30 Days of Gratitude Challenge

30 Days of Gratitude Challenge

November is one of my favorite months of the year because it's a time to stop and reflect on what you're grateful for. And science tells us that gratitude is the key to happiness! Don't believe me? Check out these articles: Psychology Today: "How Gratitude Leads to a Happier Life"The Guardian: "Is Gratitude the Secret [...]

My Mother’s Hands

Photo by Diana Lupu My mother doesn't like her hands. I remember the words she used to describe them when I was a child. Words of resentment, regret, reproach. She mourned the loss of their once youthful skin, now wrinkling as a rude testament to her age. She loathed the blue veins, “like snakes”, she [...]

Tips for Surviving Quarantine- with Baby (Plus our Daily Schedule!)

Quarantine life is hard. I know you feel it too. In the first few weeks I found myself binging on both Netflix and potato chips, grieving all my cancelled plans and really struggling to adjust to my new "normal". With so many changes coming so suddenly, my life felt out of control, and the Virgo [...]