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 [...]


To the introverted mom who’s feeling overwhelmed

*This post originally appeared on Her View From Home. As an introvert, I am comfortable being alone. After spending time with large groups of people, I need my time and space to recharge. Therefore, socialization takes concerted effort and strategic planning (i.e. what is a reasonable amount of time to make an appearance and slip [...]

How do I balance work and motherhood? I don’t.

*This article originally appeared on Her View From Home. The working mom gig is no joke. Now, I’m not here to bubble up any arguments about who has it harder, working moms or stay-at-home moms. That is a ridiculous argument with no right answer. All moms and families have their own challenges, and to whittle [...]

10 things I know because I’m a boy mom

*This post originally appeared on Her View From Home I’ve always been somewhat of a tomboy. I grew up playing a variety of sports and have never been a fan of pink and frilly things. Things haven’t changed since becoming an adult woman. I still have the bad habit of occasionally biting my nails, so [...]

How I’m Surviving this Summer without FOMO

"Have any big plans this summer?" It's the inevitable question people like to ask when making small talk when the seasons start to change from needing a rain jacket to slathering on the sunscreen. I smile and almost disappointingly respond, "No, just hanging around here." I love vacationing, I really do. And family trips in [...]