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
Here are 50 of the most inspirational parenting related quotes I have found in different corners of the internet. Why? To show you we’ve all been there. To encourage you to keep going, even though parenting is so hard and we have no idea what we are doing most of the time. To get you through… Read More 50 Most Inspiring Parenting Quotes
When I was a kid, the most extravagant birthday party I attended was… well, my own. My mom bought me this gorgeous, crushed velvet floral blue dress that looked like a toilet doily and she let me wear lipstick, blush and teased my hair. I had two outfit changes, we pretended that my jungle gym… Read More The “Good-Enough” Birthday Party (+ One Thing I NEVER DO)
Dear Mikayla Rose, Today you turn seven. I have been your mom for 2823 days, yet it feels like a few seconds. I know, what a cliche. That might be true, but you won’t believe how it is breaking my heart that you are growing faster than what I can keep up with. I want you… Read More Mikayla – Seven Things About You That Take My Breath Away (Happy Birthday!)
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
At 00:00 We popped the champagne as the countdown ended and I filled my lungs with air and breathed again. I have been holding my breath for months, just waiting for 2017 to end and 2018 to start. I know that sounds silly. It is ridiculous, in fact… but if I thought 2016 was hard,… Read More Breathe – Hello 2018!