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This morning I woke up grumpy and unmotivated. We are a month into the quarantine, and though rules and routines have gone a long way in making this whole situation easier for my family, in general, I’m just over...
Right now, life is crazy. No one knows what tomorrow, next week, next month, or next year will bring. It’s hard to even comprehend whats going on. It's even harder to march forward. But… that’s what moms do. We march...
Friends. How many of us have them? Friends. The ones we can depend on. Whether we are fans of the television sitcom series Friends or Girlfriends, we are all familiar with the cliche dynamics of a group of friends....
Man, things moved fast once it was announced the schools were closing. By the time I picked my kids up from school and made it home, helpful moms from all around the city immediately went into link mode. It...
Hey there. It's getting a bit tense. I saw you in yoga this morning, brows furrowed even as you reluctantly allowed yourself an hour of peace. I passed you in the grocery with your shoulders near to your ears, chewing...
Recently, New Orleans’ beloved Steve Gleason was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor a civilian can earn. I was vaguely familiar with his optimism and humility, but it wasn’t until the ceremony that I truly comprehended how...
Let me preface this by saying this is not an easy post for me to write. I tend to like to shut this time period of my life out and not talk about it. Most of the time it...
I was on a road trip with my six year old niece once when we made a quick stop for a bathroom break and some essentials. We made our way through the store, picked out our favorite snacks, and...
Disclosure: This post was written by Katye Irwin, LPC, LPC-S, NCC and Tricia Newton, LPC, NCC, counselors in Upper and Middle School Divisions, and sponsored by The Academy of the Sacred Heart. Confidence Coaching Our Daughters Building Confidence When we ask a...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Eleven Eleven Wellness Solutions. Where Do You Want to Be? In today’s modern world, there is a coaching available for almost everything. There is fitness coaching, health coaching, career coaching, and even financial coaching. So,...
Yes, you read correctly! My family and I are going to attempt switching to a vegan diet for the fourth time. I think it's safe to say that one of the hardest things to do is to change your...
This is 12 {Not a Man but Not a Child} Twelve is growing his hair so he can hide behind it. Twelve has a vocabulary that rivals my own. Twelve hides in his room and texts his friends. Twelve snuggles up in bed next...
We are rolling through the second week of school, still acclimating to being back on a schedule, and homework packets and assignments have started showing up in folders. I have a third grader and a second grader in a...
Hey, little one, you’re a little young to understand, but I will definitely talk more about in the this in the future. You may notice a missing grandparent, she was my mommy so that would make her your grandmother....