HOW TO STAY ENERGIZED WHEN YOU ARE EXHAUSTED I fantasize about sleep in what might be considered an unhealthy way, but let’s be honest – it’s the plight of most parents of littles who are still in the process of learning how to sleep through the night. My youngest, Baker, recently turned the
7 EXCEPTIONALLY EASY WAYS TO BE NICER TO YOURSELF Being “nice” is something we are taught as soon as we can learn. The amount of times we hear “be nice to others” by the time we are two is, well, a lot, believe me, being the mom of an almost-three-year-old I’m in this phase
Like most mothers, I have a sick level of time management that goes into the beautiful orchestration of my day. Running a household, keeping two little ones fed, clean and entertained, being a wife, staying fit and growing a business all at the same time is about one thousand times harder to balance that I
The beach in the Fall is one of my favorite things. Sunshine and sweatshirts, sand and sea swells, snuggles and strong coffee … simplicity at the core of everything it is. And simple is how we keep it when Brandon, Ellie, Baker and I sneak away for a family trip to my grandparents’ beach
The unknowns of life propel me further in my commitment to “bring the joy” and I am determined to always make lemonade, very delicious lemonade, with the lemons that will inevitably come my way. Armed with this attitude you too can turn the worst moments of your life into your best. It’s not easy to do, but it’s worth it, I promise. Here’s how:
New season of parenting, new season of prayers. If your life is both endlessly exhausting and indescribably rewarding, then these prayers might be a perfect guide and inspiration for you.
THE SURPRISING REASON DISCOURAGEMENT IS A GOOD THING Discouragement is a signal often confused. It is far too frequently misinterpreted to be a sign that we aren’t doing the right thing, that we aren’t qualified to do what we are doing, or that what we are doing is just too tough or too hard.
We don’t have control over a lot of things in life, but we do have control over what matters the most: how we think about and how we see the world. Life is bound to throw you curveballs and unexpected trails and challenges. These things do not have to get you down or tear
I thought I had everything about health figured out. But I didn’t. That’s why I had to share this email with you, so, #sorrynotsorry, because if you’re into health like I am, you’re going to want to read this. I hated learning what I’m about to share with you. I hated it so much that I dug my head in the sand
I have spent a lifetime feeling like a fraud but it took until recently for me to understand that the feeling was the sign of something good going on at a deeper level. Most of the time when we battle Impostor Syndrome, or the fear of being exposed as a fraud or a fool,