When Knowing Our Value Becomes a Boundary

We live in a world that is constantly telling us that we have to prove ourselves. Prove our worth. Prove we know what we’re doing. Prove we have the: experience, education, etc. to do what we are presenting to the world. The irony here is the biggest roles we will play in this life:SpousesChildrenParentsFriendsCoworkersEmployees These … Continue reading When Knowing Our Value Becomes a Boundary

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

Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)

When I wrote “Being Creative & Embracing New Hobbies as a Mom/With Chronic Illness”, I hadn’t thought about a part two. But, a lot has been happening around here since then, and I really want to show other moms that it’s possible. Somehow, someway, even when navigating chronic illness, fulfilling work can be a part … Continue reading Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)

Maven Monday: History in Skirts – a Spoonie mom with a small business

Hey, hi, how are you friends? I’m glad you’re back with us in the space where we talk about creativity, motherhood, and fulfillment all in light of living with chronic physical/mental illness. This week, I have another Maven Monday interview for you all. And, while this series will be a once a month feature in … Continue reading Maven Monday: History in Skirts – a Spoonie mom with a small business

Being Creative & Embracing New Hobbies (as a mom or with Chronic Illness)

As I went through two pregnancies, and then my physical illnesses keyed up, I struggled. With these new lower energies & two little humans to take care of, I worried my creativity, business, ministries, and hobbies would suffer. After all, how does one do it all when their energy is so limited. The short answer … Continue reading Being Creative & Embracing New Hobbies (as a mom or with Chronic Illness)

Maven Mondays: Motherhood, Entrepreneurship, & More – with Laura Noelle

I used to have a post series (or, rather, I wanted to) for Spotlighting amazing women...well, I'm bringing that back in a new way. And to kick it off, I'm going to do an update of the original (and only) spotlight Sunday post I did. In April of 2013, Laura Noelle wrote this post: Motherhood, … Continue reading Maven Mondays: Motherhood, Entrepreneurship, & More – with Laura Noelle