Hi again! I’ve missed this blog! I’m so happy to be getting back to writing more again. The last few months have been wild & there’s a lot to catch up on! A few updates: My sister gets married this week!John & I are under contract to buy a HOUSE! I’m teaching summer school. I’ll [...]
Don’t Forget to Celebrate
Hi friends, You are AMAZING! You are kind, intelligent, strong, successful. You’re doing so much & I want you to take a moment & CELEBRATE that. That’s what today’s blog post is about: celebrating. I hope your week is off to a good start so far! We’ve had a lot going on lately & things [...]
Hi! It’s summer, baby! It hasn’t fully hit me yet but I think I officially feel the tension starting to leave my jaw. I’ve been studying for a teacher certification test (I passed!!) & working on my grad school coursework. So while “summer break” is relative, I feel thankful to have some free time to [...]
Tips for Becoming a (Reluctant) Morning Person!
I’ve always been a night owl. I love staying up late & sleeping in, & it’s been my default my whole life. My grandpa always used to tell me that my ideal work day would be between noon-8 pm; he was totally right! I teach 2nd grade, which isn’t exactly conducive to sleeping in or [...]
When life gets a little hectic, self-care is often the first thing to go out the window. Self-care is something that looks different for everyone! If you haven’t quite nailed down what self-care is to you, or if you want some new ideas, this post is for you! -Seek mental health help! Therapy isn’t just [...]
I couldn’t be more thankful for these guys! When we went back to school in the fall, I started setting weekly intentions for myself. This felt like a good way to be gentle with myself & not to feel too much pressure while teaching. It felt comforting & productive while not overwhelming. I really recommend [...]
Your Feelings Are Valid.
Hi there, Yesterday & today, my stomach has been in knots. I've been holding back tears. I feel sad. I feel angry. I feel frustrated. I feel overwhelmed. I wanted to sit down & share these feelings because I haven’t been allowing myself to feel these things. I’ve been pushing them away, because I have [...]
My Interview with Carmindy from Carmindy Beauty and “What Not to Wear”!
Hi there! I told myself to try to play it cool but I’m FREAKING out because I had the pleasure of interviewing Carmindy! She’s been one of my favorite makeup artists for as long as I can remember. I have vivid memories of watching the show "What Not To Wear" for hours & hours, & [...]