Post baby, I had a plan. I had to get out of my PPD / PPA rut and focus a bit on myself. I took on a number of things to help connect to my hobbies or old parts of me. The next thing you know, my mind was always running: baby, Poshmark, baby, work, … Continue reading Too Much
The Posh Spotlight is a my new series which features inspirational users of the online app, Poshmark. Each user will be sharing their strategies and success. Our first feature is Laura from @jayjune. Her closet has a great variety of styles and caters to many sizes. Let's get to know Laura! Tell us about yourself … Continue reading The Posh Spotlight: @jayjune
This week's challenge asks that you choose kindness without expecting anything in return. I have actually been doing this for a while. My father taught me this lesson at a very young age. He told me that to being kind includes doing or acting in a manner where you don't naturally expect anything in return. … Continue reading Kindness Challenge Week 6: Kindness without Expectation
It's been a while since I reported on my PPD / PPA experience. It may seem that I'm completely recovered. That's almost accurate. I have indeed gained a lot of confidence as a mother, and a lot of things no longer bother me like they used to. I've definitely come a long way. Yesterday, I … Continue reading Postpartum Win!
This week's challenge asked that we choose kindness in situations where we might otherwise have a different reaction. For me, I have a difficulty in being "kind" in stressful situations or when my feelings or decisions are being challenged. I was in situations this week where I made some really bad mistakes. The natural … Continue reading Kindness Challenge Week 5: Choosing Kindness
Random entry time! Two stories and then a question. Friend A: We met in college, and we had a lot of similar interests and goals. We had the same odd humor and were able to confide in one other very easily. I was there for them for each of their relationships. They were there for … Continue reading Just Friends
Winner has been selected! Congratulations to Kristen Walden! She won a $50 e-gift card from Amazon! *Contest is now closed* It finally happened! I have reached 100+ WordPress / E-mail followers! To celebrate the occasion, I am raffling a $50 e-gift card to Amazon! Please enter below! To enter, simply subscribe to my blog and … Continue reading Giveaway: $50 E-Giftcard – Closed!
My initial top 5 list included Italy as my number 2 travel spot. Don't get me wrong. Italy is BEAUTIFUL. The land, the history, the landmarks, the food. It's amazing over there, and I would go over and over again. However, I thought I might have to bump it for Amsterdam! I never really had … Continue reading Travel Diaries: Amsterdam
This week's challenge involved focusing on kindness role models. In the most difficult moments of our lives, the kindness from others is of utmost importance. While there are so many kind people in my life, I really wanted to focus on one person. I met "Elle" while we were both in the thick of Postpartum … Continue reading Kindness Challenge Week 4: Kindness Role Models
You've heard of "Pregnancy Brain" - that foggy, forgetful time that pregnant women experience. The simplest things seem to slip the mind, and you can't remember like you used to. Unfortunately, that forgetfulness doesn't completely go away. I'm finding that this is happening less as I grow accustomed to my new life and role. Nonetheless, … Continue reading 5 Mommy Brain Moments