5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Running a Creative Business

I’ve technically been running business since 2011, but the first business I was in with a partner, and neither of us had any idea what the next decade would have in store for us - for our business, our families, and the dreams God was growing in our hearts. My actual self-employment journey really started … Continue reading 5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Running a Creative Business

An Update: Chronic Illness treatment, medication withdrawal, medical gaslighting, and choosing the right team

The last couple months have been extremely difficult around here. Some might know I’ve been trying to figure out my diagnosis (right now it’s Fibromyalgia, but we haven’t completely ruled out everything else yet). The last few months, everything has kind of come to a head, and I really want to share my story so … Continue reading An Update: Chronic Illness treatment, medication withdrawal, medical gaslighting, and choosing the right team

Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep

Did you know systemic gaslighting is a thing? Especially in governments, religious bodies, and the medical field. Did you know there are generations of people and cultures around the world who are predisposed to gaslighting. They are predisposed to thinking they are being encouraging, helpful, corrective or loving when they express sentiments that may actually … Continue reading Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep

How I Stay (Mostly) Sane as a Work From Home Mom with Chronic Illness

Being a mom is hard enough. Running a business is hard enough. Dealing with chronic illness is hard enough. I am managing to do all three - I’m convinced only by the grace of God - and I’m doing things to help myself stay mostly sane during these crazy toddler days. When I was a … Continue reading How I Stay (Mostly) Sane as a Work From Home Mom with Chronic Illness

COMMUNITY, CONNECTION, & GATE KEEPING – IN MOTHERHOOD & CHRONIC ILLNESS

If you’ve been here before, you know this is a place for community. It’s the whole drive behind this blog, the membership, and basically every social media presence I have. And, while I have found some great community and connection along the way, I’ve also noticed some gate-keeping - a lot of gate keeping actually. … Continue reading COMMUNITY, CONNECTION, & GATE KEEPING – IN MOTHERHOOD & CHRONIC ILLNESS