Science says that the average age you become your mother is 33. I’m serious. Dr. Julian De Silva did a study in the UK, and found that at 33 most women stop fighting it and become their mothers. Over the past few years I’ve recognized this is exactly the path I’m heading down. Heading? More […]Read More To My Mother
This morning while I was pouring my 3rd cup of coffee, my three year old daughter asked me to look at her. When I turned around to face her she told me “Mommy, can you please smile a happy smile?” Ugh, punch in the gut. I’ve been doing my best to hold my shit together […]Read More Mommy, Let Me See You Smile
Did that title grab your attention? I sure as shit hope so. Right now there is a maniac on the loose in Colorado with the sole intention of shooting up a school thanks to her obsession with Columbine. Pretty much all schools, daycares and kids programs are closed, and we all are sitting in shock […]Read More Because Someone is Trying to Shoot You My Darling
The past three weeks our house has been a full blown cesspool. I know I say that every year around this time, and if you know me personally, you know my kid literally catches every single thing in the worst way possible and then usually gives it to me. For example- two years ago we […]Read More Stay at Home Moms, I See You
We were packing up our bags to go up to the mountains this morning, and Thea decided to “help” by grabbing a few things and putting them in her backpack. What were they? A pair of socks, a magic wand, a book on mermaids, a set of coasters and a framed picture of me and […]Read More Know That I’m With You the Only Way That I Can Be.
Can someone please explain to me why the split second your first child leaves your womb, there’s a line of people out the door ready to bombard you with unsolicited advice? You have barely even decided what your own parenting style is going to be (let’s be real, there’s the style we thought we would […]Read More Thanks, but I Didn’t Ask
My journey into fitness started later in life and post loads of infertility treatments and hormones. Honestly I had forgotten what my body even looked like previously, which some would say is a good thing, but I’ve found isn’t always great. Because of this, setting goals for myself has been difficult. I was bloated and […]Read More The Numbers Don’t Matter
You come from a family of strong women. We have always pushed boundaries and are never able to filter ourselves no matter how hard we try. We’ve gone through trials, we’ve suppressed feelings, we’ve fought to be where we belong. For years I’ve seen us all struggle, trying to hold back our fierce energy and […]Read More Together We Rise
Ah yes, look at us all hitting the stage of life where we don’t realize how old something in our closet is until we actually do the math. I realized some of my underpants are 15 years old the other day, and I’m still wearing a shirt I got at the goodwill in college to […]Read More My Six Favorite Wardrobe Staples
My 2019 goal was to find balance in this crazy life of mine, and make sure it was the top focus. I’ve always been a bit of a roll with the punches, free spirit kind of gal, so recognizing I needed to take active steps towards not feeling like my life was snowballing out of […]Read More What Does Balance Even Look Like?