Real Life

How I Became a Grown-Up

Do you want to know when you really become a grown up? It’s when you have to take care of your parent. The day you realize you’re the caregiver.

It’s Been a Year…

It’s been over a year. It was Friday, March 6, 2020. I booked a babysitter and told Jeff we were going to happy hour. That was our last outing for months—everything shut down the following Monday.

Changing the Definition of Clean

My definition of ‘clean’ has changed over the years. There was a time where I would have thought ‘clean’ meant clean. Now…

When Parenting Took Over my Marriage

Every new parent goes through that phase when marriage inadvertently crawls to sulk in a dark corner of the basement, hidden by cobwebs, grieving alone.

Feeling Safe is the End Game

An anxious child worries about everything—but you don’t necessarily know that. But as a mom, it’s your job to make sure that your child is feeling safe…

How I Became a Grown-Up

Do you want to know when you really become a grown up? It’s when you have to take care of your parent. The day you realize you’re the caregiver.

It’s Been a Year…

It’s been over a year. It was Friday, March 6, 2020. I booked a babysitter and told Jeff we were going to happy hour. That was our last outing for months—everything shut down the following Monday.

Changing the Definition of Clean

My definition of ‘clean’ has changed over the years. There was a time where I would have thought ‘clean’ meant clean. Now…

When Parenting Took Over my Marriage

Every new parent goes through that phase when marriage inadvertently crawls to sulk in a dark corner of the basement, hidden by cobwebs, grieving alone.

Feeling Safe is the End Game

An anxious child worries about everything—but you don’t necessarily know that. But as a mom, it’s your job to make sure that your child is feeling safe…