HAPPINESS

Be a Little Braver

This weekend I had Stake Conference and I wanted to go to the Saturday night meeting but I had a lot on my plate this weekend, like moving and putting away literally everything I own, finding someone to watch my girls, and fighting sheer exhaustion from said move. But I know there are blessing that […]

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Pitchers

Everyday, I sit in my car in the pickup line at my daughter’s elementary school. I park next to a big, beautiful, grassy field. One day, last year, as I sat and waited for my little sweetheart to get out of school, I noticed that there were men working in the grassy field. They were […]

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Sunday Night Blues

There is an unfortunate sickness that often plagues my house before the start of the new week – we call it Sunday night blues. Symptoms include: early onset Monday woes, stress about the week, sudden remembrance of unfinished homework, gripping anxiety, tears, and inability to sleep or refusal to go to bed in hopes that […]

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How Do You Spend Your Time?

photo source Many of the things I do in my downtime are a means to “escape reality”. I watch countless episodes of crime investigation shows on Netflix, read books about fantasy and romance, or scroll through Instagram. I do these things to give myself a “break” from life, but in actuality, they cause me more […]

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Is There An Emoji For That? (In Which I Try To Explain My Relationship With Depression)

I’m having a hard time. It’s a Tuesday afternoon and my feelings are getting the better of me. My work schedule is one that provides me with Tuesday and Thursday afternoons off, which usually is great. I can fill that time with other things, like hair and makeup clients, errands, or housework. Even though those […]

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