Children · Makeup · My Blog · Photography

Tiny Dancer

Taylor always looks so different all dolled up. At 10 years old she doesn't get to wear makeup except for very special occasions and even then it is limited to lipgloss and maybe eyeshadow. After her picture session, for her ballet recital last week, I decided to take a few snaps of her in the… Continue reading Tiny Dancer

Children · My Blog · Parenting · Self-Care

Teaching Consent

Most of Taylor's life I have been sneaking in tiny conversations about consent. This started when she was very young (she is 10 now). The conversations revolved around not being forced to hug friends or family members - for any reason. This was important to me because I wanted to instill that it is okay… Continue reading Teaching Consent

Anxiety · Children · Family · My Blog · Travel

Our Spring

Wowza! The last few months have flown by! So much has happened that I have struggled to keep in touch with everyone. At the end of February I chopped off all of my hair. Taylor has always been very attached to her hair and I wanted to show her that hair not only grows back,… Continue reading Our Spring

Children · Family · My Blog · Self-Care

To be or not to be…

Mother's Day is a very interesting holiday for many. a joyous for those who have mothers who are still living, and they have a good relationship with. a sad reminder that your mother has passed or that you are not in touch with her. a wonderful day that you get to spend with your children… Continue reading To be or not to be…

Anxiety · Complaints · Health

Did I do that?

Stress makes my brain overloaded. I think about so many things at one time, that at times, I cannot remember if I have completed a specific task for the day or if I am remembering that I did it yesterday or last week. Sometimes I think about doing something and not forgetting, that I am unsure… Continue reading Did I do that?

Complaints · Family · Travel

Some people’s kids

Today I am flying from Wisconsin to Massachusetts for work. I don’t travel for work often, but when I do I truly enjoy it. Unfortunately, out of Madison there are not a ton of options for flight times; so they end up leaving very early in the morning or landing very late at night. Because… Continue reading Some people’s kids

Anxiety · Complaints · Family · Self-Care · Work

To Post or not to Post for that is the Question

Lately I have been very busy, overwhelmingly so. When I take on special projects at work it tends to eat up my home time throwing my work/life balance through a loop. Honestly some of it is the time, but most of it is the energy. At the end of the day I now have less… Continue reading To Post or not to Post for that is the Question

Family · Learning · Marriage · My Blog

5 Years & Counting!

Yikes! Has it really been that long? 1,825 days of marriage - crazy how that sounds when it is broken down into days. Five years - it feels like just yesterday we said our vows and yet, it also feels like we have been together forever. That truly is the best of both worlds. Looking… Continue reading 5 Years & Counting!