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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.”…

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…

Giving Tuesday + Thanksgiving Recap

Giving Tuesday + Thanksgiving Recap

Annnnd I’m back. Happy Tuesday, friends! I hope you had a gluttonous Thanksgiving with triple helpings of sweet potato casserole. Thanksgiving We spent Wednesday through Saturday with…

That Time We Wished We Had Bedbugs

That Time We Wished We Had Bedbugs

Let’s catch up on some real life today. It’s been quite the October over here. Two weeks ago, I picked up dinner with the kids and met…

World Mental Health Day: A Look Back

World Mental Health Day: A Look Back

Today is World Mental Health Day! If you’re like “Um. Okay. Great?” I get it! What are we supposed to do? Celebrate it? Throw a party and…

#IRMAGERD

#IRMAGERD

Summing up the past two weeks in one word/brilliant hashtag: irmagerd. Living in Florida, hurricanes are an accepted inconvenience. For 33 years, I’ve seen reports of impending…

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.