Be True To You

This goes along with the previous post of mom judging but more so looking at yourself. Like I said in the previous post you see all these interesting Instagram moms, perfect Pinterest moms, and your friends' snapshots of their amazing lives daily. The issue is none of this is true. Let me repeat that, NONE … Continue reading Be True To You

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Top Ten Intimacy Needs

This is another handout from a psych class that has helped me a lot lately. This has the top ten intimacy needs and it applies to all kinds of relationships. Let me know what you think. ACCEPTANCE: The closer we get to someone, the more we notice their imperfections. Acceptance involves looking past these flaws … Continue reading Top Ten Intimacy Needs

Another Year

Another year has slipped by and I find it hard to believe where I'm at in life. I am officially in my late twenties and the thought is a little daunting. I keep asking myself what I've accomplished and why I'm not making more of my life. I don't dare voice these thoughts out loud because … Continue reading Another Year

National Women’s History Month

This year's theme for National Women's History Month is NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women I think this is a fantastic theme and so many amazing people come to mind. However, I want to stick to the women the National Women's History Project has chosen to honor this … Continue reading National Women’s History Month

I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Go read this article from the Washington Post. I'm sorry if you're sick of seeing posts like this but it needs to be seen every fucking day. We all need to be reminded of how much trauma these children went through. How this tragedy will affect them for the rest of their lives. How they … Continue reading I Would Rather Not Be Alone

What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers

Having two little kiddos has been an adventure so far and I wouldn't change them for the world, but this morning I got some sweet snuggles from Tate and left before Cash woke up. Maybe I will revisit that statement tomorrow. 🙂   Here is what I've learned from having Cash and Tate: You will … Continue reading What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers

Girl Gang

I posted this photo on my Instagram account and it immediately blew up! Within an hour there were 81 likes and 26 comments of women wanting to get in on this "Girl Gang." One woman, in particular, gave me a wonderful idea! Momandposh (Jess) said, "I say we all hashtag this #avodkakindofmom18 and make it a follow!!!" … Continue reading Girl Gang

Practicing Self-Care

I recently wrote a guest post for One Blog, One Day At A Time about self care and the tricks I've learned the past few months! Here's my post: As a mother, I always seem to be at the bottom of my list. It always goes the boys, my husband, and then me. And if friends or … Continue reading Practicing Self-Care

My Goals For 2018

Everyone has their lists for what they want to accomplish in the new year and I figured if I didn't do one I'm not a "real" blogger. Ahahaha So here's mine. Be a better wife. Be more active in my community; whether that is getting involved in community service, politics, or something else I find worthwhile. … Continue reading My Goals For 2018

Dear 2017

Dear 2017, You were a year like no other and I will not miss you. You will always be the year Donald Trump was sworn into office. You will always be the year white nationalists and racism were not discouraged by our president. You will always be the year of culture wars. You will always … Continue reading Dear 2017