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”
Category Archives: Mental Health/Wellness
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!”
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.”
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”
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”
Pushing Your Creative Boundaries
By Andrea Watson April 4, 2021 Here we are at the beginning of a second year of covid. Most of us are feral by now, life is completely turned upside down. Political turmoil rules the land. There are new rules, new norms. Some of us have been so immobilized by our depression that we canContinue reading “Pushing Your Creative Boundaries”