self-care

As moms, it can be hard to take time for ourselves, but doing so is so important! If we don't take care of ourselves, how will we take care of anyone else? Creating a Joy List helps avoid burnout by reminding you to take time for self-care on a daily basis--even if it's only for a couple minutes.

The Magic of the Joy List

As moms, it can be hard to take time for ourselves, but doing so is so important! If we don’t take care of ourselves, how will we take care of anyone else? Creating a Joy List helps avoid burnout by reminding you to take time for self-care on a daily basis–even if it’s only for […] Read more…

I started a second blog--Family Book Stop: Where Family, Fun, & Books Meet!

Oops…I Did it Again!

I started a second blog–Family Book Stop: Where Family, Fun, & Books Meet! For as long as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with books. In fact, before I could even read, I’d take stacks of books taller than I was to bed with me each night. That love never died. Now I have 1350+ […] Read more…

Mental health is such a tough subject, and while there are many different routes to take when trying to overcome it, there are 4 things I always look to when I have a worse than normal day. Read on to see what they are.

4 Factors That Affect My Mental Health

There are so many different things that can affect mental health, but when I’m having a lower day or feel my anxiety creep up, I look to these 4 things first to see how I can alter my day. I recently talked about how it’s okay to ask for help if you’re dealing with mental […] Read more…

Journaling can seem overwhelming, but with a few small tweaks in your thinking process, journaling can have real purpose and meaning in your every day life.

How to Journal with a Purpose

Oh, the dreaded journaling post! Write in a journal, they say. If you don’t, one day you’ll regret it! Keep a journal for your kids and grandkids and great-grandkids. They’ll love reading about your life and how much has changed. If you don’t write it down, you’ll forget it! Just thinking about journaling makes me […] Read more…