Motherhood

Are You Pushing Your Kids Too Hard: Why Extracurriculars Don’t Matter THAT Much

A few weeks ago parents were invited to watch the last 10 minutes of dance class. A rare treat. I sat on the floor as my sweet 7 year old performed with her friends. Their dance was beautiful and I was amazed at how in sync they were. I videoed and smiled and held back… Continue reading Are You Pushing Your Kids Too Hard: Why Extracurriculars Don’t Matter THAT Much

Real Talk

If You See Something Beautiful in Someone, Speak It

A few weeks ago I got to sit down and write a good, old fashioned letter to a friend. I poured my soul out and told her EXACTLY how much I loved her. I told her what I appreciated about her, what I admired in her and what her friendship meant to me. We don’t… Continue reading If You See Something Beautiful in Someone, Speak It

Faith

VIDEO: Catholic Mass Reflection & The #1 Thing You Need to Do to Be a Better Christian & Grow Your Faith

You want to be a better Christian, right? By now we all know we cannot show up to mass blind. Here's a quick video I did on Facebook live. I'm talking about Samuel (in the first reading) and how we can put our own twist on, "Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening." And, my… Continue reading VIDEO: Catholic Mass Reflection & The #1 Thing You Need to Do to Be a Better Christian & Grow Your Faith

Faith, Real Talk

My Faith is NOT Unwavering

My faith is NOT unwavering. There, I said it. Four years ago I was a full blown atheist who thought believers were either a) lying about believing or b) dumb as rocks. What does that have to do with my faith? ALOT. I was a non-believer for so long that I still have moments when… Continue reading My Faith is NOT Unwavering

Motherhood, Real Talk

That Stay at Home Mom IS Judging You: Here’s Why

Do you ever feel like moms on the “other side” are judging you? The breastfeeding moms? The working moms? Do you ever feel like that article they shared was a subtle jab at you? Well, I’m going to be REALLY honest with you: They ARE judging you and it WAS a jab. Do you know… Continue reading That Stay at Home Mom IS Judging You: Here’s Why