#Struggles

Self Care: The Best Gift You Can Give Yourself and Others

Blogland is quickly starting to fill up with all sorts of “Gift Guides”. “Gifts under $50”, “Gifts for the Man in Your Life”, “Gifts for the Diva”… ok ok maybe not the Diva but you get my point. Everyone on the internet seems to be starting the shopping craze that happens around this time of year and to be honest it kinda bums me out. Now, I could totally attribute my glum mood to the insane weather change that has …

Why Do I Even Try?

Do you ever have those days, maybe weeks, or even months, where you just feel like you can’t do anything right? Well, this past week was definitely one of those for me. And before you divulge into the rest of this post, I should warn you, this isn’t exactly an uplifting message. More of a giant vent session, haha. So sorry, friends! If nothing else, I hope you can at least find consolation in the fact that we all have these …

Taking a Break from Instagram

This is what my Instagram “Explore” feed looks right now: Two newborns, one perfect-looking home, eight fantastic outfits, and one #fitnessinspo. Real life, huh? Everyone on my Instagram “Explore” feed is perfectly dressed, has an impeccable home, wears all the latest fashion trends, and is pregnant or has a newborn. Every single blogger, casual friend that I don’t really know so I don’t follow, and all the random people that Instagram populates the page with are showing off their #goals …