Surviving Seasonal Depression: 6 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

I normally dread winter. DREAD IT. After Christmas and my birthday I am done with winter and I am ready to hop back into a T-shirt and celebrate spring. I am telling you right now, the only thing more than being cooped up in a house for winter is being cooped up in a house... Continue Reading →

Being Home

Sometimes I need to take a step back to access my motives in life because I can really get it twisted. I am a self diagnosed chronic perfectionist and people pleaser. I have been desperately trying to be the best wife, mother, daughter, and friend possible without actually accessing what that would look like. Seriously,... Continue Reading →

Is Enough Ever Really Enough?

Yesterday I cried...a lot. I cried on the floor. I cried on the couch. I cried on my bed. I cried in the bathroom and on the kitchen floor. ...I cried. Somewhere between my first set of tears and through my final dry heaves of emotion I was trickled down to the single thought. I... Continue Reading →

Timing is Everything

Being quiet has never been my strong suit. What happens once you discover who you are and you are ready to move on to what you know you were born to do? What do you do when you’re not quite ready? What happens in that inbetween place? The place that is filled with diapers, dishes,... Continue Reading →

So Many Things to Say

We’re coming up on two months now and there’s still so much I want to tell you. In two short months it feels like a lifetime of reporting I want to share. Madi received citizen of the month AND honor roll for the second time in a row. Emily can tell you about 15 different... Continue Reading →

#TearfulTuesday

One of the joys of most mental illness' are their predictability. They either hang out constantly or you know when it's coming. 12 years with depression and I typically know when it is about to show up. Sadness from grief on the other hand is something still very new to me. It has has been... Continue Reading →

But Wait…This Hurts

Having a family of my own has forced me to look at what my family situation growing up actually looked like. We are now over 8 years into this whole parenting thing and I am realizing it is all just a case of the blind leading the blind. No matter how much we want to... Continue Reading →

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