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How do you get it all done?

  Today I'm answering my most asked question, "How do you get it all done?" The truth is...I don't. And I'm not really sure why people think I do. Sure it's hard as crap to juggle a toddler, a household, kids, a husband, and a small business, but when it's your passion, you just get it done. Some days my list is complete and others it only has two thinks highlighted.   A few months ago I started four day work weeks and it has been transformational to my life to say the least. Not only has it allowed me to focus MORE, it's created intentional space for me to get things done, focus, and spend time with those I love. My...

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5 Things to Help you Through Quarantine

If life ain't weird right now...right? It's no secret things are tough right now. Quite  frankly, we're all stressed in some way about this. Either we're consuming too much of the media, or we're craving physical touch from friends and family (I think we could all use a hug right now), or we have relatives that we really want to see that we're worried about, or we're just dying to get back to normal. Whatever it may be, things are difficult for all of us, we are all equal in this. Some people have lost jobs. Some people have lost family. Things just aren't the same right now and it's okay to feel overwhelmed. Since my business is 100% online,...

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2020, a year WITHOUT resolutions

  Yada yada...new year, same me. Each year of my adult life I told myself January 1 was my deadline. That one date that I thought of all year long. I would make a list of 50 bajillion things I needed to accomplish and when I didn't, I'd mentally punish myself for not hitting my goals and getting "further" in life. What a load of crap. The media & social media loves to hype up the "new year, new me" thing. The year 2019 was one of the best most challenging years of my life. Because we did SO much in a year, I can't imagine what 2020 will hold for us. We had a baby, I quit my full...

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What the third trimester was like for me!

Welp, as I write this it's actually my past my DUE DATE! I can't believe how fast 40 weeks flew by. Sheesh! I feel like just yesterday I peed on that stick and our lives changed forever. I remember Ri coming down the stairs and me walking out of the bathroom to meet him in the middle just sobbing. I was so nervous. I was so scared. I was terrified at what my family would say. I had NO clue how we were going to bring a baby into our lives. And here we are 40+ weeks later. Time really does go by fast when you're about to have a baby. This entire pregnancy has been the BIGGEST blessing ever....

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What it was like getting laid off in my third trimester

      Yep, you read that right, I got laid off. Getting laid off isn't anything I'd wish on anyone. Certainly not a mom to be in her third trimester. I kept racking my brain thinking how could this happen? How could this be? What did I do to deserve this? Why NOW? It felt frustrating. It felt like betrayal. We had a plan. We had our ducks in a row and we were doing such a good job of following our plan, getting ready for baby girl to join us in June. The last thing we expected was for me to get laid off right before having the baby/ maternity leave started.  God has a plan.  I didn't want...

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