5 Reasons Work-Life Balance Isn't Possible

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Finding a New Balance

 Recently, I realized how I need to let this blog be part of my life, not my entire life....more

Students say that family comes first

I said a lot of dumb things when I was in my 20s. As I am now older and (presumably) wiser, I take comfort in the fact that everyone says dumb things in their 20s. In your 20s you suffer from an optimistic idealistic attitude about...well, everything. ...more

Feeling Off Kilter -- and Easy Ways to Get Back in Balance

Did you ever feel like your life is off kilter? Everything is going fine, but suddenly you don’t feel like you normally do.Types of Activities that Throw Us for a Loop...more

What Makes Your Soul Happy?

I was feeling a bit run down the other day, and I saw I had saved this quote on one of my Pinterest boards....more
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How to Balance Blogging With a Full-Time Job

Learning how to balance blogging with a full-time job is something most bloggers have to deal with at some point. While many of us have the aspiration of one day being a full-time blogger, most of us don't start out that way. Instead, we blog as a side-hustle, sometimes for years, before we can make the leap. I started my blog a year ago. Sometimes it feels like that was an eternity ago! But compared to other larger blogs, mine is still a baby. So, at least for now, it has to be a side hustle along with my full-time job. My job is unique in that we have months at a time of absolute chaos, followed by months of little to no work at all. So during certain parts of the year, finding time to work on this blog is not a big deal at all. But during others, it takes my last shred of time and sanity to get my posts written. Luckily, the last year has given me ample time to nail down some tried and true strategies for balancing blogging with my full-time job. ...more
I'm not working but I'm a mom - and my baby doesn't let me get much done during the day... I've ...more

We Need to Talk About the "B" Word

September.How did this happen?!(I swear I say this every year, but whatever.  I'm saying it again.)The kids are back at preschool.  A super-huge, monumental shift for me, as this means I'm able to get back to writing after being in full-on mom-mode for the summer.And I'm struggling....more

Dear Husband: I Need You

It’s amazing the moments that make you realize the goldmine that you have in your spouse.Vacation is what has done it for me.See, I have a husband that LOVES being married and LOVES being a father with all that it comes with. We have a very balanced relationship. As in if the baby is screaming and doesn’t want me, he comes over and trades a glass of wine for the baby without prompting. Being married to my husband has spoiled me insanely. I love it but when he’s not with me, it’s me that’s crying!...more

DIY: Gratitude Journal

In the summertime it is easy to forget about the rapid pace of life that takes place in the winter and spring. It is a time where the weather, vacations, and new adventures make us feel at ease and content....more
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