Pizza and Laundry

You're tired, you haven’t showered in days, you’ve worn the same yoga pants for at least two of those days (with every intention to go to the gym but never made it), you picked up Pizza for dinner, because grocery shopping wore you out and you can’t wait until your husband gets home so you can hand him the kids and take that much needed shower or wander the aisles at Target kid-free. 

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My baby is better than yours.

As far back as I can remember I compared myself to people around me. I even remember being in kindergarten and noticing that I didn't have nearly as many barbies as my best friend and for some reason I thought her blonde curly hair was prettier then my black straight hair. Comparing has literally made me miss out on opportunities because of my lack of self worth. And here I am starting this game with my daughter. Well not anymore. 

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Happy Wife, Happy Life.

I always had a bit of a problem with the phrase, "Happy wife, happy life." It made me feel as if I could disrupt an entire place of solitude if I was unhappy. That my husband would forever have to walk on eggshells to ensure a peaceful home. Because heaven forbid I get upset; I would make life miserable for everyone in our household. Those are the thoughts I would get anytime I heard this phrase. It made me mad and yet confused. Is it true that the entire well being and happiness of my house depends on me? That if I get mad or upset everyone is doomed to suffer?

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