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How to Plan a Momcation in 5 Easy Steps

A couple weeks ago, I hit the motherhood wall. Meaning that I had completely tapped out. Although I was going to bed at night, I was still running on E. This feeling began to impact the way I took care of my family, as my fuse became shorter and shorter. After speaking with my husband, we decided that I had to get some time away. I was in need of a momcation.

10 Questions That Will Make Your Relationship Stronger

When I married my husband three years ago, I had a hard time bringing up things that bothered me. I never learned how to have hard conversations, so I would keep problems to myself. But if he didn’t know what was wrong, he couldn’t address it. My silence was actually hurting our relationship.

Practical Tips for Overcoming a Breakup

When I was in college, I went through a traumatic breakup. I was in a relationship with a guy for 1 year. We discussed plans for our future and had a lot of good times together. So when our relationship quickly dissolved, it felt as though the rug had been pulled from under my feet. I’ll never forget how dark that time was and how much I struggled to move forward.

5 Affirmations for Moms Who Need Encouragement + Valentine’s Goodies

Motherhood is the realest hood. Truly, it gets incredibly wild sometimes. Lenny turned 1.5 last week, and he feels like a different child. He’s been busier than ever before. And he’s problem-solving in new ways. A couple days ago, he pushed his stroller to our front door. He then stood on it, and tried to unlock our front door. I wasn’t ready.

The Painful Part of Pregnancy No One Talks About

The day that I found out that I was expecting was one of the happiest days of my life. However, during my 5th week of pregnancy, that excitement turned into anxiety. That’s when my body began rejecting all food and water. The first time I became sick, I spit up all over my clothes and car seats after a massage. From there, I struggled to keep anything down and lost 8 pounds in one week. My husband and I soon realized that this was more than morning sickness. And we were right – it was hyperemesis gravidarum.

There is No Shame in Evolving

I don’t know if there was a child who loved Jesus with more passion than I did. Growing up in a Christian home, attending Christian schools and essentially living at my church on the weekend meant that I was fully engrossed in what I was taught from an early age. Singing, learning scripture, and serving others to lift up the cause of Christ as a child was a real joy for me.

Growing Gratitude for the New Year

Happy New Year, family! What a blessing to be walking into 2021. After a year that took so much, I am looking forward to all the ways that this year will be different. This past October, I took a deep…

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What I Left in 2020 to Become a Better Me

The year of our Lord 2020 was quite the doozy. We had no idea what we were getting ourselves into when we counted down then joyously shared “Happy New Year!” greetings with friends and family on December 31st, 2019.

December Affirmations

Happy Winter Solstice! There is something powerful to me about the first day of a new season. I hope that these affirmations can inspire you to live as your best self as you journey through winter. Do you write affirmations?…

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The Holiday Gift Guide for Busy Toddlers

If you’re anything like me, you are just starting your Christmas shopping. And although Black Friday has already passed, there is still plenty of time to get some great gifts for the toddler in your life.