It’s OK to Say No

Are you the type of person who is constantly trying to help others? Do you get asked to go somewhere at the last minute and feel bad if you don't? Do you go to get-togethers that you really don't want to go to? Do you get suckered into regularly babysitting someone else's kids? Are you … Continue reading It’s OK to Say No

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The Foods That My Kids Actually Eat and Healthier Substitutions for What They Want

I don't want to sound like one of those braggy, better than thou parents, but my kids eat only an organic, non-GMO, low sugar, cruelty-free, free-range, grass-fed, mostly plant-based diet. And they love it! No feeding my kids crap food. I don't understand why you all say it is so difficult to get your children … Continue reading The Foods That My Kids Actually Eat and Healthier Substitutions for What They Want

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Stretched to the Max and Trying to Make Time for Self-Care

The best saltwater taffy in the entire world comes from a little store called The Taffy Shop in Estes Park, Colorado. In the window sits an old-fashioned machine with rotating arms that pull the taffy. It stretches the taffy into ropes of pastel sugary sweetness, which droops down and is then picked up by another … Continue reading Stretched to the Max and Trying to Make Time for Self-Care

How Stress Can Negatively Affect a Relationship – and How to Fight It.

What is stress? Stress is your body's physiological reaction to outside factors. There are many causes of stress in our everyday lives. Stress is a normal function in the life of every person, but some people handle it differently than others. There will most likely never be a time in our lives where we have … Continue reading How Stress Can Negatively Affect a Relationship – and How to Fight It.

Check Out my New Page!

Hello, lovelies! My attitude has been pretty poor in the last few days, but I have been working on it! I just published a new page, called Live an Inspired Life, with items that I find inspirational, with the hope that you may find inspiration in them too. Check it out and enjoy!

The View From Rock Bottom

Today I feel like shit. I'm not going to sugarcoat it.¬† I've done it. I have hit a new low. Today is casual Friday at work, where we are allowed to wear jeans with a shirt embroidered with our company logo. This morning I put on my only clean pair of jeans and to my … Continue reading The View From Rock Bottom

Mommin’ and Feeling Out of Sorts

This past week I have been grumpy and grouchy. Tired. Upset when the kids seem to plan together to do exactly the opposite of what I say. Bored with being at home all weekend. Having baby fever and then looking at my children's baby photos and crying because they've already grown up so fast. Jealous … Continue reading Mommin’ and Feeling Out of Sorts

The Hairy Truth: My Experience Using HR23+ Hair Growth Supplement

**Disclaimer** I received this product in exchange for an honest review. I did not receive any compensation for this blog post. All views expressed above are my own and I was not paid for them.   If you have been reading my blog for a while, you may remember me writing about how I started … Continue reading The Hairy Truth: My Experience Using HR23+ Hair Growth Supplement

New Page – Individual, Family, and Parenting Resources

Hey all- I just wanted to let you know that I have added a page called Individual, Family, and Parenting Resources¬†which includes links to and telephone numbers for a lot of great resources. There is information on child care, product recalls, domestic abuse, homelessness, legal assistance, and much more. Please check it out!     … Continue reading New Page – Individual, Family, and Parenting Resources

Momumental Mother #3: Katherine

I DECIDED TO CREATE MOMUMENTAL MOTHERS TO CELEBRATE WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. EACH OF THE WOMEN I WILL FEATURE ARE DIFFERENT, BUT THEY ARE ALL UNITED IN MOTHERHOOD. Today it is my pleasure to interview Katherine. When I read Katherine's blog, I was struck by how open and honest she was about her … Continue reading Momumental Mother #3: Katherine