Why You Need Margin, Mama

I was recently reading a poll of sorts in a Facebook group that asked the ladies there how often they have time away from their kids. And by that, she didn’t mean the hour after they’ve gone to bed where you sprawl out on the couch with Netflix or Instagram. (Although all the praise handsContinue reading “Why You Need Margin, Mama”

NEDA Week: Body Image & Young Children

It’s National Eating Disorders Week – a week to raise awareness and educate the public about these devastating and often fatal mental health issues. For those of you who are new to this blog space, I don’t talk about it often, but I fought like hell for five years with an eating disorder that eventuallyContinue reading “NEDA Week: Body Image & Young Children”

Little Eyes Are Always Watching…

Last Wednesday, I was stopped at a stoplight. We were on our way to drop off my son at preschool, and the day had already been…well, special. I glanced up at the rear-view mirror and realized in the chaos of the morning, I had forgotten to put on any makeup. I am not a bigContinue reading “Little Eyes Are Always Watching…”

In honor of NEDA Week…

In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, I wanted to take a few minutes and share a little bit of my heart for anyone who is struggling or knows someone struggling with disordered eating. If you don’t know my past, I shared my story in depth a few months ago, so I hope itContinue reading “In honor of NEDA Week…”

My Story of Hope…

This past week at church, our pastor, John McKinzie, challenged the congregation to tell our stories of hope. I am not normally one to talk much about myself, as you can probably tell from this blog, but I felt like God was really pushing me to put my story out there, so here I am…completelyContinue reading “My Story of Hope…”