My Favorite Valentine

A lot of folks don’t believe me when I tell them, but Valentine’s Day is my husband’s favorite holiday. If you knew Sean really well, you would completely understand why this makes sense. He is very sentimental and simply loves love. He also loves anything with hearts and anything cute.Read more >

An Overalls Body

Yesterday I was walking around Target with the littles picking up some things, and since they were in a super good mood I decided to go ahead and try on a few items that I have had my eye on. You really have to hit it just right when youRead more >

Ode to an Almost Teenager

2019 is the year that I start parenting a bonafide teenager. My oldest will be thirteen in July and the passage of time is becoming so real to me. His turning thirteen feels like more of a landmark for me than my 40th birthday coming up in about two andRead more >

Balancing Being Mom & Being You

Becoming a mother has for sure been one of the most brilliant things to ever happen to me. I love my three children beyond measure and I am so proud to be their mother. It is the greatest thing I will ever do with my life…but it isn’t the onlyRead more >

Vaulting

Please note as a content/trigger warning; this post discusses my history with my eating disorder. There is also a photo below of me during the worst of my illness. This is something I wrote last year that was very cathartic for me in my journey. I hope that if youRead more >

Bathtub Confessions

Being a mother and an introvert is an interesting juxtaposition. I am someone that has always greatly valued having time and space to myself. I truly need it to recharge and rejuvenate my spirit. It has nothing to do with the feelings that I have for my husband or myRead more >

Growth

I have never been someone that has made New Years resolutions. Any time that I have tried I would have great intentions for a couple of weeks or maybe a month, and then I would fall off from it. I would always feel really guilty about it, and I realizedRead more >