Happy Mother’s Day! I hope this day brings you comfort, peace, joy, and love no matter what your situation is. I’m sending out so much love to you all today. I think Mari Andrew put it best in her illustration, so I’ll just put that below.
It’s no secret that I’m a huge proponent for women supporting other women. I’ve made a point to talk about the importance of building each other up and not viewing each other as competition in several past blog posts.
And I think we’re hopefully seeing a shift in how female friendships are represented in the media; whether it’s fictional characters or real-life people.
But why is that such an important topic to me? Continue reading “When Women Support Each Other, Incredible Things Happen”
I mentioned in this post that my best friend and I have pretty regular sleepovers. We try to have them at least once every two months for our sanity, and have been since high school (with the exception of the years she was off at college in Arkansas, but even then, I still came to visit for weekends at a time).
I’ve gotten pretty good at throwing together an overnight bag with the essentials and I thought I’d share my tips that I’ve learned over the years.
Continue reading “What’s in My Overnight Bag”
Let me start by saying I mean literally cleaning out your closet. Yeah, metaphorically it can be an act of self-love, too, but that’s a whole different discussion for another day. Continue reading “Cleaning Out Your Closet as an Act of Self-Love”
Do you ever have those moments where you’re like, “I really am a product of my raising”? It doesn’t have to be a parent’s influence; it could be a guardian or even a grandparent or aunt that you were really close to whose habits or interests or mannerisms you’ve adopted as your own.
My mom died last year, but she and my dad had very similar interests, and as an adult, I’ve realized how many of those interests I’ve adopted as part of myself. Continue reading “I Am a Nerd Like My Parents Before Me”