Round Rock Family Hopes Their Toddler’s Death Motivates Drivers To Stay Off Their Phones

A situation every mom fears and hopes will never occur took place a few days ago. A family in Round Rock, lost their two-year old daughter after a distracted driver hit her in a...

Self Care Is Just Not Enough

Self Care isn't enough. I'm not saying that it isn't important--necessary, even-- to take a few minutes to breathe in the middle of your day. Or that cup of coffee with your Bible. Or that...

Namastayinbed – A Practical Guide to Self-Care

If you’re new to self-care, meaning you’ve somehow managed to miss the 183,739 posts and articles telling you ways to practice self-care, welcome. Self-care is this added thing we’re supposed to put on our...

NO, You Can’t Be Anything You Want

We’ve all heard the statement since we were young, “you can be anything you put your mind to.” It’s been ingrained since grade school. Almost all of us had someone speaking this “encouragement” over...

Evolution Of A Hero From Childhood To Motherhood

A hero is defined by someone who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Over the course of my life I have changed how I answer the question of “my hero”....

Be Where Your Feet Are: Learning To Be Grateful For NOW

Recently our family went through some big changes…. We had a surprise pregnancy with our 3rd child and turned into a family of 3 *almost* under 3 all while starting construction on a new...

Surviving Parenthood As an Introverted Mom

“Thanks for hanging out with me today,” I whispered to my 4-year-old, tucking him into bed at the end of long day of mother/son bonding. “I really enjoyed spending time with you.” “Of course, Mama....

5 Surprising Must-Do’s for Mom Survival

Oh, Motherhood. It often feels like a daily fight for survival. But there are some ways we can make it easier on ourselves. I’ve collaborated with my friend and colleague, Dr. Sarah Griesemer, who...

5 Tips For Packing A Nutrient-Dense School Lunchbox

It’s that time of year again. Our favorite time of the year, where the weather gets a little cooler (not really), school’s back in session and we get to pack school lunches E V...

12 Ways To Spread Love & Affirmations Even When Your Kiddo Is At School

I love the start to a new school year.  It means fresh pencil shavings, crisp paper, a spotless planner, seeing old friends, making new ones, and the promise of cooler weather… someday. But with...

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