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Car Space = Headspace

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Come to my house on the weekend, and you’re sure to hear music playing. Someone in the house has his or her favorite music blasting on every speaker. Give me a song from my past, and I am sure...
Times now are pretty tough. It has been a pretty exhausting year, and I can tell that majority of the people’s patience is treading on very thin ice. I know for me, some days I’ve completely shut down but I...
When my youngest daughter was smaller, I always knew that she walked to the beat of her own drum. ADHD is hereditary on her biological father’s side of the family, so I always knew there was a possibility that...
Dear Vianca, Guess who??? That’s right it’s me, your brain. I know you’ve got a lot going on, running your household, homeschooling, and being a small business owner, but please accept this letter as my formal resignation. I’m done. I’ve had enough. I’m...
Editor's Note :: This post is a raw and vulnerable look into the honest thoughts of one local mom as she navigates life and motherhood during a global pandemic. We recognize that your thoughts may look different than her...
Self-care is a lovely concept. Taking the time to care solely for yourself? Sounds sublime. Indulgent. And imaginary- that is, for really tired, busy moms. Moms do it all. Life-giver, personal assistant, provider, chef, cleaning lady, shopper, dresser, toy locater, hygiene supervisor,...
During these unpredictable times, I would like to know what in your life has remained predictable? If the answer is absolutely nothing, I totally get it. I’ve been hearing various stories from mothers of all walks of life, and...
A sudden, jarring alarm rings and vibrates all the cell phones around the house.  Emergency Alert A STORM SURGE WARNING is in effect for this area for the danger of life-threatening flooding.  A HURRICANE WARNING is in effect for this area for...
Depleted. That’s the best way I can describe it. My friend shared this article recently, and it hit SO close to home I nearly burst into tears: “Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful.” I...

Y’all, I am Tired

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2020 What Could Possibly Be Next? I saw a meme the other day of a man standing with an annoyed look on his face and the caption was "Wondering when we'll get a week without some sort of catastrophic event"...

The Smallest Self-Care

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This is the tale of an act of self-care so small, it’s practically nothing at all. In fact, it’s probably something you're already doing (and probably laughing at me for just starting it). The initial wave of the self-care revolution...
Sooner or later, things have to settle down, right? Each time I ask this question during 2020, the universe answers with, “Actually, no, they don’t. Here’s proof.” Another crisis arrives and adds to the pile of straw on the...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital New Orleans. Know the Signs :: Suicide Prevention Month Right now, our day to day activities look drastically different than they ever have before. From school, to play dates, to weekend activities,...

I Am An Imposter

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Have you ever had the constant overwhelming feeling that you were inadequate? As if you did not belong in that amazing job position? Like you did not fit in with your tribe? These feelings are all too familiar for me....