Rest Well

I soap box a lot about the importance of honoring rest and restoration and also the fact that it will look different for everyone so I wanted to share what that looked like for me over the weekend because I found immense joy in quite simple things and instead of just saying “rest” I thought…

Thrive In Therapy

Therapy day. Something that we don’t talk about often is how hard therapy is because God, it can be hard. Working through trauma will gut you and challenge you and leave you questioning if healing is not just possible but if it is actually worth it. I always liken therapy days to peeling the layers…

A Real Love Letter: Warrior Edition

Dear Warrior who has seen the online fallout from the Megan and Harry interview, I know right now the world is giving the impression that you are responsible for the way your brain responds to mental illness but I want you to know that even if it is your choices that led you to this…

Embracing Rest Over Rush

On Saturdays and Sundays my social media feeds are full of all the events families are busy doing and seemingly having the time of their lives. We,however, are the family that purposefully keeps our weekends quiet and free and that doesn’t mean free so we can make plans to run ourselves ragged that means free…

The Mind Game Has Changed

Let me start by saying that I am blessed to be safe in my home space during this pandemic.  However, I find myself scrolling through social media as a default coping mechanism looking for distraction.  That may or may not be a good idea because we all know how social media can have a negative impact…

Keeping the Budget-ish in a Pandemic

Prior to our current circumstances, my husband and I were rocking and rolling Dave Ramsey’s financial freedom budgeting system.  Small backstory: We spent a lot of time in our twenties getting ourselves into debt.  You know from student loans because we were supposed to go to college, to swiping credit cards because the economy tanked…