Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Repeat After Me: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

When I was a first-time new mommy, I thought I had to breastfeed in order to be a good mom. I read all the books, took all the vitamins, did everything I was supposed to in pregnancy to help create this new little life that I could not wait to meet. So after she was born,… Continue reading Repeat After Me: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

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Anxiety, Life, Marriage, Motherhood

I’m In Therapy

    I feel so Seinfeld, so Mad About You, so oh I don't know, Diane Keaton movie about living in New York City and having a mysterious and very interesting life, right now. Remember when going to therapy meant you were rich? Or lived in the big city? Or were a nutjob? It doesn't… Continue reading I’m In Therapy

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Favorite Things, Humor, Link Party

Green Doors Can Heal You

  In 2013, we had a burgundy front door.     That looked like hell because 13 years of wear and tear will do that to a door. Or to a mom. DID I SAY THAT OUT LOUD? So I decided that I was going to paint it myself. Our house color is boring white… Continue reading Green Doors Can Heal You

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Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell

  Last week I did something out of character for me all thanks to my husband, risk taker that he is. So on day one of my birthday week last Monday, Mike and I took the day off to have a date day as he was leaving on a business trip the following day for… Continue reading I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell

Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Things That Make Me Feel Good

  It's my birthday week! You know what that means? You're late in sending me my gift. Just kidding! Unless you really feel the need to, then who am I to stop you? My birthday week means I spend each day doing something nice for me! Last year, I wrote about making birthday week a… Continue reading Things That Make Me Feel Good

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Family, Favorite Things, Life

Hummingbird

    "Quite often, our Angels and loved ones in Spirit choose hummingbirds to relay their messages. They may guide hummingbirds to hum to validate their spiritual presence and to send us signs and reminders to follow our joy, stand in the light, and stay present in the moment. Your loved ones in Heaven may… Continue reading Hummingbird