That loaded word. It circulates through our day and drags us down into the trenches. It shortens our temper and pulsates our eyes. Exhaustion. As a mom this word has become my new norm. It's no longer that weird feeling but the daily feeling. Almost so that if I actually get a good nights sleep … Continue reading Exhausted….
anx·i·e·ty aNGˈzīədē/ noun 1 a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. Worry, nervousness, unease about an imminent event. This is my current state of mind, my head space. Ughh, I hate it. So what has placed me into this uneasy zone of dread and … Continue reading Good stress is still stress…
Loneliness is such an isolating feeling. That's not breaking news, I know. The word mom and loneliness should be an oxymoron but they do in fact coexist, wrestle and sit at the same table. For me as a mom, loneliness has many faces. There is physical loneliness, which I'm happy to admit I actually asked … Continue reading Loneliness Has No Limits
Hope in a world of Hate. Hate over each other, hate over ourselves. How do we find hope when the world seems relentless to deal us a bad hand or a difficult day. How do we feel hope when we see so much injustice, hurt and tension on the news, at our schools and in … Continue reading Hope
Being a mom is not for the faint of heart. This job is hard, exhausting and often thankless but I think we can all agree that we would not give up one sleepless night to see these tiny humans grow, flourish and be happy. The most important lesson I've learned thus far, in just 7 … Continue reading Life’s not fair….He wept
There is something about a rainy day that brings comfort to my exhausted soul. It forces me to slow down, cancel plans and just be. It gave me a chance to play playdoh with my toddler and finish my paper for school. It washed the pollen off my car and cobwebs off my porch. My … Continue reading Rainy day feels
What is saving me? This question has been tossed around by one of my favorite writers lately, making me sit, making me think. What is saving me? To be honest, so much right now. My hot coffee in my favorite chair and inspirational books is saving my morning, avocado on toast while my children are … Continue reading What is saving me…