My children have divorced parents. They didn't ask for it. They didn't ask to be raised in two separate homes. They didn't ask to split their holidays and vacations. They didn't ask for the added stress of accidentally leaving their homework or favorite toy at the other parents'. And they didn't ask for four parents … Continue reading Bonus Parents are a Gift, Not a Curse
Hi. I’m Kim and I’m a control freak. The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem, right? Seriously though, feeling the need to be in control of every situation in my life is my biggest vice. Loosening my grip and handing it over to God is genuinely terrifying to me. I know … Continue reading I’m a Recovering Control Freak
The average American lives a little less than 80 years. That's 80 years of learning, growth, working, kids, relationships, and unfortunately failures. We cannot expect to go through this life without royally screwing up at some point. We all do it. We just do it in different ways. 2 yeas ago I was utterly broken. … Continue reading You Broke, but You’re Not Broken
We've almost all been there: someone, somewhere doesn't approve or agree with your relationship. If you're someone like me, who's nature is to worry about everyone's opinion, then that negativity can really eat you up. That is if you let it. If you were to take a time machine just a few years back you … Continue reading Dealing with Negativity In Your Relationship
Divorce was never in the plan for me. In fact, it was a concept I didn't believe in, and truly I still don't. When I got married I took it seriously. I said my vows, made my promises, and for a long time I believed I was doing the whole marriage thing right. We both … Continue reading How I Love Differently After Divorce
I've dealt with anxiety ever since I can remember. It wasn't until 2014 that I was actually diagnosed and realized that everyone's brains didn't function the same as mine. I always thought it was normal to be on a car ride somewhere and visualize myself getting in a car wreck, police informing my family, they … Continue reading The Truth About Being A Mom With Anxiety
Ahhhh, family pictures. Every mother has a love/hate relationship with these babies. We LOVE sending them out on Christmas cards and posting them to Facebook *Look how perfect my little family is* But the truth is, family pictures are incredibly stressful. You end up bribing your kids with ice cream if they will just cooperate … Continue reading Family Pictures Are Stressful: Here’s How You Get Through Them.