Lifestyle

Social Media Is Not Real Life

Our social media posts rarely depict real life. Scan your latest social feed and it’s likely flooded with the perfect photo. People are often smiling and always happy, often posing...

Keep Dating Your Spouse

Did you think you were done with dating when you got married? Not so. I’m not suggesting you go fill out a new online dating profile.  But resist the urge to mail it in once the...

The case for a limited wardrobe

There are always gasps, a few misconceptions, and an awful lot of questions when I let people in on my little secret; Aside from jeans and workout wear, my wardrobe consists of less than...

And Puppy Makes 28

“I mean are you building Noah’s arc over there?” It’s been three days since one of my beloved fellow mama bears posted that on my facebook wall and I STILL can’t stop laughing...

An Ode to the Narcissist

I now understand the way you operate, way more than before. I begged for your approval, but if I wasn’t a benefit to you, you looked for the door. Your presence was intoxicating, as...

Getting Out of the Shadows

As of recently I realized that I was sick of feeling like I was constantly in the shadow of the people I loved. They were all finding success doing their own thing, and I was stuck a few...

My Summer Obsession: Podcasts

I’ve grown weary of the news cycle. Honestly I’m just over it. This year is shaping up to be a building year for me and I am relishing the opportunity to rediscover the joys of life...