friendship, motherhood, surviving motherhood, toddlerhood

The island of motherhood

I coach a little college cheerleading on the side- just once a month for a great group of girls. I love going there because it reminds me of college... the days of effortless love, no technology, and hardly any responsibilities. Facebook wasn’t even invented until my senior year of college. We actually all got to… Continue reading The island of motherhood

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What do you do?

I love. I mom. I run. I teach. I dream. I breathe. I dance. I feel. I get depressed. I feel run down. I cry. I compare. I get jealous. I feel. And guess what? That's okay. Why can't it be okay to feel all those feelings and have them sometimes overlap? Why do we… Continue reading What do you do?

fit mama, nutrition, fitness, food, friendship, health, life, love, nutrition, prayer, self care, yoga

Kripalu

If you've been following me, you know I was so nervous to leave my family for the first time in 4 years. I wasn't even leaving for 1 night, but 2! The day I left was extremely hectic- a student destroyed my classroom right when I had to leave to bring Juliana to her preschool… Continue reading Kripalu

family, friendship, life, love, motherhood, prayer, you

Dear Younger Me…

If I could tell myself one thing when I was younger (in those real tough years, 15, 16 years old...) it would be that you don't need anyone but yourself. Keep one good friend. Do the things YOU love, not what anyone else loves. I am 33 years old and my dad just wrote me… Continue reading Dear Younger Me…

friendship, life, motherhood

Dumping Friends

You always hear about getting dumped in relationships, but you hardly hear about getting dumped or dumped friends in friendships. Life can be overwhelming and fast-paced and of you get sucked up in the toxicity of some people or some experiences, you might drown. There comes a time in your life where it's time to… Continue reading Dumping Friends