"Try one small change today to see what happens. You may be surprised at how easily you’re able to incorporate self-care into your schedule once you’re able to shift your mindset."

August 17, 2017

"...misery thrives on loneliness and that solitude without peace only breeds more misery."

How do you keep your sanity as a parenting couple? Communication, checking in with each other, and practicing gratitude may be valuable keys to success.

You've got to clear out the stuff that's not important, prioritize and care for what is, and continually keep an eye on it.

Practicing healthier self-care and relationship-care leads to overall happiness and satisfaction.

I took this picture about a week ago. It's alittle nest that a mama and papa bird built in a planter outside on my front porch. I've been watching this nest every day waiting for the eggs to hatch as I water the plant every morning. I noticed the other day that there a...

February 3, 2015

It’s no secret that having a baby changes, well, everything. You have many more responsibilities and time gets away from you much easier. With a child taking up most of that time, you have less and less time for your partner. That inevitably means less time for sex. If...

November 4, 2014

Hey, perfectionists who also happen to be parents: I’m calling you out. Do you often question your abilities as a parent? Do you think you should be doing something better or different with your kids? Well, stop it. I’m here to tell you that it’s unlikely you’re ever g...

October 21, 2014

Picture this: a frazzled mom picks up her toddler and five-year-old from daycare after a long day at work. On the way home, the five-year-old begins to scream about being hungry and wanting dinner NOW! The toddler starts to cry shortly after and joins in about being hu...

October 6, 2014

There are tons of books, resources, classes, friends, family, and internet searching that my husband and I turned to when we knew we were expecting our first child. We prepared ourselves by taking childbirth and breastfeeding classes, getting things together for his ro...

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