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When Things Go Wrong: Taming Your Inner Critic

We all know the disappointment of making plans, having our hopes up, and then things go totally and utterly wrong. It can be something small, like a birthday hoopla or a dinner party you've looked forward to hosting, to something bigger like your own wedding or a child's graduation. No matter what it is, when… Continue reading When Things Go Wrong: Taming Your Inner Critic

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Why Body Acceptance Is A Major Part Of Self-Acceptance 

I define body acceptance as: treating my body with respect, dignity, and love no matter what it looks like or it's current size.  There may be things I want to work on, or struggle with, but my body always deserves to be treated with dignity - because it's my only vessel in this life. It deserves to be… Continue reading Why Body Acceptance Is A Major Part Of Self-Acceptance 

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This is the HEAVIEST and the HAPPIEST I have ever been

This is the most I have ever weighed, besides while pregnant, and this is the happiest I have ever been. When Tyler and I got married, I was 170lbs. I know this because we both decided to weigh ourselves the day before our wedding (dumb) and both realized we were overweight. Ha. I was roughly… Continue reading This is the HEAVIEST and the HAPPIEST I have ever been

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Simplifying: Flexible minimalism for families, refocusing on core values, and owning less so we have space for more

Do you feel frustrated at the end of the day by how little you accomplished, or by how you managed your time? Are you constantly shuffling the same stuff from one room to the other, or overwhelmed by mountains of laundry or toys that constantly need cleaning up or sorted through? Do you feel like… Continue reading Simplifying: Flexible minimalism for families, refocusing on core values, and owning less so we have space for more