Love, Life & Community

You Don’t Need To Apologize-To My Mom Friends From Your Childless Friend

This piece was originally published by Scary Mommy. To My Mom Friends, I know you have a lot on your plate. I know that being a mom has changed everything for you. I also know it’s really easy to feel guilty for not doing it all. But please don’t let me be yet another thing you…… Continue reading You Don’t Need To Apologize-To My Mom Friends From Your Childless Friend

Mental Health & Recovery

Self Compassion: Giving Myself A Hug

We have the best intentions to stay on top of life, but sooner or later it catches up to all of us. In fact, sometimes it feels as though life has completely swamped us, and it’s all we can do to keep from drowning. At times that overwhelmed feeling is due to completely suffocating grief.…… Continue reading Self Compassion: Giving Myself A Hug

Mental Health & Recovery

What Coloring Taught Me About Being Overwhelmed

Life is overwhelming. My to-do list just keeps getting longer and longer. Eventually it feels like I’m being smothered and crushed by all the things that I need to do. I know I’m not the only one, right? Seriously, I know I’m not the only one. You folks out there who pretend you can manage it…… Continue reading What Coloring Taught Me About Being Overwhelmed