Hello dearest readers, it has been far too long since I have bothered to post anything. What can I say? Life got in my way. Now I am back, and I hope you will come along with me on this journey of self-discovery. Today’s post is a contemplation on life and how to live withContinue reading “5 Things You Can do to Live a Healthy Lifestyle”
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40 Books to Read by the Time you Turn 40
This blog post is harder to write than I thought it was going to be. I know I’ve read a lot of books, but I didn’t know it would be this difficult to narrow down this list. Not to mention the fact that there’s some real gems that I left out. I even left myContinue reading “40 Books to Read by the Time you Turn 40”
30 Things to do by the Time You’re 30
Time for a fun post. I know some of these things are better suited to people who are a bit younger, but let’s just say if you haven’t done these things but the time you turn 30, you might want to get on it. I’ve compiled a list of activities and such that will makeContinue reading “30 Things to do by the Time You’re 30”
Why Back to School is the Perfect Time to get Your Self-Care on
As most of you know, I’m a single mom. I’ll be the first to admit that I am super relieved that my kid is back in school for the year. During the summer months, I get almost no time for myself. Not only is my son always around, but he’s also very clingy which meansContinue reading “Why Back to School is the Perfect Time to get Your Self-Care on”
On Nature and Mental Health
As a species, we have evolved to rely heavily on technology. Most of us spend most of our time in front of screens whether we are working or playing. We there is a big disconnect between human existence and the natural world. We belong in nature, we started there. Yet we have moved away fromContinue reading “On Nature and Mental Health”
On Coping Through a Loved One’s Illness I wish I could write on what’s actually important. I wish I had the experience to do that. Living with chronic illness is something that I’ve never done, but I’ve definitely seen. I wish I could take the pain away, I wish I could take it all away.Continue reading “Sitting Helpless”
Aaand… They’re Back!
A guide to not pulling your hair out and running screaming into the night this summer. Let’s face it, covid still has us all in its grasp. This last school year has been, well, something out of hell let’s say. At least it was for me. Most of the school year my kid had toContinue reading “Aaand… They’re Back!”
Life Through the Looking Glass
It’s a world you can’t see until you leave your home and shut the door behind you forever. The switch is a tumble and can happen fast, or if you’re lucky, you get to see it coming. When you land on your back in the street, all of a sudden you lose your bearings. YouContinue reading “Life Through the Looking Glass”
Happy Mother’s Day, Now What’s Next?
Self-care for busy moms First of all I would like to wish a very happy Mother’s Day to all you mothers out there! What a great day for us to have some relaxation and rest while we bask in the glory of our children. If you are one of those who doesn’t get any basking,Continue reading “Happy Mother’s Day, Now What’s Next?”
It’s Chicken or the Phone. You Decide.
A beautiful child lies sleeping in my bed. I watch him quietly, controlling my breathing so I don’t wake him up. He’s perfect; an Angel. I roll slightly to my right side. His eyelashes flutter and his eyes fly wide open. “Mama. I’m bored, give me breakfast. Where’s my phone?” Downstairs, I hand him aContinue reading “It’s Chicken or the Phone. You Decide.”