A new way to be

A new way to be

Despite the tremendously popular opinion held by 99.99% of women that I know, no one is keeping a score card of your accomplishments and failures. No one is in line to be crowned the next She-Ra Princess of Power. No one is eligible for She Got the Most Done Award. It...
Another year older

Another year older

Like most things this year, we had different plans for this weekend. Like many times this year, there have been feelings that felt like us being sad, disappointed, and frustrated. Like on many occasions this year, we had to adjust, try something new, and appreciate...
Lessons from the garden

Lessons from the garden

All summer. It took me all summer to grow these carrots. They were the two biggest carrots in the garden, the others coming in at a fraction of their size. Earlier in the summer I got a bee in my bonnet that I just had to have a garden. I just had to build a garden....
No one is coming to save me…

No one is coming to save me…

I spent the majority of my life being a perfectionist, a people pleaser, with an I want to belong mentality. I believed so deeply that this was the way to go about life that I would act these ways at all costs. No price was too high, even if it meant that it cost my...
You are here

You are here

I see you. You are here in this place, in this moment, and you are going to be okay. That’s what I wish that someone had said to me countless times when I was in the thick of it, trying to keep my head just above the water. Those times when I was trying to do it all,...