A Letter to Myself One Year Ago

Last year on this day, I had my last living conversation with my Dad. Looking back, it is a conversation I will always cherish. This past year I have learned so much and if I could go back in time, here’s what I would tell my myself. [Read more…]

Healthy Habit Changes I’ve Made So Far This Year

When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, according to research most people fall off the wagon around February 4th. However, it’s never too late to make small, manageable changes. Without much effort, I’ve managed to make several small changes that have helped bring a bit more healthy balance to my life.
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A Breath of Fresh Air

Good Morning!

I hope you had a great weekend! I have to admit, I was struggling with my “topic” to write about today, when it hit me… why not write about our weekend!? It’s been awhile since I shared a weekend recap and this one was a good one. It was nothing too special or out of the ordinary and we went into it with absolutely no plans but we filled it with good stuff.

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Let’s Have Coffee

Good Morning!

I’m currently on my second cup of coffee and am seriously considering brewing another pot so that I can have a third (and maybe fourth) cup today. In the meantime, it’s a good time for us to catch up. Grab your favorite beverage and let’s chat! [Read more…]

Mom Talk: Making Time for Yourself

self care ideas for moms

In my 2016 reader survey, I had several requests for a post on how on manage my stress. The answer? I’ve learned to take care of myself. [Read more…]

Life After Whole30: How I’m Finding Balance

Whole30 Reintroduction

A week ago I posted our thoughts after completing our first Whole30. This week, at times it seemed like this week was just the beginning of our journey to find a balance between our life pre and post Whole30. We felt so great after completing it that we were nervous to go back, but I’m happy to report it already feels like we’re made some permanent changes. Here is my day by day thoughts from the past week as we started our Whole30 reintroduction. [Read more…]

Day in the Life: February 2017

In my 2016 reader survey, I received several requests to share more about working motherhood. So, throughout the year I plan on sharing day-in-the life posts to give a glimpse into our routines. If you every have any questions on specific aspects, please let me know!

Yesterday was a typical Tuesday and felt boring to post about, but I do enjoy looking back on these and I know you guys love reading them. Before I wrote this post I found this one that I wrote around this time last year. Oh man, the early days of returning to work! [Read more…]

We Completed Whole30! Our Thoughts, Results and Plan for What’s Next

Whole30 Results

Good Morning!

Well, we did it! In the past 30 days we’ve had some amazing results, learned a lot and overall have been inspired to make some major changes to our lifestyle. I’m excited to share our Whole30 results and our thoughts with you today. [Read more…]

Five Good Things #5

Good Morning!

Our week was typical and there’s not much to report but I’ve come to accept that it is a good thing! At one point this week I felt slightly bored, but then I remembered how I wished for this at the end of last year. That’s usually how things work, isn’t it? [Read more…]

Finding Contentment in Relationships

Good Morning!

Can you believe it’s already the end of January!? It seems like this year has just begun. I’m enjoying having my intention of contentment for the year and loved focusing on our routines during the first month of the year. It allowed me to focus on my priorities and think about how I spend my time. [Read more…]