Sundown Nutrition’s complete multivitamin for kids: Review!

Through Moms Meet, I was given the chance to get some of my parent friends together, and try Sundown’s children’s complete multivitamin gummies. As parents, we always want what’s best for our kids – which means making sure their tiny bodies are getting what they need. When they’re plugging their noses at the green beans […]

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Truth-telling Thursdays: The Social Anxiety Monster.

Until 3 years ago, this is what my beach life looked like. EMPTY. This isn’t a metaphor for anything. No connection to my infertility journey.This is my anxiety convincing me that I needed to be off the beach any time I went, before everyone else showed up – or else… I was born and raised […]

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Tales of Parenthood: Becoming “Sports Mom”.

Oh, dear. What have I done? It was the only thing I kept repeating in my head as I raced around our house, trying to make sure we had anything we’d need before we left – because we weren’t coming back to the house if something was forgotten. Bug spray. Hat. Catcher’s glove. Towel to […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Saying no to family gatherings.

I realized I was done with large, if not most gatherings – hosting, or attending, when a brand new jar of locally made ketchup, a gift from a friend, crashed onto my kitchen floor. Enough was enough. My mental health, having some grasp on my anxiety, was more important. It started way back, when I was a […]

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It’s Okay To Not Be Okay.

I’m still here. I’m still alive. Life has just caught up, and crashed into me in such a crazy way, that some days, I don’t even have time to catch my breath before the next day starts. I’m still writing. I’m a writer at heart, and that Notepad app on my phone gets put to […]

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Selfcare: Taking time on mental wellness.

There are very few things in life that you absolutely cannot change. How you chose to live is not one of those things. I was 10 years old when my mental wellness began to shift. Only 10 years old. It almost consumed me, depression, as I grew older. It sat there, in the driver seat, […]

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Dear Adam.

Dear Adam, I gave my son your teddy bear. I’ve written this letter to you a dozen times by now. Each time, it’s a little different. Each time, it still hurts my heart. I had a baby boy. He’s not really my baby anymore, though. He’s grown into such a little boy this past summer. […]

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