Giving Opportunity – Climb Out of the Darkness

Hooray for our first community giving opportunity! The first opportunity is the Climb Out of the Darkness Event: BENEFITING: POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL EVENT: Climb out of the Darkness EVENT DATE: Jun 24, 2017 THE STORY: Climb Out of the Darkness® is the world’s largest event raising awareness of maternal mental illnesses like postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety … Continue reading Giving Opportunity – Climb Out of the Darkness

Travel Diaries: Baby’s First Trip!

Four months ago, I would have been scared to go on a plane with my son.  I was convinced he'd be the crying baby and I wouldn't know what to do.  I was afraid I'd forget something he needed. I would have anxiety just thinking of it. After all, I was afraid to go to … Continue reading Travel Diaries: Baby’s First Trip!

Kindness Challenge Week 2: Self-Compassion

The second week of the Kindness Challenge focuses on self-compassion. Again, this is another area where I am challenged. It is so easy for to feel compassion towards others, and attempt to get them to see the better side of things.  However, I do not show myself the same consideration. I love giving gifts to … Continue reading Kindness Challenge Week 2: Self-Compassion

Alex Tizon’s “My Family Slave”

This story first appeared on my Facebook feed. My friend had simply titled "Must Read". I was intrigued and marked it for later.  I read it late last night, and I was left in awe. I don't want to spoil it for you, but it is heartbreaking. This story is now making the rounds, and … Continue reading Alex Tizon’s “My Family Slave”

5 Tips for Poshmark Buyers

There's quite a few tips and tricks out there for Poshmark sellers. In fact, I've written a few. However, I thought I'd change it up a bit and write about a few things Poshmark sellers wished buyers understood. 1. Please read the item description. A good seller will write what you need in the description. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Poshmark Buyers

Kindness Challenge: Week 1

The theme for Week 1 is self-love. I admit, I never had much of it for myself.  I've only recently discovered the impact that various experiences have had on me; things that cultivated a series of self-doubt, low self-esteem and a pessimistic outlook. Instead of saying "I Can!" or even "I'll try", I had already … Continue reading Kindness Challenge: Week 1

Fleeting Memories

 What do you remember about your mother? It had been quite some time since she passed, so at that moment, I wasn't sure how to answer.  Years later, I find that the memories of who she was, and what she did when we were children, are slowly fading away. I sit and sometimes wonder, what … Continue reading Fleeting Memories