When You Get In Your Own Way

When You Get In Your Own Way

There are a lot of things I would like to do in order to better myself both mentally and physically. I would love to start practicing meditation and maintain a regular exercise program. The one thing that keeps getting in the way of beginning a new routine is my...
Acupuncture and Women’s Health

Acupuncture and Women’s Health

My first experience with acupuncture was quietly watching my Mom receive treatment for weight loss. I was 9, maybe 10? It seemed incredible to me then that so many needles could be inserted into someone while they looked completely relaxed. When I think of needles I...
Mother’s Day Struggle

Mother’s Day Struggle

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Some people may regard this as yet another “Hallmark Holiday” but if I were you I would steer clear of bringing that up in front of your Mom! I think it’s great to celebrate people, be it birthdays, anniversaries or even the...
Parenthood: Nailed It!

Parenthood: Nailed It!

Here’s my list of 30 ways to tell if you’re nailing parenthood: 1. You think your kid is the cutest, smartest, most athletic, etc. 2. You call your partner at work to tell them about something cute your kid did that day. 3. 95% of the photos on your phone...
To My Husband On Our Daughters First Birthday

To My Husband On Our Daughters First Birthday

I knew before we embarked on this incredible journey together that you would be a good father. Like I know a new recipe will turn out right based on the ingredients, even though I haven’t made it yet. What I didn’t expect is the full magnitude in which you embraced...
The Real Reason Mom’s Wear Yoga Pants

The Real Reason Mom’s Wear Yoga Pants

I know what you are thinking – person with no children. You think women give up on their appearance when they become mothers. Maybe it’s even a factor in why you don’t want children. I was like that once. I silently judged the sloppy ponytail, crusty food remnants on...