Years ago, I truly believed that I had to have a resolution for the new Year. I’d hem and haw, and adjust, and fix, and think and analyze. Would I truly be able to lose 10 pounds for the summer? Would I actually go to the gym?? Those were the typical resolutions for everyone. So … More Resolutions? What resolutions?
Today was a first for me in motherhood. No, it wasn’t that my kid walked for the first time or said their first word. It was that I didn’t stress out about staying home with my sick child. Yep, that’s it. It seems small, but believe me, for someone who battles depression and anxiety and … More A first for me
I was recently out for drinks with work when I overheard a coworker talking about her recent divorce. I had no idea that she was going through that, but I didn’t pry. Come to find out, her husband had told her in a letter that he wanted a divorce. Yes, a LETTER. I can’t believe … More “He broke up with me on a Post-it!”
“Demonstrate refinement in everything you do.” It was a fortune that was in my cookie when I ordered Chinese food the other night for dinner. It gave me pause. So much seems to be happening at all times throughout my life that I often feel like I’m barely keeping my head above water, let alone … More Teaching Humility
I joke about it all the time. That I love ‘burb life. When I can be found at Trader Joe’s on a Saturday evening, buying cookie butter and a bottle of wine, that’s ‘burb life. When I am proud of myself for cleaning the entire first floor, washing the kitchen floor, and all of the … More #Burblife
I always see those posts that talk about “remember when” and include all of the things you had when you were growing up. Not just the toys, but the ways of life. Staying out until the streetlights came on and playing kick the can in the street, to name a few. Don’t forget about the … More Generation XYZ
I always thought it was Christmas. Honestly, I loved the idea of gift-giving, spending time with family. Heck, I even liked the idea of snow and cuddling together by a warm fire. But as I have grown older, it’s gotten complicated. One year, it was where were my sisters, their families, and my parents were … More Thanksgiving is my favorite now.