Quiet…Mom’s Meditating

Laundry. Dishes. Checking homework. Packing lunches. It’s definitely hard to find a few minutes of peace and quiet as a mom. You probably don’t have the time to relax at the spa–you can barely use the bathroom without an interruption–but a few minutes spent meditating every day can have the same calming effects. I’ve got […]

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The #1 Thing I Learned from #BlogHer17

#BlogHer17, the largest social media¬†conference for female content creators is over, and I’m kinda having withdrawal. For weeks, I stressed out over what to pack, how many business cards I needed, and how I could best connect with other creatives and brands. I was excited to see my favorite bloggers in person and to learn […]

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how to raise children without religion

Why I’m Raising My Children To Be Heathens

As a little girl, I clocked in a ton of hours at the Church of the Nazarene. From Easter programs to Friday night youth choir, I participated in almost every activity the church offered, and even won a scholarship to help with my college costs. But my children aren’t in Sunday school each week. They […]

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Talk So Kids Listen

Let’s Talk! Communicating With Your Children

Parenting can¬†feel like being in a movie. The same day to day routine? Groundhog Day. Nap time? Mission Impossible. Trying to get through to your three year old? Rush Hour. “Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?” It feels like we’re speaking two totally different languages. We shout, “No!” “Stop!” […]

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