Dear child of divorce, You grew up in a different kind of normal. Your normal is waking up, and trying to remember whose weekend it is. It is feeling uncomfortable around your friends because they all have "normal" families. Divorce knows no age. It doesn't know when it would be a "good time". It strikes before … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Child of Divorce
This summer, one of my goals is to read more since I have not been dedicating as much time to my books as I want. I have a HUGE stack of books that I have been adding to my own little personal summer reading list. My taste in books is all across the spectrum. I go … Continue reading My Summer Reading List
Recently I finished reading "Nothing to Prove" by Jennie Allen. I will be honest, it took me a long time to get through because 1. I haven't prioritized reading/down time. 2. It was so much truth for me to process. This book hit me HARD. It made me realize there is a lot that I … Continue reading Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard
The transition from March to April was a hard one, and one I was not prepared for. I struggle with anxiety and it has been managed very well so far this year, up until a few weeks ago. Work is in its peak season, so that brings busy-ness, chaos, and stress. I love what I … Continue reading What it looks like to find peace
We are a month into 2018 and I am already wondering where the time has gone. I feel like the days are all melting together because I just have so much to do. Work has buzzing lately so I am practically going nonstop. I have been trying to keep my workouts consistent and reading when … Continue reading Straining toward what is ahead
It's January 1, 2018. Time to think about what I did with my life in 2017. In 2017, I had a job change, celebrated my first year of marriage with my husband, stood by my best friend as she got married, traveled to Seattle, got a new car. Those were the good things. I also … Continue reading Another year, another cliche blog post.
I cannot believe it is already June! 2017 has been going by very quickly and it has definitely been a whirlwind of a year. So far this year has brought job changes, car wrecks, six months of marriage, plenty of adulting, and there is even so much more that is planned but hasn't happened yet. … Continue reading Crafting happiness