Self Care

Happy Mom and Wife : Best Foot First

As newlyweds, I kept coming across the phrase " Happy wife, Happy life!" I was determined to not be a harpy of a wife for my new husband. I had already started on the road of self-improvement and trying to break bad habits. I wanted simply to be the best version of me I could. Oh,… Continue reading Happy Mom and Wife : Best Foot First

Lady Mae

Writer’s Block and Sewing Stitches

It is already mid-September. Its been over a month since I have posted anything. There's been a lot going on in our personal life - some that I'm not quite ready to talk about as its very fresh and painful still. But that's to be expected. I just can't live in those hurt feelings. I've… Continue reading Writer’s Block and Sewing Stitches

Darkside, Lady Mae

Battling Depression: Standing on Your Own

Depression is an illness. I've dealt with it almost my entire life. There are critical defining points of my life. Some periods of darkness were harder than others. No matter what I've felt I have made it through those times. I've grown and learned more about myself and I've grown stronger each time. If you… Continue reading Battling Depression: Standing on Your Own

Darkside, Lady Mae

Battling Depression: I Have Won So Far

Depression is an illness. I've dealt with it almost my entire life. There are critical defining points of my life. Some periods of darkness were harder than others. No matter what I've felt I have made it through those times. I've grown and learned more about myself and I've grown stronger each time. If you… Continue reading Battling Depression: I Have Won So Far

Relationships

Fair Fighting: Steps to Resolution

I HATE fighting. I'm so much more of a peacekeeper than a fighter. But if need be I will fight like a lioness for myself and loved ones. I also tend to get overly emotional when fighting and I hate that - Mr. Nerd hates seeing me cry. So, all in all, we feel like… Continue reading Fair Fighting: Steps to Resolution

Relationships

You Can’t Fight Fire With Fire: Fight as a Team

I HATE fighting. I'm so much more of a peacekeeper than a fighter. But if need be I will fight like a lioness for myself and loved ones. I also tend to get overly emotional when fighting and I hate that - Mr. Nerd hates seeing me cry. So, all in all, we feel like… Continue reading You Can’t Fight Fire With Fire: Fight as a Team

Self Care

How you can use a Bullet Journal

I'm not normally a fad follower. Occasionally I do get on a bandwagon or two, but I try to keep true to myself. A Bullet Journal is one that I have embraced easily this last 6 months. “The best time to begin keeping a journal is whenever you decide to.” ― Hannah Hinchman, A Life… Continue reading How you can use a Bullet Journal

Relationships

Toy for a Baby: Wiggle Worm’s Favorites

Looking for a toy for your new child, grandchild or maybe nibling? (That's the gender neutral for niece or nephew.) I want to share with you the toys that have been Wiggle worms' favorites over the last year. We live in a really rural area and try to not go to any big stores like… Continue reading Toy for a Baby: Wiggle Worm’s Favorites