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Please join me in praying for all of those impacted by Hurricane Ian! We are so fortunate to not have been burdened with this storm but many in our state cannot say the same. Mother Nature is no joke and I’m fortunate to have dodged this storm.

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 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. …

2020: Lost a lot but we gained more

2020, it’s been a strange year. Ups and downs. Toilet paper and meat shortages (which, PSA, you can survive off zero meat, folks, but zero TP, I don’t want to try). We’ve evaluated our lives and then reevaluated them. Tried to figure out what the eff is happening. Who we are and what was going on. It truly was a year unlike any other I’ve seen (and hopefully ever see again).

2019: Year of Discovery

This year is going to be a year of discovery. I’ve deemed that my word of the year and am declaring it as truth. Discovering what it’s like to be a mom, wife, believer, small business owner, lifelong learning, traveler, vegan, friend, daughter, sister, informal writer (some of the titles I have that are important …