How a Change in My Morning Routine, Changed My Life
Confidence, Fulfillment, Inspiration

How a Change in My Daily Routine, Changed My Life

I am not a morning person.  My morning routine previously consisted of me hitting snooze several times, or lying in bed perusing Facebook until the last possible second, then jumping out of bed and scrambling around like a crazy person trying to get myself and my kids out the door on time.  I did this …

Confidence, Inspiration

How Affirmations Can Change Your Mindset and Your Life

Do you dream about things that seem completely out of reach?  Do you struggle with body image, confidence, or patience?  Do you give up easily?  Do you want the negative self-talk to stop and those dreams to become reality?    I don’t have a magic wand or a secret sauce, but I do want to …

Mom Life

5 Tips to Find Extra Cash this Holiday Season

I love the holiday season!  For me, it really is the most wonderful time of the year!  But I know many people don’t agree. The holidays can cause a lot of stress around finances and family, and can be especially anxiety-inducing for busy moms who are often times responsible for the shopping, cooking, entertaining…the list …

Balance, Mom Life

Take Care of Yourself Before Your Kids

It was ninety degrees in Maine yesterday.  Blue skies, sunshine, high tide, and a warm breeze provided the equation for a perfect day at the beach.  After a very cold and rainy spring, it seemed like this day would never come! In my quest to ensure everyone was safe, hydrated, relatively happy and slathered in …

Mom Life

10 Questions to Ask Before Becoming a Stay-at-home Parent

Are you considering being a stay-at-home (or maybe a work-at-home) parent?  When I decided to start my family I never considered staying home, because I didn’t think we could make it work financially.  When my sweet girl was born in 2011 reality immediately set in and I became aware of how hard it would be …

My journey of self-discovery and finding my purpose as a stay-at-home mom.
Balance, Fulfillment

My Not So Mediocre Life; Finding My Purpose as a Mom

Growing up I could never find anything that I felt I was good at.  My parents got me involved in piano, softball, and dance, but I never felt passionate about any of my hobbies and thus gave them all up.  I always did well in school and always followed the rules (mostly).  Everything I did …