The mom guilt anchor.

Did my subject line “The mom guilt anchor” give you a visual of a mom walking around with an anchor attached to her leg?  Me too!  And it really represents how we can feel as moms when we’re pulling around that nasty extra weight of mom guilt. Mom guilt sucks. Since...

Don’t forget to look up.

Recently I went hiking near Flagstaff, Arizona.  It was a beautiful, long (9.5 miles) uphill trail (not both ways, and there was no snow!) called Kendrick Peak Trail. There were plenty of rocks on the trail, so I spent a lot of my time looking down at my feet to make...

Sometimes my life as a mom feels like a prison.

Do you ever feel like your life is a prison? When we have kids or are stuck in a job that’s not working for our life, it can sure feel like a prison sometimes. Before we welcome kids into our world, we have hobbies, can leave the house whenever we want, meet up with...

Moms Don’t Relax

Moms don’t relax.  Does that resonate with you? I’m laying on the couch, and my husband looks over and asks me if I’m okay. I cooked dinner and shortly after, I found myself snuggled up on the couch with a cozy blanket.  I was feeling tired and I didn’t feel...

Crap! It’s the teacher’s Birthday.

It was an unusually busy few days at the beginning of the week for me.  Normally, I have time and space to spend a few minutes every day on social media and read/respond to emails.  This was not that time. It was Wednesday, and my son was ready for school.  Lunch was...