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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INTRODUCING, THRIVE. (I launched a podcast!!!)

INTRODUCING, THRIVE. (I launched a podcast!!!)

WOW OH WOW. This is so unbelievably surreal to type out, I can barely contain myself. Actually, I have zero chill. No chill whatsoever. I’M FREAKING THE FREAK OUT OVER HERE, FRIENDS. After years of…

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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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The Things We Choose

The Things We Choose

This life is full of choices – from no-brainers to paths less traveled and hard decisions. I was thinking about this in the shower the other day (because all good brain blasts happen in the…

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One hour earlier…

One hour earlier…

You’ve gotta commit 100%. This has been on my mind + heart a lot lately. Commitment. Persistance. Dedication. Discipline. All things that I *typically* can muster up in the moment, especially since I’m a pretty…

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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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Coming Up Thorns

Coming Up Thorns

**This post was originally published last year, but I’m bringing it back since it’s a relevant, timely message that I think we could all benefit from hearing again with Easter right around this weekend’s corner.…

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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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The 3 Types of To-Do Lists you Need to Truly Change your Life

The 3 Types of To-Do Lists you Need to Truly Change your Life

Ah, to-do lists. If you’re anything like me, you know ’em, you lovelovelove ’em, you use ’em like the Bible or oxygen. But for the longest time, I was G-U-I-L-T-Y of making the crappiest to-do…

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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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From the CURowd: Bible Verses for Strength + Peace

From the CURowd: Bible Verses for Strength + Peace

Somewhere down the line, Mondays got a bad rap. We know it, we feel it – we’ve got Monday Mantras for it. 😉 But sometimes, we’ve just got bad days. Monday or not, sometimes, sh*t…

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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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7 Keepable Resolutions to Actually Make you Happier in Life

7 Keepable Resolutions to Actually Make you Happier in Life

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! Can you actually believe that it’s 2019?! CRAY. Let’s chat for a hot sec about this whole “New Year’s Resolutions” thing. They’re great, in theory. Y’all know I’m as Type A as…

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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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