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Protecting my peace brain dump

Protecting my peace brain dump
I went on a girls trip and for the first time in a long time....relaxed.  And by relaxed, I let loose and drank without having to worry about screaming kids for a whole 48 hours.  This blog post is more of a brain-dump and has no real advice to give.  Just wanted to take a moment and explain how I felt in that exact moment.

We went to LEGOLAND!!!

We went to LEGOLAND!!!
Want to hear about our experience to legoland and find out how you can experience it too with a discount??? OF COURSE YOU DO!

I got swim lessons and lived to talk about it

I got swim lessons and lived to talk about it
There are things in life that scare you, and swimming is one of those things for me. Well, im planning on changing that.  Come along with me and see how my first swim lesson went!

Need something to do in Columubs?

Need something to do in Columubs?
I did a guest blog article with Ohio Magazine about some kid friendly finds in the Columbus area.  Have a looksie!

Am I doing enough?

Am I doing enough?
Been kind of down this week.  Feelings of inadequateness and like laziness.  That I should be doing so much more but I'm not.  Or that I am doing too much and not paying attention to my family.  Here is a little word vomit for you.

Let's be honest..do I want more kids???

Let's be honest..do I want more kids???
I've been asked this question multiple MULTIPLE times and I'm finally ready to come clean and give you a definitive answer.

Mental Health Check-in

Mental Health Check-in
hmmmm feeling sad...lets talk about it!  And why asking for help doesn't mean your failing and the actual fact is that it shows EXTREME strength!

Allow me to introduce myself...

Allow me to introduce myself...
Let me tell you a little bit about myself so we can get to know each other better!!!

Work Life Balance... Is that a real thing??

Work Life Balance...  Is that a real thing??
Trying to juggle everything right now and maintain your mental health is hard.  We have this need to have a perfect "work-life balance" and it puts a lot of pressure on us!

How is virtual schooling going for you?

How is virtual schooling going for you?
Virtual school teacher is something that I didn't know go to college for and I want to quit this job RIGHT NOW!  Anyone with me on this??? Lets vent about it!

Unsolicited advice...and how we dont want it!

Unsolicited advice...and how we dont want it!
You ever get advice that you just did not ask for and you don't know what to do with it?  You are not alone.  Here is my story [insert Law & order: SVU *dunn dunn]

Mommy Moments...they are very important!

Mommy Moments...they are very important!
How many of you are struggling extra hard right now as school is about to start.  Don't be ashamed...so am I.  The first step is admitting you need help and figuring out how to get the help you need!  Don't be afraid to ask for help, asking for help does not make you weak.  Asking for help show great strength!