Relationships & Parenting
The Perfectly Imperfect Life of a Mother
As many of you may already know, I am in a graduate program for mental health counseling. In one of my recent classes, we were given the assignment to discuss a time when we learned a new skill, the journey we went through, and how we felt about the journey. Immediately, I thought of motherhood.
Before becoming a mother, I was filled with ideas and... [Read more...]
What Do Your Kids Bring Out in You?
I love my kids dearly, but they have the unique ability to occasionally bring out the worst in me. When this happens, I feel like the worst parent and lowest person on the face of the earth. I know it’s not the end of the world to scream at your kids from time to time, but that doesn’t make me feel any better after I have done it, particularly... [Read more...]
The Importance of ‘We’ Time
As marriages evolve, particularly with the introduction of children, it can be easy to forget the importance of “we time”. In this day and age, moms are always encouraged to carve out “me time” for themselves, but marriages and partnerships need extra nurturing and attention periodically too. It provides an opportunity to reconnect... [Read more...]
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Fashion & Beauty
Amen for the Spanx Bra-llelujah!
When I was first approached about reviewing the Spanx Bra-llelujah bra*, I wasn’t sure what kind of feedback I would be able to provide. While I could definitely use some help in the lower half of my body in terms of holding it all in, I am the quintessential pear shape, barely filling out an A-cup on top. But, what the heck, I thought. If... [Read more...]
Fab Fashion Find: Nunzia ‘Annabella’ White Laptop Bag
I admit it. I am a bit of a handbag junkie. Although I’m not one to drop hundreds or thousands on a single hand bag, I certainly purchase enough of the lower priced bags that it adds up. The problem is, while I am always in search of “the one”, what defines “the one” at any given point in my life changes.
Right now “the... [Read more...]
Lane Bryant Interview with Michelle Cantrell
While the goal of the Lane Bryant Bloggers Conference was to spread the word about the company and their commitment to making great fashion accessible to women in sizes 14 and above, the conference also provided a platform for a two-way conversation.
Here’s a video segment from an interview they did with me to hear more about my experience at... [Read more...]
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