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

What You Don’t Need to be Successful

It can be hard feeling successful when life is determined by so many factors. When we begin comparing ourselves with others, there are so many ways we can fall short. The fact is, though, that success looks different for each of us. Success in every area looks different. So, even though so many “gurus” out … Continue reading What You Don’t Need to be Successful

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

I've had a lovely Halloween night. Made this gorgeous dinner: Hung out with Little Seester, passed out candy to the few trick or treaters, watched Halloween movies, cleaned the kitchen, and packed my work bag for tomorrow. Honestly, though, I have to say good riddance to October. It's been a heck of a month & … Continue reading