motherhood, parenting

To the Parents Who Don’t Have it all Figured Out…

Mom guilt sneaks up on me just like every other mom. Some days, I think I'm doing awesome. I can get my kids to eat healthy food, play happily without asking for any screen time, get them in the car without a fight and basically live out my super mom dreams. And then there are… Continue reading To the Parents Who Don’t Have it all Figured Out…

minimalism

Self Care Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

July was terrible. Truly just a terrible month for me mental health wise. Things are better this month, but I thought it would be appropriate to share some ways that we can all take better care of our mental health. Sound good? Good! It's no secret that more people today are dealing with mental health… Continue reading Self Care Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

life, motherhood, parenting

What Motherhood (Honestly) Means to Me

I had to shut my mouth at church on Sunday because in our class, the question was asked, "What does motherhood mean to you?" While everyone started spouting off all the reasons motherhood was so special and meaningful to them, I nodded and smiled in agreement even though my insides were screaming out snarky comments… Continue reading What Motherhood (Honestly) Means to Me

life, mental health

8 Reasons Why Depression Sucks

One thing that I've decided to start writing about is my struggle with depression and anxiety. It's very closely related to the reason I first started looking into minimalism. The noise and chatter in my brain just couldn't handle anymore stimulation in any form, so decluttering became a coping mechanism. Does it fix it or… Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Depression Sucks