Dealing with fear

I heard the best definition of the word 'fear' from a complete stranger. In my early 30's I was working through a host of personal issues that stemmed from growing up in dysfunctional family system. The stranger said, "FEAR. False. Evidence. Appearing. Real.". Whoa! In that moment, all of the fretting, the "shoulds", the procrastination, … Continue reading Dealing with fear

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The WHY(?)

Many of you know that I am in the process of making a major life shift. While cleaning out my computer files, I came across this document. It was dated 6/18/2018. I think it was related to my reasons for wanting to get out of debt but it is really the mirror of what has … Continue reading The WHY(?)

From office mom to stay at home mom: Planning my transition

If we haven’t had time to catch up lately, don’t worry! I have been busy too! In a nut shell, over the past four months, I have been positioning myself to leave my job of 8 years. I have worked in the field of research and analysis for more than a decade. I love the … Continue reading From office mom to stay at home mom: Planning my transition

Sometimes, the heart gets what the heart desires

Before I had children...or even the thought of having children, I had always heard how expensive child care was. I had heard how difficult it was to leave you baby in the care of another and how some mothers dedicated a lot of time to finding the ‘right’ child care provider. As a single, carefree, … Continue reading Sometimes, the heart gets what the heart desires