Leave your mark. What journey will you take?

Leave your mark. What journey will you take?

It wasn’t until Owen was recently hospitalized that I realized how much of an impact he has had on people. Most of those people he has never even met. Choosing to share our family's story has turned into so much more than I expected. Sometimes it's overwhelming. Sometimes it’s stressful and quite honestly sometimes I [...]

Autism – The Perfect Puzzle Piece

Autism – The Perfect Puzzle Piece

Autism Is not something Owen has, yet it is not foreign to my family. My husband works with autistic children and adults so it’s not something I am completely unfamiliar with. However, I didn’t gain a true appreciation for autism and the struggles that come with it until Owen was diagnosed with sensory defensive disorder. [...]

A Mom’s Medical Marijuana Journey

A Mom’s Medical Marijuana Journey

Several times I thought about writing a blog post on this. Each time I came close, I pulled away because I was unsure what kind of judgment and scrutiny I would receive. But the more I thought about it, I realized that writing a blog post on my medical marijuana journey may help someone. It [...]

Decisions

Decisions

Have you ever had to try and make decisions based on something unknown? Sounds kind of impossible right? How could you possibly make an informed decision about something when you don’t have all the facts? You don’t have all the answers or information. Imagine how terrifying those decisions become when you're making them about your [...]

Millennial Mom

Millennial Mom

What classifies a Millennial? For those of you who don't know, I am 29 years old, born in 1990, making me a millennial mom. You are considered a millennial if you were born between 1981 and 1996. You are considered a post millennial if you were born between 1997 - present. Ugh. I absolutely HATE [...]

A Mom Raising Boys

A Mom Raising Boys

I always pictured myself as a boy mom. Growing up I was a major tomboy. Someone who always played with the boys. I was constantly involved in sports and always chose playing outside with my brothers over playing in the house with dolls. A mom raising boys seems to be what I was made for! [...]

FAIL AND TAKE CARE

FAIL AND TAKE CARE

Some days I feel like I am failing miserably at the whole mom thing. Nothing is going right and the kids are literally driving me to the ledge. Every mom, not just BWS moms, know what I am talking about. However, as a BWS mom these feelings become so inflated. The mom guilt is magnified [...]