Samhain and Venus Retrograde ushering in exciting changes!
Hello, friends. It's been a while (a few months actually) since I did a Self Care Sunday and I missed it. So, it's time to get back on schedule and tell you how I'm taking care of myself today! And given that today is October 28th and Halloween is just a few days away, what … Continue reading Self Care Sunday: Pumpkin Carving!
One of my favorite things about myself is my eagerness to listen. I am an empath, through and through. I love this about myself and I have absolutely no qualms with claiming this because it has taken years of hard soul work to become a good listener. And I'm nowhere near done doing that work, … Continue reading I’m An Empath, But I Will Not Beg You To Talk To Me
If Mothers Day is hard, I understand this too well. There were many Mothers Days when I couldn't call my mom. There were years of frustration, pain, and anger. Even after her death I'm still coming to terms with how our relationship did and didn't work and so for me, Mothers Day is hard. My … Continue reading If Mothers Day Is Hard
In the news recently there's been considerable coverage of problems with play makeup sets sold in tween stores like Justice and Claire's. While professional makeup products are highly regulated, play makeup sets don't endure the same scrutiny and testing as the real deal, and yet stores aimed toward younger children continue to market these play … Continue reading 10 SAFE Makeup Products Your Kids Can Play With
When I was 11 my best friend wore a pair of white tights to church. She had dark brown hair and Italian heritage. Thick leg hair stuck out through the tights and could be seen under them. She was so embarrassed. Everyone pointed and laughed and asked why her hairs were so long. She tearfully … Continue reading I Let My 9 Year Old Wear Makeup
Navigating the difficult journey of loving someone with a mental illness is a daunting task, requiring more grace and resolve than most people think they're capable of. When we look at someone who has a physical illness or disability, we can see how cruel it would be to leave a person in the midst of … Continue reading When Someone You Love Loves Someone With A Mental Illness