I’m continually reflecting on the things I learn from being a mom, so I decided I’m just going to start calling these posts: Mom Lessons, with the corresponding subject. I’m sure there will be a lot of these. When I was the mom of one kid, my mom commented multipleContinue Reading

Is anyone else as completely exhausted with acronyms as I am? Why is it acceptable to read articles that have TBH or IMO as though that’s legit journalism? Why is it okay for stores to send emails with acronyms and emojis in the subject simply to capture our attention? IContinue Reading

Does anyone else sometimes flinch when using the word “friend” to describe people you’re connected with on Facebook? When I left the corporate world to try to pursue writing and be home with the boys, there was an immediate decline in my Facebook friends list. I was shocked at first,Continue Reading

2018 has been the year that I challenged myself to put my writing out into the world for once. It’s. Been. So. Damn. Scary. Honestly, I’m not sure what I expected. But now it’s safe to say it’s been one hell of an emotional rollercoaster. I’ve tried a little ofContinue Reading

It took me three and a half years to finish a novel that had been perpetually on my heart day in and day out. I didn’t realize until the moment I wrote the last word how much that creative force was weighing me down until it was finally lifted. TheContinue Reading

Some days, a voice in my head disguising itself as my own, reminds me a hundred times “You can’t take this anymore. You can’t take this anymore. You can’t take this anymore.” Sometimes I cry. Sometimes I want to beat on a balcony ledge and scream as loudly as IContinue Reading

Over the course of the past two weeks, I’ve been working on decreasing my time on social media because I realized how much of a distraction it was becoming with my goals, and honestly, my daily life. I now allow myself a max of 5 minutes between Insta & FBContinue Reading

A friend and I were talking about how comments between moms (or women in general, if we are being honest) can sometimes sound like a backhanded compliment (read: a slap in the face). One of the most frequent ones: “I don’t know how you have time for _________ (fill inContinue Reading