Chasing Busy

I want to talk about expectations for a minute. Expectations that are unspoken, or maybe sometimes spoken, that all humans must prove that they are struggling more than others. In addition to your expectation of suffering, you’re also expected to pretend that you LOVE it. That you live for the hustle. You thrive on little

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Moving & Emotions

Moving is the worst.  I’m going to to honest, this whole process of moving has been nothing short of an emotional roller coaster. I am excited to be moving, stressed that we are moving, sad to be leaving our first home, excited to plant roots in our new home, and did I mention stressed? We

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Itty Bitty Pitty Committee-Part 1

Let’s have a chat about dogs, pit bulls in-particular, shall we? I am making this a series on this topic because it is something that I am incredibly passionate about. Throughout this series, you will be the end of my many rants, hard facts, harder opinions, and most importantly, love. Let’s do a little back story;

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Throwback Thursday: One Day at a Time

In a previous life I had a blog called The Corner Office. I wrote on it daily, then weekly, then…rarely. It was a chapter of my life that needed to be closed – shit, it was a BOOK that needed to be closed. But, in an effort to be honest with you about my story

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Ditch and Switch

From washing my hair to putting on my make up, I use non-toxic products. It wasn’t a quick switch, but it was definitely a researched one! Because if you’re anything like me, you aren’t ditching your salon brand shampoo unless you have a good reason to! If you are also someone who needs to know

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Overpacker’s Anonymous

Lately, it seems as though I’ve been traveling a lot, which is very out of the ordinary for this small town girl. And by small town, I mean, a girl that lives in the suburbs of Metro-Detroit where there’s a Tim Horton’s about every mile and a half. So, make whatever you will with that.

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Dividing Attention :: Not Time

I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine the other day about seeing other Mom’s doing “all the things” — like literally they seem to have their hand in just about everything. I couldn’t wrap my head around it. I told her, “I just don’t get it. HOW do they do it?

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The Power of Naps

I come from a long line of serial nappers. It’s somewhere in our genes. I love a good nap, if it’s done right. So, in preparation for your weekend, here’s my tried and true list of nap rules. Comfort is key. Find a comfy spot, it doesn’t have to be a bed, really, it shouldn’t be

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