Tag: stress

Break Time

Holiday season is officially upon us. The turkey has been consumed, the adventures of Black Friday are complete, and the holiday music radio station has officially been added to the radio button memory in my minivan. I love this time of year. There’s so much to do and there are many memories to be made. However, I’m finding this year… Read more →

Essential Oils for the (Working) Mom

Today I’m introducing my first ever guest blogger: Tess is a full-time Event Coordinator but her true passion is being an essential oil educator and wellness advocate.  She lives in the Pacific Northwest and loves helping people empower themselves to take control of their own health, live consciously and live happy. Please visit her blog on essential oils and get… Read more →

Silencing my Mind

There are so many thoughts, so many anxieties, so many overwhelming needs in my life. Each role I have comes with it’s unique responsibilities and expectations I strive to meet. I must be a good mom. I must be a dutiful wife. I must be a successful therapist. This is a list that goes on and on. If I let… Read more →

Letting it Go

It’s been a long week. It’s been a hard week. I feel stressed. I feel tired. I feel out-of-balance. I feel defeated. I yearn to lie on the floor of my office, curl up in a ball, and just cry. Oh, and yell. “I can’t do this anymore!” Is this it? Have I decided again, that being a working mom… Read more →

Why being a Working Mom has made me a Better Mom

My daughter was just born, and I was about to make that transition back to work. I felt good that I was at a job where I could begin at part-time and add days and hours in the weeks to come. Further, I was also blessed with working four blocks away from my sister-in-law who was happy to watch my… Read more →

Damn you Sleep Training!

My son is currently 16 months old, and as a baby, we swaddled him, and he slept through the night. But my darling little boy is a strong one, and it didn’t take him long to muscle out of his swaddles, which resulted in: no more sleeping through the night. The evening pattern is now, go to bed with a… Read more →

“I don’t know how you do it.”

Welcome to my blog! My name is Suzanne, and the goal of this blog is to be able to share my thoughts and emotions around being a mom of two (one girl and one boy) while working a full-time job in addition to offering support and parenting ideas to other moms (and dads too). So why start a blog? In doing… Read more →

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