But have you prayed about it?

So often we have thoughts that feel like they’re taking over all of the space in our brains. Some of the latest for me has been thinking about kindergarten and next best steps academically for our daughter, but that’s a story for another time. We talk about these things with our partners, our parents, our …

The Last…

It’s almost spring! February was a busy but productive month for me. I set lots of goals and accomplished most of them and for that, I am excited and proud. The biggest one is that I started taking clients for my home organizing business (and finding childcare for Shep while I start doing so). Yep, …

The Best New Things I’ve Done Lately for My Mental Health

I have been dealing with heightened anxiety and depression since Shepherd was born. I believe I’ve probably always dealt with these things but certain life circumstances or situations really bring them to the light and amplify them. Here are two things that have helped me lately: Stopped drinking alcohol almost entirely.Started taking St. John’s Wort. …

World Breastfeeding Week 2021

Although breastfeeding is natural, natural doesn’t always mean easy. Between latch and supply issues, infections, leaking, the struggles of pumping while working, the occasional social stigma for nursing in public, (and I could go on and on), it can be a stressful journey, adding to the pressures of an already stressful situation of having a little one to care for.