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This too shall pass.

This too shall pass.

What a week. Really, what a past few weeks. Everything and their mother by now knows well the struggles of quarantine life – and some unlucky ones know the struggles of the sickness itself. I…

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The Secret’s Out: I WROTE A BOOK!!!!

The Secret’s Out: I WROTE A BOOK!!!!

I can hardly contain myself. That’s a lie. I’m not containing myself. I have zero chill, zero cool – I’m just 100% freaking the freak out over here, friends! Hitting “publish” on today’s post was…

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“I can’t control IT, so I can’t let IT control me.”

“I can’t control IT, so I can’t let IT control me.”

We all have an IT, right? That thing in the back of your brain that sits there, festering, waiting to take control? Maybe others see it – or maybe, it feels like the world’s best…

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“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.” Ironic, since it’s also the one thing not guaranteed. Probably the lyrics of some trippy Pink Floyd song or cheesy country love song. ūüėČ But I mean HEY – it’s…

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I’ll Stand Back Up.

I’ll Stand Back Up.

One of my favorite things on the planet right now is experiencing Olivia learning to walk. Have you ever done it? Watching a baby try to walk? It’s this hilariously endearing combination of wobbling and…

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“I Deserve to THRIVE.”

“I Deserve to THRIVE.”

So I had this crazy realization not too long ago. I realized that I was on a sortof hamster wheel of success. I was always¬†running running running towards¬†something,¬†without ever giving myself permission to reach a…

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“Give Yourself Permission.”

“Give Yourself Permission.”

Do you ever sit back and take a hot sec to meditate on what you would be doing with your life if someone handed you a big fat permission slip to your fullest potential? I…

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“JUST is Just Right.”

“JUST is Just Right.”

Do you remember the story of Goldilocks and the three little bears? ICYMI (aka, in case you missed childhood? Ha!), a little girl named Goldilocks stumbled upon a cottage in the woods – which just…

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“I am a Fire.”

“I am a Fire.”

That’s right – I am A fire. Not “I am ON fire,” but¬†I am the freaking fire. Personally, I feel on fire after this weekend; I spent it in Dallas, Texas at Rachel Hollis’ RISE…

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“Give Yourself Space.”

“Give Yourself Space.”

Whoa, this post is timely. I woke up this morning and needed this exact message myself, so I hope it hits at least one of you on the right heartstring, too.¬† Do you ever have…

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Just Push Up.

Just Push Up.

Olivia is thiiiiiiis close to full-blown crawl mode. Girlfriend can commando-crawl like a soldier and is the fastest scoocher on the block, but she’s yet to put two-and-two together (or, arms + legs together)¬†for that…

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“I Am My Next Choice.”

“I Am My Next Choice.”

Happy Monday, friends. It’s been a hot sec since we Monday Mantra’d up in here, so let’s chat choices, shall we? I got to thinking about this as I chowed down on some Cheetos last…

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“I am in the Now.”

“I am in the Now.”

Happy Monday, friends. I’m coming in hot after a religious retreat this past weekend, so I still feel high on the Holy Spirit – praise the Lord!¬†Today’s Monday Mantra comes from one of the biggest…

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“New Day, New Me”

“New Day, New Me”

Here we are in February, after a January that was approximately 18 months long. How we doing on those Resolutions??? (Here are 7 ~keepable~ goals to add to your list, for a truly happier year!).…

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“If not now, WHEN?”

“If not now, WHEN?”

Happy MONDAY, friends! Back at it again with a #MondayMantra to kickoff this week strong, since I’m sure we could all use a hard dose of positivity + pump up to dive into the first…

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“Create Your Own Joy.”

“Create Your Own Joy.”

On November 25th, I was “mom shamed” for the first time. If you follow along on Instagram, you already know the drill.¬†But to quickly catch us all up, I posted a picture on my Instagram…

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“Wherever you go, there you are.”

“Wherever you go, there you are.”

Happy MONDAY. Coming Up Roses comin’ atcha…NOT from a hospital bed, praise the sweet Lord baby Jesus. But comin’ atcha from mandatory “bed rest.”¬†I said it before, I’ll say it here, and I’m sure I’ll…

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“Unbalance the Scale” (For recovering perfectionists…)

“Unbalance the Scale” (For recovering perfectionists…)

A few weeks ago, I found myself reading Abbie’s guest post for recovering perfectionists (hello, this is me) and she hit the nail so far on the head it split straight through the wood of…

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“Slay your Goliath.”

“Slay your Goliath.”

Happy Monday! Let’s break it down for storytime before diving into this week’s Monday Mantra…“Slay your Goliath.” Back in the day, there was to be a battle between the Philistines and the Israelites. The Philistines…

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“Reset, Refocus, Restart.”

“Reset, Refocus, Restart.”

Back at it again with a #MondayMantra – cos it’s Monday, and we need a Mantra to start this week strong amiright??? (Right.) If you’re in the CURowd and caught last night’s CURation (hey hey…

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