It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own. To teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is… And to forgive yourself, over and over again for doing everything wrong.” -Donna Ball It’s been aContinue reading “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay”

Validation and Self-Care

“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” -Mandy Hale  There are times when I crave for those late night hours when I’m laying in bed, those early mornings when I’m working before the kids are up just for some time to myself orContinue reading “Validation and Self-Care”

I am Human

Today I was a “bad mom.” Today I lost my cool one too many times. I had little patience and I yelled… It’s the end of the world! Or at least that’s the way society has made mamas feel like when they aren’t up to “standard.” What is the “standard?” To society, good mamas areContinue reading “I am Human”

Asking for Grace

“A Real Mom: Emotional, yet the rock. Tired, but keeps going. Worried, but full of hope. Impatient, yet patient. Overwhelmed, but never quits. Amazing, even though doubted. Wonderful, even in chaos. Life changer, every single day.” -Rachel Martin It’s been a long day… you pop your airpods/headphones in and turn on some music and there’sContinue reading “Asking for Grace”

Breakpoint Reached

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” -James 1:2-4 (NIV) The last few weeks, the journey of motherhood has pushedContinue reading “Breakpoint Reached”