Mindfully Patient

I purchased a book called the Mindfulness Pocketbook. I skimmed it once, really liked what I saw and then forgot about it for 3 months. In an effort to be more mindful, I am going to be mindful about opening up this super easy to read pocket-book and read one chapter a day and share…

To pump or not to pump, that is the question

As I work to transition my blog over to more mommy and new mom related content, I struggle to find my voice. I am a new mom, I don’t know much and I won’t pretend to be the expert on anything. All I can do is share my opinions and thoughts based on what I…

Go take a walk!

Do you ever just go for a walk? I mean, really go for a walk. I walk all the time. I have a dog, so walking him is usually a part of my daily routine. However, there is a totally different mindset when I am rushing to get him exercise in the dead of winter…

Why everyone should have a dog

I struggled with the title of this post. First I typed, “Why everyone should own a dog”, then realized my dog own’s me more than I own him. That could be his lack of obedience, or my lack of proper training. (did I mention I have a new baby?) Pack leader or not, I have…

Happy National Napping Day

Did you know today was National Napping Day? It is celebrated every year the day after Daylights Savings – because, let’s face it we are all super tired from losing that hour of sleep. Ironically, as I write this I am fighting off the urge to nod off. It’s been a long day and I…

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This day is also a call to action for accelerating gender parity. As a daughter, sister, and new working mom to a baby girl I take pride in being a WOMAN! (hear me roar!)…

Pain After Pregnancy

I was hesitant to start writing about this issue I am having as I am still in the midst of healing and finding a solution to the problem. However, I think it is important to share what I am going through to help anyone else who has had or is having this same problem. (…

New Year Goals: Meal Prepping Tips

Meal prepping can seem like a daunting task, but once you get the hang of it it really isn’t that bad. Here are some tips and favorite products to help you on your food prep journey: Storage/Containers I highly suggest using glass containers to store all of your pre-made foods. It is better for you…

Manifesting The Crap Out of 2019

I am a few days late to the New Year Post, but the thought of manifesting has been taking over my brain and I had to word vomit out onto this post. Manifesting Manifesting Manifesting..! It seems like a magical concept to me. If you want it – take it – the world is your…