The First Day Of School Looked Different This Year

The first day of school looked so different for us this year. It wasn’t just because of Covid and distance learning, but the fires all around our beautiful state of Oregon. I didn’t want to write about them because I didn’t want anyone thinking I was using that to get views, but that’s the realityContinue reading “The First Day Of School Looked Different This Year”

Self Improvement

Did you know September is Self Improvement Month? How cool is that. Self improvement is a way for you to better yourself while working on your personal growth. Self improvement looks different for everyone. Sometimes it’s challenging yourself in ways you never thought possible. Sometimes it’s reading self help books and realizing ways you canContinue reading “Self Improvement”

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

I’ll be the first to preach to you about putting yourself first. About taking care of yourself. About being okay and surviving through anything life throws at you. I’ll be the first to tell you everything will be okay and that you will be okay. I just want everyone to know there is a lightContinue reading “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay”

I’m My Own Worst Critic And My Kids See That

I am my own worst critic. I am the most toxic person to myself. I know that I bring myself down and tear myself down about things. I’m not good at anything. Everything I try to do goes wrong. I should just stop trying to do anything. I know I say these things and doContinue reading “I’m My Own Worst Critic And My Kids See That”

You Are Doing What’s Right, Stop Doubting That

As parents we are constantly doing what we think is right in every situation. Are we doing what’s right? Who knows, but we know our children better than anyone. Therefore we know what’s right for our children better than anyone. There will always be outsiders looking in judging your every move because that’s just whatContinue reading “You Are Doing What’s Right, Stop Doubting That”

To The Dads

Dads show love to their children so differently than moms do and it’s everything they need. Usually our focus is on mothers and women, but that isn’t meant to ever devalue the fathers of the world. Fathers are amazing people and they should be celebrated. So in honor of Father’s Day we want to celebrateContinue reading “To The Dads”

Feeling Like A Failure Lately

Ironic isn’t it? I preach about stopping the self-doubt and how we’re not failures because no one’s perfect and we all have our days. Yet here I am feeling like a failure. Feeling like I’m not living up to the mom I know I can be. Feeling completely depleted and like I have nothing leftContinue reading “Feeling Like A Failure Lately”

Don’t Just Get Over It, Feel Every Bit Of It

Recently my son went through something he asked me not to talk about. Out of respect for him I won’t, but it sparked a conversation with multiple people. Some were saying to get over it and some weren’t. Me being me didn’t agree, but I feel like it’s something important to talk about so let’sContinue reading “Don’t Just Get Over It, Feel Every Bit Of It”