Tag: support

PTSD: Find Out What It Means to Me

  After some pretty trying times, my husband was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) around 2015. He had previously spent about 9 years...

How to Make Mom Friends in Charleston

Charleston is the number 1 city in America, as named by Travel and Leisure. Most of us came to Charleston from somewhere else, a.k.a....

The Moments Between

We’ve all been there. Work is overwhelming. Motherhood is overwhelming. We’re tired. The shreds of patience are wearing thin(ner) by the moment. So we...

Overcoming Being a Full-Time People Pleaser

I used to be a people pleaser. I always prioritized others’ feelings above my own. I strived to ensure that everyone was always happy....

Growing Pains of a Growing Family

I always knew I wanted to be a mom. Being one of four children, plus two step-siblings, and close to 40 first cousins, a...

Returning To School As A Mom

As I sat in the testing facility of our local community college I began to feel really old. The test proctor began to read...

A Father’s Day Tribute

Raise your hand if you don’t give your husband enough credit, praise, or acknowledgment for being Dad. My hand is raised! As mothers, we...

Why We Give Each Other The Night Off

A few months ago, my husband and I started giving each other the night off from parenting and I’m telling you, it’s the best...

Growing Old Alone

I am elatedly married to an incredible man that is twelve years older than me. When we first started dating and before I knew...

Chronic Forgiveness

It wasn't so long ago that I thought I'd be, well, great. I thought I could hit all of the local events, I could...