Books, Domestic Responsibilities, Motherhood

The Myth

I woke up this morning to this question on FB Messenger …   Hey, I really don’t know who else to ask. How do you balance kids, work, life, etc.? I’ve been struggling lately with balancing everything, and I think I’m failing at it all. Lol.   First, I am confronted with feelings of gratitude… Continue reading The Myth


Laid to Rest

Yesterday, we laid my maternal grandmother to rest ... a simple ceremony back in her (and my mom's) hometown. The weather was ominous, as is so typical for a funeral it seems. Cool temperatures, cloudy skies, and even pelting rain and snow marked the day. As we gathered around my grandmother's headstone where her ashes… Continue reading Laid to Rest



After listening to this ridiculously amazing podcast in which Greg McKeown is interviewed by Allie Casazza, I just have to share ONE thing VERY IMPORTANT thing that I learned. McKeown’s book Essentialism is subtitled “The disciplined pursuit of less.” Of course, if you haven’t noticed already, I’m a touch obsessed with “less” and in more… Continue reading Essentials


What I’m Reading (and Listening To) These Days

Today, I thought I would take a few minutes to share some of the books I’ve been working my way through in recent times. I apologize in advance if “self-help” and personal development aren’t of interest to you, since the majority of these books fall under that category … I LOVE learning about new ways… Continue reading What I’m Reading (and Listening To) These Days

Motherhood, Parenting, Uncategorized

Intentional Living

With a new month upon us, I can't help but reflect on some important changes that have been made in my life and in our home in this last month. While I've been working hard on adopting some better habits (see my recent post), I've also been investing some significant effort into being a better… Continue reading Intentional Living