A blog a day

Why I don't care that I fell behind on my challenge.

For someone who barely got out more than 2 posts a month last year, 31 posts seemed like an impossible task. As we are, I'm writing my 12th post on day 30 so I guess you can say it's no walk in the park. Still, I have written more posts this month than I wrote in 4 months last year.

Friendship · Lifestyle

9 ways to be a better friend today.

I am extremely blessed to have a fierce group of empowering friends. Most of them taught ME everything I know about friendship, so be sure to thank them for this post! Like most of you, I have also had my fair share of friendship troubles and have learned a lot along the way... and I know I still have a lot to learn.

Anxiety · Lifestyle · Mental Health · parenting

What's really going on? Emotional intelligence and children.

How many times do YOU stop to think about, "Why does this upset me? Why did I act like that? Why did I take it that way?" I'm don't know about you, but it took me almost 30 years before I started asking myself that question.

Friendship · Lifestyle · Organization · Planning

12 ideas for girls night on a budget.

So, maybe boats and bottomless champagne is out of the question this year. Honestly, after writing this out, I'm 100% okay with that!

Housekeeping · Lifestyle · Organization · parenting

Chores for my big kids

I've picked up on something. My kids LOVE to feel responsible, but they don't always love to put in the work because this is a prime example of delayed gratification.

Mental Health · My journey · Self love

3 personality traits I'm proud of.

Proud is something I'm relatively new to feeling. I've never really been a confident person despite my bravado. I've always kept my insecurities to myself (verbally) and I'm now realizing how that kept me from realizing the good qualities I possess.