I struggled coming up with Christmas presents for my 7-year-old son, Landon this year. The ONLY thing he asked for was FIFA18 (a soccer video game) and the jerseys of some of his favorite soccer players. Literally all he cares about is playing soccer, watching soccer, going to soccer games, playing soccer videogames, and maybe… Continue reading Best Christmas Present for Kids – Kidsport Burst GPS Watch
I recently cut gluten and dairy out of my diet. This may be a very controversial decision and there are a lot of loaded opinions for and against it, but it was a decision I made for myself, based on my own body. I am not a nutritionist or dietician or certified in anything, so… Continue reading Going Gluten and Dairy Free
There are countless stigmas and stereotypes associated with different forms of mental illness. Even after all of the research and everything we know about mental health, we still haven't come far since the days of mental asylums, shock therapy and sending those with mental disorders off to never be seen again. Thankfully, our methods of… Continue reading Living with Bipolar II Disorder
Not too long ago a friend of mine was pregnant. Like me, her pregnancy was unplanned, and although she was still with the father of her child, she couldn't always find joy in her situation. She was worried about not being a good mother because she hadn't necessarily planned on having this little one, and wasn't… Continue reading I Don’t Always Love Being A Mom…And It’s Okay!
I feel like I've spent most of my life trying to catch up to one thing or another. In our time and society, everyone and everything goes too fast. It's the endless "Rat Race," I suppose. Since having Landon and officially becoming an "adult" -- if I can ever ACTUALLY call myself that -- I've… Continue reading Catching Up (& A Special Discount Code!)
In the wake of yet another terrorist attack, I am reminded of not only where our country is headed, but where our world is headed. I am scared for our generation and even more, for my son’s generation. Why is there so much hate in the world? Is it a lack of understanding of others… Continue reading Spreading Peace Instead Of Hate
Pretty much everyone knows I've been job searching for about a month and a half now. Things were not going well. I wasn't hearing back from 99% of the jobs I applied for, and only had two interviews in that time. I started to get desperate. But you know what? It was worth all of… Continue reading How To Get A Remote Job – Working From Home
I've been busy lately. I started taking a few online classes that I am really excited about. I never realized how many amazing, free learning opportunities there were on the Internet until I resigned from my teaching position and had to start searching for a new career! First, I learned about EdX.org. It features legitimate… Continue reading How To Learn More Online