8 Things to Remember When Considering Self-Care

You don’t have to ask permission. This might be the single most important thing to remember. You don’t need permission to take care of yourself. You don’t need anyone’s approval, nor do you need anyone’s opinion about what you do to take care of yourself.  Well, unless taking care of yourself leads you to hurt…

Look on the Bright Side of Life… Ha! Just Kidding!

I love me some quotes. I’d even go so far as to say that I hoard quotes like a fat kid hoards Twinkies. I love being inspired and I love being challenged. But, there are days. Days where I wake up and the first thought I have is, “FML.” I drag my sorry butt to…

4 Things We Need to Stop Doing As Parents

When my husband and I found out I was pregnant and began navigating the following nine months, we heard on more than one occasion of how much our lives were about to change. Obviously, they were right; there isn’t one facet of our lives that hasn’t been affected. The word “hard” doesn’t quite capture just…