed to get myself to do it. So every time exams or projects came back around, I found myself scrambling, yet again. The stress would start to weasel its way in the week… Continue reading How Cramming For Exams Prepared Me For Motherhood: Christmas Edition

Inspiration · Spiritual · Writing

How to Keep From Going Batsh*t Crazy

Sometimes this world, guys. I don’t know. It’s so messed up. I know you have those moments too. Wildfires and mass shootings and nasty politics. It’s just one big dumpster fire. All of it. At least it feels that way. It makes you want to go batsh*t crazy. (I am sorry, but I just couldn’t… Continue reading How to Keep From Going Batsh*t Crazy

Inspiration · Parenthood

How I Survive Summer With My Kids

School is finally out. And with that comes hot days, sunshine, the pool, and the kids at home full time. As a stay-at-home mom, summers never felt different to me than any other season.  Kind of like the weekends. “Yay. Here we all are…together. Again.” In general, I actually get really, really excited about summertime.… Continue reading How I Survive Summer With My Kids