Blogging · Lifestyle

Letting go of my fear of confrontation

One of the reasons I have waited so long to take my blogging more seriously is because I am terrified of confrontation. Seriously terrified. The idea of someone disagreeing with me, of being wrong, of offending someone, that all gives me so much anxiety that having a space to share and build community didn’t seem… Continue reading Letting go of my fear of confrontation

food · health · Lifestyle · natural

10 ways to stay stress-free and healthy when your budget shrinks

When healthy makes you unhealthy Over the past four years, my husband and I have been trying to get healthier. We started making more things from scratch, buying mostly organic and switching out personal and cleaning products for more natural versions. In some ways, it feels like we’ve been doing this at a pretty slow… Continue reading 10 ways to stay stress-free and healthy when your budget shrinks

health · Lifestyle · natural · review

Why we quit our Whole30 – and how we didn’t

I was so excited to try this Whole30. I’ve been dealing with some chronic, though not serious, issues I was hoping would finally be kicked by it. I want my family to be healthy and happy. While I wasn’t able to get a copy of the Whole30 cookbook, I read the explanation book and read… Continue reading Why we quit our Whole30 – and how we didn’t

faith · Lifestyle

The disappointment of non-existent signs

Over the last couple of years, my family has been through several ups and downs when it comes to money. On particularly hard days, days where there is more red in my bank account than I ever thought possible or yet another bill comes in the mail, I have always been able to seek solace… Continue reading The disappointment of non-existent signs

babies · Family · Lifestyle · Marriage · Parenting

It has been one of those weeks

It has been one of those weeks. I feel like I could end this post there and so many people could relate. Whether you are a student, working in retail, working anywhere really, looking for a job, planning a wedding, pregnant, trying to get pregnant, have a newborn, have a hundred children, I feel like… Continue reading It has been one of those weeks