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A Beginner’s Guide to Minimalism

This post contains affiliate links, click here for details. I’m not an extreme minimalist by any means. I don’t live in a tiny house with empty walls and one pair of shoes, but I do prefer a simple de-cluttered lifestyle. The idea of less in my cabinets, less on my counters and less in my Read More

I Will Rise: The Reality of Depression

As most of you know, my life has dramatically changed since 2018. My brother passed away and two months later my two precious sons were diagnosed with an incurable disease. These events changed me as a person. I went from a carefree normal mom, to a grieving special needs mother with no idea how to Read More

Homeschooling Tips, Sanity Savers and a Free Crossword

Homeschooling is an amazing calling that has so many benefits.  I love the extra quality time I get to spend with my children. I enjoy watching my kids light up when they retain something new. It’s amazing, and I’m so grateful I took the leap into the world of homeschooling, but it’s also really hard. Read More

How to Stay Afloat When Anxiety Weighs You Down

People often have a hard time understanding something they’ve never experienced. My husband recently read an article about loving someone with anxiety, it was eye opening for him, and for me. It made me realize I’ve never explained my struggles in my own words. I hope this will help someone dealing with anxiety or empathize Read More

To The Husband Who Knows How to Love His Wife

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer for more information. My husband just knows how to love me. Do you know why? Not because he’s perfect, or because he always says the right words – simply because of one very important fact. He loves me just the way I am. As most of you Read More

How to Love a Special Needs Parent

I’m a special needs mom. That sentence is still a difficult one for me to say, considering the fact that it’s still a fairly new revelation. I’ve always been a special needs parent, I just didn’t know it.  Five months ago my boys were diagnosed, but this disorder has apparently been with them since birth. Read More

How to Stay Motivated on a Monday

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclaimer for more information. Something terrible happened today. Something that made my Monday even more  difficult… My coffee maker broke! The nerve of this cherished appliance of mine to decide to stop working on a day that I not only value it’s presence, but I RELY on it Read More

An Open Letter to My Teenage Daughter: Advice for Every Young Woman

My daughter is only two, but let me tell you she gives us glimpses of her teenage self daily. Every time she gives us that oh so blatant look of fiery attitude we see a glimpse of her future. How can a soon to be three year old give so much attitude with one quick Read More