Goal setting, KidFree, Love and Life, Mindset

Got 99 Problems, But a Family Ain’t One: 4 Lessons You Need to Learn From a 99-Year-Old

This past weekend, I had a brand new experience. I went to Mr. Beard's Grandfather; LD's 99th birthday party. Having been, and continuing to be inspired by him for almost 20 years, I thought I'd share some of the lessons he's passed down. Accepting Family For the past 18 years, not once has LD asked… Continue reading Got 99 Problems, But a Family Ain’t One: 4 Lessons You Need to Learn From a 99-Year-Old

KidFree, Love and Life, Mindset

The Fear of Missing Out: What Did You Leave Behind When Considering the Kidfree Life

The fear of missing out. We've all been there. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. It doesn't matter if you are childfree by choice, childless because of biology or have a big, ever-growing family. Our lives are lived in comparison. She has what I want. What I need. What I have never even given a damn… Continue reading The Fear of Missing Out: What Did You Leave Behind When Considering the Kidfree Life

Love and Life, Mindset

It’s Time to Take the Risk and Find Our Kidfree Community: Why Half Assing it Doesn’t Work

I'm struggling, and have been for a little while. As a childfree adult, and having recently moved, I feel like I lost my sense of community. That's the thing with living the kidfree life - you miss out on the readymade community that comes with having a child. The playgroups, school groups, hell even connections… Continue reading It’s Time to Take the Risk and Find Our Kidfree Community: Why Half Assing it Doesn’t Work

Goal setting, Love and Life, Mindset

The 3 lessons learned while on a weight loss journey: living an afraid and passive life, to losing 50 lbs and finding laughter again

I used to weight 50 lbs more than I do today. It took me 4 years to go from being obese to having a normal BMI, but I did it. I didn't do it alone. Asking for guidance was the best thing I could have done for myself, and I will not be ashamed of… Continue reading The 3 lessons learned while on a weight loss journey: living an afraid and passive life, to losing 50 lbs and finding laughter again

Goal setting, Love and Life, Mindset

Start the 7-day Pride Challenge: Write What You Are Proud Of & Start Rocking Goals Every Day

I had a breakdown standing in my driveway the other day. I was furious. I was tired. I was stressed to my limits and my ride-sharing driver was arguing with me over text that he had arrived when clearly he had not.  I was deep in the red fog once I finally took my seat… Continue reading Start the 7-day Pride Challenge: Write What You Are Proud Of & Start Rocking Goals Every Day