My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 5

My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 5

My Story of Stress & Anxiety Part V Last weekend, I spent Saturday picking peaches with my family, watching my son play outside on the slip-n-slide, making homemade peach ice cream, and cooking (and enjoying) a gourmet meal. It was truly the perfect summer day. But...
My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 4

My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 4

My Story of Stress & Anxiety Part IV The city we lived in when my son was young is where we consider our family’s “home.” It’s not where my husband and I grew up, but it’s where we moved when we needed a fresh start, where we made friends that will last a...
My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 3

My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 3

My Story of Stress & Anxiety Part III “If everyone else can do it, so can I. How hard can it be?” This was my pep-talk to myself many times during pregnancy. I was partly concerned about motherhood in general, but if I’m being totally honest, I was mostly...
My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 2

My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 2

My Story of Stress & Anxiety Part II What is your happy place? The place where all your cares seem to fade away? Where you relax, and rest, and have fun all at the same time? For me, it’s at the water, especially the beach. The wind off the ocean, the sound of the...
My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 1

My Story of Stress & Anxiety // Part 1

My Story of Stress & Anxiety Part I My 3-year-old son loves to pull out our Chatbooks so he can look through the photos I’ve posted of him since he was born. It’s so sweet to watch him light up as he narrates who he’s with and what he’s doing, and I love being...

5 Steps to Prepare for a New Year’s Detox

5 STEPS TO PREPARE FOR A NEW YEAR'S DETOX Every new year, thousands (if not millions) set a resolution to have a healthier lifestyle. Of course no healthy lifestyle is complete without a healthy diet, and it’s tempting to start the new year with a post-holiday detox...