"When someone shows you who they are, believe them." - Maya Angelou None of us are perfect. Not a single person on this planet is without their flaws; some far bigger, more serious or irreparable than others, but no human being is without sin. How unrealistic would that be to expect that we are? A … Continue reading The Problem with Playing Picasso
Life is weird. Sometimes it's so unbelievably beautiful. Like, "pinch me, I'm dreaming" amazing. And others it's downright, well, cruel. Kicking-you-hard-when-you're-already-down kind of crappy. And of course, there are all the instances that fall somewhere in between those extremes. I'd be lying if I said the last couple months weren't full of incredible moments. We … Continue reading Surviving Life 101: Rolling with the Punches (Even the Cheap Shots)
I've had the privilege of being an infant caregiver for the better part of the past year and despite it being my first position in this field of work, I can wholeheartedly tell you it's one of my favorites I've held in my entire life (and I've been working for just about as long as … Continue reading You Might Be A Daycare Mama If…
This week or so in between Christmas and New Years is a very happy, upbeat, but mildly strange time. We're still riding the holiday high from our shiny new toys and looking forward to what the new year will have in store for us while avoiding returning back to reality for as long as we … Continue reading 2018 Won’t Change Your Life If You Don’t
It isn't called the most wonderful time of the year for nothing. To be honest, I find the entire last quarter of the year heartwarming and spectacular, but there's something especially magical about the month of December. Despite being completely mind-blown by the fact that Christmas is a mere 3 days away (SERIOUSLY, what?!), I've … Continue reading My Christmas Wishlist
There are so many things I love about this time of year. The cooler weather, the overabundance of holidays and time with loved ones, the opportunities to reflect back on the year we’re soon going to be bidding adieu. Strangely enough, something else I love about this month is the mass participation in what’s become … Continue reading November Gratitude Challenge
Happy (slightly belated) October, everyone! We are well into my most favorite time of the year - the weather is getting cooler (thank goodness), all things pumpkin and apple are in full effect, and the holidays are quickly approaching! It's been a minute - okay, several thousand - since my last post, but as it … Continue reading 24 Things I’ve Loved About Our 24 Months as Mr. and Mrs.