Our Annual “Dream Date”: Strategic Planning with Your Spouse

Our Annual “Dream Date”: Strategic Planning with Your Spouse

(Alternate title: Mud runs, new jobs, more date nights, and a week in Provence.) Every year during that more chill week between Christmas and New Years, my husband and I go out on our most important (and often most fun!) date night of the year. We call it our "dream date" or our "strategic planning [...]

A (Doable) Morning Self-Care Routine

A (Doable) Morning Self-Care Routine

A long time ago I saw a quote online, I think it was from Olympian Rebecca Dussault of Fit Catholic Mom, and it said: MORNING CHECKLIST:  Something Physical Something Mental Something Spiritual Something Nourishing  This short list is a recipe for so many positive things in a woman's mind, heart, body and spirit. I so [...]

Meet Supermom

Meet Supermom

(From the archives of my previous blog, Little Bit of Paradise)... I’ve noticed a recurring theme on “mom blogs” as the calendar turned a New Year: lots of moms are writing about once and for all “throwing in the towel” and committing to give up any notion of being – or ever becoming – “Supermom.” [...]