My Valentine

My Valentine

When I said, “I want to change my major,” he said, “Do it.” When I said, “Let’s go skydiving,” he said, “you’re crazy, but let’s do it.”…

At Least We Tried: Weekend Recap

At Least We Tried: Weekend Recap

So much blind ambition. So many kids. So much regret. This weekend was an exercise in parenting resilience. On Friday morning I took Asher to meet some…

The Trouble with Toddlerhood (in Real Time)

The Trouble with Toddlerhood (in Real Time)

Asher, my two and a half year old, is currently upstairs in the loft. He is supposed to be napping, but this week he became an official…

Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

After I managed to bounce back from my first period of intense anxiety, I thought I was home free. I beat it, it’s gone, let’s all move…

Five Things Friday

Five Things Friday

It’s actual real winter here, guys! 27 degrees. My children do not have winter clothes that fit them, so I’m basically piling four long-sleeve t-shirts on them…

Five Things Friday

Five Things Friday

Some more Friday faves this week! The Instant Pot I’m sure I’ve mentioned this once or 19 times, but I hate cooking. I don’t enjoy the planning…

Natalie

Hi! I am so glad you stopped by. I am a writer, wife and frequently overwhelmed momma to two young kids. This site is about my own experiences with anxiety and depression and explores ways that we can work toward finding ourselves after having children.