Parenting Advice: Set Them Free


Many moons ago when I was married, my ex-husband and I had gotten pregnant. 5 months after finding out I was pregnant, I lost the baby.  It was a devastating time for us. We tried many times after that to have another baby with no luck. Then one day we just stopped trying. We let it go. One morning not…

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5 Easy Recipes for Healthy Homemade Toothpaste


What makes homemade toothpaste healthier than commercial toothpaste? There are some things that you just shouldn’t put in your mouth. And a few very bad ones are in your toothpaste. Most commercial toothpaste will contain one or all of these Fluoride –¬† is actually an industrial by-product. It decreases bone strength and lowers IQ in children. It is also an…

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Seeking


Seeking Standing on the shore Looking out across the water Salty ocean air, drops of the sea Licking at my skin I feel the cold air swirling Stirring up the sand Grains are pricking at me Irritating me I feel so lost and lonely So tiny and insignificant On this lonely beach Sadness washes over me The vast and solitary…

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Journaling to Deal with Anxiety


The anxiety struggle is real around here. If you don’t know by now, I have an anxiety disorder mixed with chronic depression. I take my mental health very seriously because catastrophic things can happen if I don’t. One thing that has always made me feel better is journaling. Writing my way through my anxiety has kept me from going insane.…

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Play More, Feel Better


Do you spend enough time playing? As an adult, you probably have some sort of balance between responsibilities and downtime. In that downtime, do you get in enough play? Play is exercise or activity for amusement or recreation. So fun things like games and sports. Activities that get you in your body, using your mind, collaborating, and/or competing. And playing…

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Choosing The Right Partner in Love


There is no rocket science when choosing the right partner you want to share your life with. You must know what you want. Where you want to go. What you are willing to compromise on. And how much you would like to grow. Choosing a partner must be done wisely. A partnership with someone you love is an exchange of…

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Letting Go


Letting go is incredibly difficult. It feels like you have lost control of the situation. It may also feel like there is no viable solution. You may be left feeling helpless. You must remember that letting go means that you are an incredibly brave person. It means that the situation was not meant to control and you exhausted all of…

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