I have learned from past traveling experiences, that there are certain beauty products that I really do rely on. On previous short trips I have attempted to bring a minimal amount of items so that I didn’t have to check bags thinking - I’ll just buy something cheap to use during that trip. And I always hate how my skin and hair feels and looks when I cut corners.Read More
There is this article that is going around right now that is essentially saying, moms don’t need more self care. That self-care will not fix burnout.
That statement couldn’t be further from the truth.
The problem is the perception and definition of self-care has been distorted into consumerism and escapism. Not actually taking care of yourself to achieve long term results.Read More
I’ve always believed in the power of words. I am careful about the words that I say. Even though I consider myself a confident woman, I am sensitive to words that people voice. If I'm being honest, I am pretty sure everyone can relate to this fine line. I believe my years of studying God's Word, coupled with my personality traits, have contributed to my interest. But more recently, I realized how powerful the words “thank you” are in exchange for “I’m sorry”.Read More
The question is always, which is better - using a foundation brush or a beauty blender? And which beauty blender brand should I use?
I find a lot of times, women do not understand the benefits behind each product. Today, I am breaking it all down for you!Read More
Sometimes get messages from followers saying that posting about “getting ready” makes them feel bad because they are tired, they are moms and they can’t just be a “perfect mom” like I am. That makes me really sad.
I have 4 kids. I am tired, too. I get grumpy. I don’t sleep some nights. We are going through family struggles currently just like everyone else. The difference? I choose to not wallow in my exhaustion and frustrations, all the time. I am a natural pessimist andRead More
Self care for new moms is something that is really hard to navigate through, especially currently when “Self Care” is so. dang. trendy.
So where do you start? What does “Self Care for a New Mom” really look like when you are getting zero sleep, you are trying to get to know a new human, you are still quite literally healing from a big change to your physical body and trying to deal with all the emotions and responsibility of it all?Read More
I teach self care. My job is to help women navigate burnout, how to move away from survival mode and move into a space of thriving. But, what kind of teacher would I be if I didn’t listen to my own advice?Read More
My biggest question prior to getting injected was “How does botox work?” and “What the heck is dysport?” I knew I wanted treatments done but didn’t know how any of them worked!Read More
Prioritizing self care can be hard. Especially when raising a family. It is even harder when your partner doesn’t understand your needs. Sometimes, women feel like they shouldn’t have needs/wants - simply because they stay home. I’ve heard many women talk about the guilt attached with spending money when they don’t actually make money as a stay at home mom.Read More
I LOVE the week between Christmas and New Years. While everyone is wandering around in their messes of too many toys, too much clutter, not knowing where anything is, exhausted from holidays and wondering how Christmas came and left so fast - I am busy mentally preparing for my new year. Which by the way has helped me NOT be in a funk before and after christmas.Read More
It is no surprise that Freshly Picked Bags are heaven. Their moccs are the best, so I knew when I needed to find a good bag, I could probably trust them with that too. All my babies all wear freshly picked moccs and how that they came out with the slip ons, they wear those too. (Olivia is wearing the platinum ones in the pictures below). I own 4 bags and literally use all 4 of them. Check them out below!Read More
Hey there Mama,
Can we chat really quick?
When you look at “successful business people” outside of the home, typically you will see a common thread among them. They eat healthy, they wake up early, they work out, they make their beds, they are organized, they plan ahead etc. Among those things, they are driven, goal oriented and focused. They have implemented habits that help sustain their success.Read More