Have you ever heard the saying “comparison is the thief of joy”? It is a quote by Theodore Roosevelt, and I use it quite often. Why? Because it is absolutely, undeniably and completely true. I speak from experience. For the longest time I found myself drowned out by a sea of voices. These voices were telling… Read More Overcoming Comparison
Today I did something pretty freakin’ amazing. Well, it is to me anyway. See, it was the first time in 7-years I was able to do it… We had some errands to run in town, and afterwards the kids were begging me to go to the beach. Normally I don’t take them to the beach… Read More Today I Did Something Amazing… I Wore A F@%*ing Swimsuit
You would think that when you have been alive for 28-years, have an established career, a family, home and you are surrounded by friends you have carefully chosen and who chose you back – that the need to ask this question should no longer be there? That happiness and love and all things glittery should… Read More Who Are You?
You might have noticed that things have been a little quiet over here these past few weeks, with only the occasional giveaway popping up. You see, I have been a little lost, and depressed, and generally… just not coping. I know, we are not supposed to admit these things. Us moms have it all… Read More Grief & Mortality
I just watched the last episode of 13 Reasons Why. At first I wasn’t going to watch it, I watched two episodes and stopped as I was worried that it would be a trigger… I did not feel like I needed to watch it, but after reading the following comments across social media, I… Read More 13 Reasons Why… And 13 Reasons Why Not
I have been having a rough couple of weeks, it has left me feeling a little depressed – not to mention anxious and frustrated. Getting ridiculously ill and missing almost a week of work (just after having a three week holiday) didn’t quite help my stress levels either – but what can you do? It is… Read More Sometimes We need To Be Reminded… (+ WIN A PrintWild Mini PhotoBox & Prints)
Whenever my kids are grumpy or sad, or just plain impossible to handle, I throw him in the bath. It’s like my fallback parenting plan, coming just before chocolate bribery and letting them watch TV in Mikayla’s room, & it never fails to lift their mood. My mom always said that a bath soothes the soul and gives… Read More A Bath Can Fix Anything….
Bully noun, plural bullies. 1. a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people. I have not thought about the person who bullied me for quite some time – which is odd, seeing as that person almost ruined my life – and ultimately almost ended it. A few weeks ago… Read More How Being Bullied Affected My Life – 10 Years Later