Asking for help is not one of my strengths—I will be the first to admit it. I am even worse at accepting help. I am self-reliant to a fault and tend to overextend myself at home and work, like...
First, it was a hot girl summer. Then, social media began calling for hot mom summer. This year? Can we make it calm Mom summer?! Here's the thing - I love summer. Many of my favorite memories come from the...
I have played softball for as long as I can remember. I began playing T-ball at a young age and continued to play softball in adulthood in a women's league. It is a great stress relief for me and...
Self-Care. It's a word that gets thrown around a lot. We're told it's important and that we should make time for it. As a mother though, we are already balancing so many things - too many things! How are...
The one thing I wished I had leaned into more as a new mother was affirmations. Affirmations provide emotional support by affirming that a statement is true. Affirmations can be so powerful. Words ARE powerful. I just did not...
Is it just me or is everyone else constantly telling themselves that after we get through this week, things are going to calm down? Or the lie that goes something like, "The month of May is pretty busy, but...
Mothers, we've all had one at some point in our lives and many of us decide to become one ourselves. With Mother's Day coming up, I thought it might be nice for us to reflect on our changing relationships...
Your body, your one body that carried babies into this world. Your relationship with your body may have changed since having a baby. Maybe you look different, maybe your clothes don't fit as comfortably, maybe you feel different... let's...
Stepping into motherhood myself, I've come to truly appreciate every lesson and bit of wisdom my mother has passed down to me. Her teachings are not just important—they are essential tools that help me navigate the complex, joyful, and...
Two and half years ago my life irrevocably changed. One moment, I was a 39-year-old woman with a husband, and an almost two-year-old son, living in a single-family home in a desirable neighborhood in a quintessential Massachusetts town, with...

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My Summer Bucket List

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I am creating our summer bucket list as the school year winds down. It is a list of activities to fill our summer months...