Mother’s Day is coming. You look forward to the day with your toddler, knowing you will be the recipient of something created by their little hands. Your mind drifts to Mother’s Days past, and to the treasures the child that has been gone for almost ten years lovingly gave you. You are a bereaved parent… Read More To The Bereaved Mama on Mother’s Day
I find myself with a very rare Saturday morning alone. I need it; after taking my toddler to Florida, sans husband, for a week and coming home to the passing of a much-loved friend, it has been a long two weeks. My husband took our toddler to the park this morning, and instead of staying… Read More Choosing Positivity in the Face of Tragedy
When you’re young, the only time age comes into the periphery of your mind is to wonder (with youthful disgust) at how positively OLD the adults in your life are. Even as an adult, I am constantly surprised when I learn someone’s age: “What are you doing in this bar, you’re 12!” and (in my… Read More So This Is 40…
**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. If you know me, you know what a purse/bag hoarder I am. The selection at Stella & Dot is gorgeous, I am not going to lie. I had never heard of them until a… Read More Do you love Stella & Dot?? Don’t Miss this Sale!
Mattel recently released its new line of Barbie dolls, called “Fashionistas“. Have a look; I’ll wait. I am thrilled. As someone who struggled with weight most of my adult life, and now with a daughter, I think it has been a long time coming. It is a huge step towards body normativity and ending the… Read More Fashionista Barbie: Why Mattel Got it Wrong