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”

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Sitting Helpless

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”

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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”

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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?”

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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.”

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Fat is Not a Bad Word

(Mom is Fat) I recently received some money and was so happy that I could afford to purchase some clothes. I went about my online shopping all giddy, dazzled by all the choices I found in the new plus-size women’s clothing arena. I had never seen so many options before! So I picked out aContinue reading “Fat is Not a Bad Word”

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No Pants, No Bus Ride

Have you ever had one of those days where you call your kid out from school simply because he has no clean pants? If the answer is yes, then you may be a little bit like me. I’m talking about being overwhelmed. It’s something that happens to a lot of us at some point. However,Continue reading “No Pants, No Bus Ride”

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