Motherhood Broke Me

I remember the exact moment that I decided I wanted to become a mom. My then boyfriend – now husband, and I were laying in bed. I rolled over to my side, taking away the comforter from my mouth so that I could talk to him. “I want to try to have a baby.” I…

World Book Day

In honor of World Book Day, I’m going to share some amazing books available now!   Help and Hope While You’re Healing: A woman’s guide toward wellness while recovering from injury, surgery, or illness by Christine Carter If you face an upcoming surgery, suffer from chronic illness, or are down for the count with a…

Heroism Through The Heat of Hatred.

 The Zookeeper’s Wife, by Diane Ackerman.               This story is an unusual tale of history surrounding World War II and the internal suffering one woman took has she risked her families life and hers to save the ones who were told to no longer exists. Diane Ackerman turns Antonia Zabinski’s true admissions of the life her family…

Self Care in Chaos

Every little mess in the house is bothering me. It’s maddening. I’m pissed that I’m getting pissed about something as trivial as scattered toys, shoes, book bags, and blankets. But, I look at the mess and I have a visceral reaction. I cannot escape the chaos for one second. I sweep the floors and turn…

The Unmastered Parent

    Today. Honestly, I don’t like you. And I know that I should be appreciative but you’re kind of like that annoying hum of a fly that I can’t capture to quiet. Yeah, I’m well aware that you could be a wasp that stings me in the ass but the noise is maddening. I’m…

12 Days of Christmas: MOM Edition

On the first day of Christmas, my children gave to me, a surprise classroom party. On the second day of Christmas, my children gave to me, pee around the toilet and a surprise classroom party. On the third day of Christmas, my children gave to me, several broken ornaments, pee around the toilet and a…

What a Good Eater! English Muffin Pizzas Recipe and Review

Life has been hectic with a newborn and cooking has hit the back burner. My children have been living off of frozen meals, soup and sandwiches. Practically, anything that I can whip up with a press of a button. However, What a Good Eater! cookbook has saved the day.  What a Good Eater! is a…