The Importance Of Free Play For Your Preschooler.

3 ways Free play shapes your preschooler: Part of the reason I love being a preschool teacher is being involved in watching the connections form. I love the way my kids progress on a daily basis and seeing lightbulbs (of thought) illuminate. We are almost halfway through this year and they have already come so …

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Watching The Storm Roll In: The Depths of My Depression.

Do you ever catch yourself having a conversation with people and and being smacked in the face with this numbing fog by the entire concept of conversation? Do you ever find yourself gazing at the ceiling trying not break? Or watching yourself sob in 3rd person, as if you were looking at yourself in a …

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The Grace In Rejection

I cannot tell you how long my fingers have been itching to get back on here and write. Me and my husband have spent the last month and a half so incredibly busy, between working extra hours and having family visiting every weekend and then our anniversary vacation. We have not stopped moving. In fact, …

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Things I learned in our 1st year of Marriage.

I almost cannot believe that a year ago today I had the most perfect wedding to the man of my dreams. Together we have done and accomplished so much in the last year and I could not be more proud of us. This past year, has been hands down my happiest. That being said, I …

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Know Your Limits

Friends, If you ever have the chance to take a step back from everything for an extended period of time,  do it. I continue to count the ways that moving and taking a break from working have improved my life and sense of self. As you know, from previous posts,  pre-move I was a workaholic. …

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Here we go again

It's 11pm and I'm currently trying to distract my anxious mind. Anxiety is tricky. It's here one moment, gone the next. It's a fierce awakening from a peaceful sleep. Triggered by something so seemingly harmless with no real reason. I was fine. I was great. I was almost asleep. Almost. Then.... crack! The thunder exploded …

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Family Values: Creating Intentional Habits now.

I have been doing some deep manifesting and thinking in "long-term mode." As life seems to move so quickly these days, I find myself asking, is what I am doing now going to benefit me and my family a year from now.. 5 years from now... or even 10 years from now? If yes, great! …

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