Category Archives: Wellness

It’s 5 years ago. 10pm on a Thursday night. I’ve been up since 5am. My mind is racing as it does every evening. The days all string together and never stop. Wake up, shower, breakfast, daycare, school, work, commute, home, dinner, bed, bath, collapse, work some more, bed. Coffee is a twice daily occurrence (oftentimes…

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I don’t always enjoy motherhood. There, I said it. I try to be a really involved mom with my daughter, and I am fiercely devoted to my family — but the fact is that we just don’t always love the same things. I sometimes struggle with feeling like I’m completely losing myself to motherhood, and that…

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It’s labor day weekend, I’m at a neighbor friends house for a barbecue, the weather is amazing, the shrieks from our happy children are resounding from the lower deck, while the parents sip grown up juice and soak in the final fleeting summer moments. One of my girlfriends and I are catching up. Besides the…

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I forgot what it was like to have a newborn. It amazing how in just 3.5 year’s time that feels like an worn and faded memory. However last week it all came rushing back when we invited a new family member into our home. Meet Penny. Our sweet as can be, playful, patient, rescued doggie…

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I cringe every time I share this, but I spent much of 2011 and 2012 incredibly lonely. Most of the close friends I admit that too laugh or look incredibly shocked or skeptical when they hear me speak this truth. But, it’s one I’ve felt in the depths of my soul. But but, they cry:…

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Image credit: All images courtesy of Ali Caudill Photography It’s December 28th. I’m sitting in my favorite coffee shop pounding away at the keys working through my latest course materials. I make small talk with the barista about how quick 2013 has gone by, take a sip of my perfectly crafted vanilla latte, and snap…

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