• Motherhood

    Finding Your Purpose

    Motherhood comes with many ups and downs. There are moments of clarity and then there are moments of “oh my gosh, I have no idea what to do”. It is a learn as we go type of thing and it is a hard job. Constantly picking up after our kids, endless loads of laundry, chores needing to be done, homework to be looked over, and the list goes on. But is this really who we are? Is this what truly defines us? About 7 years ago, I truly believed my purpose in life was to become a mother. That was…

  • Motherhood

    Why It’s Okay to Be Exhausted, Mama

    Well another day has gone by where I have felt too exhausted to do much of anything. Avoid showering. Avoiding the dishes cluttering my kitchen. Stepping over the long-overdue pile of laundry sitting on the floor in our bedroom. It…

  • 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…

  • 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…