Self-Care During a Deployment

Self-care during a deployment is essential. I learned this the hard way the first time my husband was away for officer training. He was gone for 10 weeks before we got to see him again. I had a 3 [...]


The Magic Words I Use to Make Self-Care Possible

This is us. All 3 of my kids, ranging from almost 7 years old to almost 5 months old with an almost 4 year old in between. I snapped this photo a few days ago when all of my kids happened to wake [...]


3 Simple Tips to Rebuild Momentum

We are now officially 15 days into a new year. This is around the time that if you’re the sort of person to set resolutions or intentions or goals, it’s easy to lose momentum. Life [...]


How to Create a Mantra of the Year

Do you have a word of the year? I don’t. I’m far too indecisive for that sort of specificity. What I love are mantras. For the past few years, I’ve chosen a mantra of the year instead of a word. [...]


5 Questions I Ask Myself at the Beginning of Every Year

There are 5 questions I ask myself at the beginning of the year. I do this instead of making New Years resolutions. I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. I am big on the idea of [...]