Posts Tagged ‘life’

Still Feeling Burned Out After Your “Me Time”? Here’s Why.

“Self care” “Me time” “Fill your cup” The world seems to practically scream at you these days: “Tired? Overwhelmed? Burnt out? You need to take time for yourself!” Self care is the catch all solution to practically all your ailments. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love some good alone time (Hi, my name is Liz…

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The Hidden Blessing of a Full Life

As I flopped into bed, exhausted, I lay there thinking of all the things a left undone. Yet another day had passed, busting at the seams. Filled with highs and lows. Responsibilities, routines, and even some excitement. I sighed, trying to figure out what I would need to prioritize tomorrow. “Life is crazy,” I thought. “Will…

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Dear Mom of a Newborn…

Dear Mom of a Newborn, It gets easier. I promise. You’re sitting there, feeling pain in places you didn’t know you even had, holding this tiny being that completely depends on you, and you’re wondering. Wondering what life will look like now. Wondering how you’re going to balance it all. Wondering if you’ll ever get…

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Finding Balance in Your Life

Even though I knew it was coming, adding child number two to the mix threw my normal routines all out of wack. Before I knew it, life felt like a giant to-do list mountain that I would never scale. I knew that I was going to have to make some changes if I was going…

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What I’m Into – June 2015

With the craziness that comes from welcoming a newborn into the world I didn’t get to writing a May edition of “What I’m Into.” I love reading and writing these silly little life updates so I’m glad to be back with an update for June! What I’m Watching… All the Spring finales have long passed…

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What I’m Into (April 2015)

I’ve been reading these fun “What I’m Into” monthly recaps for a while now and I’ve decided to join in! I don’t do a lot of these types of posts, so I thought this would be a fun way to incorporate some. So, without further ado, what I’m into…. What I’m Watching… Well, I should…

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Using a Bad Day to Point Your Child to the Gospel

It was one of those nights. The ones where the clock ticking down to bedtime couldn’t possibly move any slower. It had been a rough day. K had been particularly… well.. three years old. We’d been struggling with disobedience, stubbornness, angry outbursts, mischievousness, and lack of self-control all. day. long. Typically on nights like this…

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When I Don’t Want My Child To Obey

My blood was boiling. It felt like the tension inside was going to break me into a million pieces. The last string of patience I could muster snapped. My thoughts whirled. “Why does this always have to happen?” “Can’t I just have a few minutes of peace?!” “That is it!” Words spewed out of my…

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