I tried a weighted blanket. Here’s what happened.

Turns out weighted blankets aren't miracle workers. At least not for me. I believed weighted blankets were the unicorns of the sleep world, and catching one would surely grant me immediate access to an uninterrupted night's sleep. Oh, the things you believe when you're exhausted. Weighted blankets have become a trendy thing. With me, it [...]

My mom bod is a gift

*This post originally appeared on Today Parenting team I look at a photo my husband took of me and our boys at a recent outing. Like most pictures of myself, I let out a heavy sigh as I analyze how I look in the photo. Our boys are so beautiful I often feel like I [...]

I’m always anxious about my health

*This article originally appeared on Her View From Home. Anxiety and I have been acquaintances for a long time, but I didn’t get to know it intimately until recent years. Worrying, feeling unsettled or restless, and sensationalizing things were pillars in my home growing up. It wasn’t until I became an adult that I realized [...]

Need words? I can help. #HireMe

There are some things I've learned over the years. One is that you are either a writer or you're not. While writing is a skill that can be honed over time, it starts with innate talent. While I'm somebody who loves writing and has a natural ability for it, there are those out there who [...]

The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol

With all that is going on in my life and feeling like I'm running ragged all the time, I decided to become more accountable about what I put in my body. My whole life I've been conscious of food and enjoy exercising, but I have really struggled since having my second baby. Lack of time [...]