Mental Health, Tips, Tricks, and Advice

The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

Recently, I've been trying something new. I'm keeping a tally of how many times I say thank you a day. This probably seems weird and silly. However, the idea came to me during an argument with my husband. Somewhere between the back and forth he pointed out that he thanks me way more than I… Continue reading The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

Mental Health, Tips, Tricks, and Advice

How to Be Kinder to Yourself

Do you notice how mean and critical we can be to ourselves? When other people make a mistake I am much more understanding and patient with them than I am with myself when I make a mistake. Having some self compassion is a really important part of self-care and, in my opinion, it can get… Continue reading How to Be Kinder to Yourself

Mental Health, Tips, Tricks, and Advice

The Benefits of a Daily Routine

If you're a parent, I'm sure you know that a routine is really good for your baby. It's a lot easier to plan out your day if you now little one is going to be hungry or sleepy around a certain time. Were you aware that structuring a routine for your day will also benefit… Continue reading The Benefits of a Daily Routine

Mental Health

Mental Health: A Journey

Today we're going to talk about something a little bit different, mental health. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when I was in college. This was back in 2013. Since then, I've been in and out of different doctor's offices. So, I haven't gotten the proper care and treatment I should be getting. This is… Continue reading Mental Health: A Journey

Health, Mental Health, Parenting, Postpartum and Beyond

Not Mine

Last week I had a difficult thought. My body is not my own. I wake up every day and I get my daughter dressed and ready for the day. I feed her, clean the house, and play with her. Generally I'm cleaning while holding her or trying to keep her busy. I hold her until… Continue reading Not Mine