Keeping Your Word

Keeping Your Word

We are all guilty of this from time to time… we say we’ll do something and then life gets complicated and we get busy. Some things fall through the cracks.Whether it’s with kids, friends, family, or coparenting… stay consistent. Be present.Don’t make a habit out of things being left said and not done. This pattern [...]

In My Heart & On My Mind

In My Heart & On My Mind

chrochetkrafts.com I've been taking time away from social media and focusing on things that bring me inner peace lately. The silence can be seen on all of my social media outlets. Recently I picked up my yarn and crochet hook again and started crocheting for the first time in two years. Among many unfinished projects [...]

Improving Your Attention Span When ‘the World Is Sick’

Improving Your Attention Span When ‘the World Is Sick’

If you're still being affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantine, you are not alone. Nearly six months have past since the dreaded COVID-19 outbreak halted the U.S. economy, and yet here we are, still dealing with the stresses at home and at work. With school starting and remote learning in full swing, [...]

Self-Care Is Not Selfish

Self-Care Is Not Selfish

“It’s backed by science and not just feel good self indulgent sentiments” (Lee, K., 2019) In the age of anxiety, where burnout is the new normal, self-care shouldn't be considered optional. Science reveals it's critical nature as something we should be devoting ourselves to, for ourselves. "Self-care is a regular, intentional process of devoting oneself [...]

Take A Drive Instead – A Peaceful Protest

Take A Drive Instead – A Peaceful Protest

RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER – STAR TRIBUNE Protesters walked along Washington Avenue during a Black Lives Matter rally on April 29, 2015, in Minneapolis. For the last few days, we have been reading and discussing the movement sweeping the country in our house and with family. Like many others, we are attempting to stay up to [...]

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse

"Residual effects that require attention, healing, and growth" - MamaBearBlendedFamilySupporthttps://www.instagram.com/p/BqPt0Nalh8v/ Mama K: "Hello! I just read your post and it hit home for me. Due to the emotional abuse I’ve developed anxiety and sometimes I feel a little afraid to ask simple questions. How do I ask my ex Narc what is his work schedule? [...]