Giving Yourself Permission To Cut Off Toxic Family Members- Because Forgiveness Won’t Change Their Behavior.

I’ve done a pretty great job at making myself and my mental health a priority, especially when it comes to toxic relationships, overall but specifically with family members. I have put in the grueling effort to create boundaries, voice those boundaries, and keep them.

Mama, Your Children Know.

I grew up in a house hold where for years we did not talk about our emotions or feelings but rather tip toed quietly around them trying not to break the fragile strings. Eventually, when we ran out of head space to keep everything bottled up and did talk about them, we exploded. There was …

Telling Our 5 Year Old That We Are Moving.

Happy Tuesday! It is Tuesday isn’t it? .. Nope just kidding it’s Wednesday. Happy Wednesday! You guys, my days are starting to jumble together as our moving day gets closer and closer. We are officially 2 weeks away. Geeze, even as I say that my brain goes “WHAT”. Time has been flying since we made …

Parent- Teacher Communication.

Happy Sunday! I am currently sitting down with a delicious Everything Bagel, covered in a generous amount of chive cream cheese, and a nice warm cup of coffee.  It’s a little cloudy out but watch the tree branches sway slightly in the wind paired with the low light streaming in through the kitchen windows is …

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 …

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 …