Family/Life, Mental Health, Mom Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

I know…

I know what it's like, when you're working so hard on overcoming your mental illness, and something happens that has you feeling like you're right back where you started, for seemingly no reason at all. I know how it feels to be going, happily, through your day, unaware that you're about to snap over something… Continue reading I know…

Advertisements
Family/Life, Mental Health, Mom Life, Uncategorized

You Said You Wanted to Be a Mom

"You said you wanted to be a mom." * * * When I became a mom, I was prepared for the late nights, the constant feedings, the exhaustion. What I wasn't prepared for was the feelings of inadequacy, the violent mood swings, the psychosis, and "knowing" in my heart that I was failing. I struggled… Continue reading You Said You Wanted to Be a Mom

#NoBossLife, Fitness, Health + Fitness Influencer, Mom Life, Uncategorized

When Your Friends Ask You To Buy From Them

As we approach the holidays, you will likely have more and more of your friends approaching you with sales from their small businesses. Many of these friends are probably in the network marketing or direct sales industry.😱 As someone who has built a full time business with a long established MLM company, let me give… Continue reading When Your Friends Ask You To Buy From Them

Leigha Graf: Red Deer Photographer
Family/Life, Marriage, Mental Health, Mom Life, Personal Growth

What You Don’t See

A friend once told me that he wished his wife was “more of a mom like” me. My heart hurt for their broken family but, more so, for the fact that he didn’t realize the truth. I told him that it wasn’t fair to compare the reality of their life to the social snapshot of… Continue reading What You Don’t See

Family/Life, Marriage, Mom Life, Uncategorized

Before you tell me a mom does everything…

You know those posts about how a mom does all the work around the house and the dad does nothing? Or the video about how a kid will walk past dad to ask mom for something? Or the memes that list all the things moms do before bed but the dad's list just says "go… Continue reading Before you tell me a mom does everything…

Family/Life, Health + Fitness Influencer, Mom Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

Choices

Those of you that know me, know how much I love Gary Vaynerchuk. I often refer to him as my spirit animal because he always says the things I think, before I even know thinking them. A little bit ago, I shared a quote of his that said "You have time, you just picked something… Continue reading Choices

Becoming a Hippie, Mental Health, Mom Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized, Yoga & Meditation

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome After all of the tests and ultrasounds and blood work, this is what my doctor diagnosed me with. Insert massive eye roll and an audible, "well, duh" here. #nofilter My immediate thought was, "I have two children with type 1 diabetes, of course I'm tired, I rarely ever sleep all the way through… Continue reading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Family/Life, Mental Health, Mom Life, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

Angry Mommy

I still vividly remember the day that I got so angry with my kids that I scared myself. All because of spilled milk. The day started late, again. I slept in because I didn't have the energy or ambition to get out of bed any earlier than the very last second I had to. Like most… Continue reading Angry Mommy