Coming Up this Week

This past week was Spring Break, and while it was super restful and productive all in one, I’m super thankful to start school again this week! We were planning to start our week off at Enchanted Rock with our new … Continue reading

Homeschooling with Mental Illness

Coming into this homeschooling journey, I knew that my anxiety and/or depression would pop up.  That’s just reality for me.  I knew that once the honeymoon phase started wearing off, I would probably start having anxiety again.  That’s just my … Continue reading

Busy Weekend at Home

Since we were out of town last weekend, I was unable to do any food prep or cleaning.  I tend to feel behind when that happens, but we made it work. This weekend was spent being pretty busy (in a … Continue reading

Living My Dream

In January I did a workshop where we determined our vision, and I had a really hard time seeing it.  I didn’t know how to verbalize my dreams because I just didn’t think it was an option so I kind … Continue reading

Balancing All the Things

If I’ve learned anything from Balance 365 that has changed my life, it’s that life is ever changing, and flexibility is key.  A phrase that we say a lot in the group is #allorsomething (instead of all-or-nothing).  It’s better to … Continue reading

Grace and Self Care… Figuring Out Balance (Always)

So… I’ve been processing and thinking through things.  I have been loving giving myself grace.  Through that, I have actually been sleeping better at night (well, also essential oils and melatonin make a huge difference), and I have been sleeping … Continue reading

Mental Stability by Living Out My Values

I had my three month appointment with my psychiatrist on Thursday. It’s always interesting to see her because somehow despite the fact that she sees a ton of patients and only sees me every three months, she remembers details about … Continue reading

I Have Come a Long Way

Yesterday something happened that was pretty stressful and brought me anxiety. In the past, I would have popped some Xanax and drank a bunch (sometimes at the same time… deadly combo). I realized last night that this isn’t even a … Continue reading

Our Anniversary Trip

Our 15th anniversary was on December 20th but there was soooo much going on with the kids and school and Christmas celebrations so we decided to take a quick camping trip just the two of us. I wish it could … Continue reading