The Transition

That time of year has arrived again! The time that makes every kid groan and every parent leap for joy!School has started!As much as I adore my boys (ages 7 and 4), there are only so many conversations I can have with them about Pokemon cards and video games, as was...

Purpose the Positive

Okay, I’ll admit it. I have, in a way, not been practicing self care lately. Prime time for the Olympics starts at 8pm and I can’t help but keep my eyes glued to the television until coverage ends well past midnight. While staying up that late does not...

Breaking Down A New Year’s Resolution

Towards the end of every December, we start thinking about what New Years’ resolution we are going to achieve in the next year. It has always been fascinating to me that on January 1st, everyone decides that they are going to make a change. They are going to do...

Is Self-Care Selfish?

We have all heard the term “self-care,” and we all know what it means.  Eat right. Get enough sleep. Get exercise. Take care of yourself when you get sick. All those things we know we “should” do and yet we somehow still don’t “have the time” to do them.  Many people...

Throwback Thursday Benefits You

Each Thursday my newsfeed becomes inundated with pictures of friends and family members from a time long ago. The pictures, while embarrassing at times, seem to always put a smile on my face. It doesn’t matter what ridiculous outfit my mother dressed me up in or the...