• Family

    How the Military has Affected My View on Life

    When I was in middle school, I thought the military was this glorified community that everyone in it lived this amazing life protecting our country. I pictured happy families and happy lives. I thought protecting this country was a no-brainer and the best people were chosen for the job. I, of course, was naive and young and really had no knowledge of what it really meant to be in the military. When I reached my senior year in high school, I learned more and more about what it meant to be in the military. I started looking into the Marines…

  • Postpartum

    Why You Should Embrace Your Postpartum Body

    For the longest time, I have had negative views towards my body. It has been something I have struggled with accepting ever since high school. The type of body the media has deemed acceptable is unrealistic and unhealthy ,in my…

  • Depression/Anxiety

    The Reality of Living with Depression

    What is it like to live with depression? Winter is probably the hardest time of year for someone struggling with depression (unless you live somewhere it is sunny). Even though the sun is out most of the time, I don’t…

  • Motherhood

    Mom-Shaming: Why is it a Thing?

    Becoming a mom is such a joyful, overwhelming, blissful time in our lives. We feel so much love for this tiny human being that we have been carrying 9 long months. How is that possible? We blinked so fast now…

  • Pregnancy

    15 Must-Ask Questions in Your Third Trimester

    Pregnancy has its ups and downs. The first trimester is spent curled up around the toilet because you can’t seem to keep your breakfast down. The second trimester you start buying bigger clothes because your bump is finally showing! But…