Too Stressed to Give Thanks? Time to Refocus.

I’ve had a left eye twitch for the last week and a half. Could be a potassium deficiency. Could be stress or anxiety. More likely than not, it’s the latter. What is there not to stress about as the seasons change and the holidays approach for year two of the pandemic. What seasonal sickness isContinue reading “Too Stressed to Give Thanks? Time to Refocus.”

Questions I’ve Asked Since Going Vegan & Answers

Should the title read “going plant-based”? Probably. I haven’t gotten rid of my leather goods just yet and my purpose for switching it up has been health and environment based, see My Week As  Vegan Part: 1. Over the course of the last 6 months as 99.1% plant-based (the kids can not live without SimpleContinue reading “Questions I’ve Asked Since Going Vegan & Answers”

Trite Stereotypes Plaguing Community in Motherhood

Dedicated to the Pod Squad trite adjective (of a remark, opinion, or idea) overused and consequently of little import; lacking originality or freshness. https://languages.oup.com/google-dictionary-en/ I have been lucky to experience motherhood under the brim of many different hats. Sporting the ‘working mom’ fedora, the ‘stay at home mom’ baseball cap, the ‘depressed mom’ hood, the ‘happyContinue reading “Trite Stereotypes Plaguing Community in Motherhood”

How to Introduce Exercise into Your Parental Routine

Maintaining a household, littles, finances and a career can be more than enough to handle. Feeling unhappy with your health on top of it all can be upsetting. Whether you are a new mom, ex-avid runner, or have never exercised a day in your life, being a parent does not close the door on improvingContinue reading “How to Introduce Exercise into Your Parental Routine”

Moms Who Exercise Together, Stay Sane Together

The savory perfection of a cheese to noodle ratio. The greasy, but not too greasy, crispy bites of a fried drumstick. Bread. Butter. The sweet seduction of cookies, candies and ice cream. Pure, intoxicating joy. Much like we seek solace in comfort food, exercising with other moms is a steadfast second to obtaining that sameContinue reading “Moms Who Exercise Together, Stay Sane Together”

11 Ways I Survive Being a Stay at Home Mom

By Jillian Lankford You only have so much time so let’s get right to it. 1. Plan things to look forward to. Even if it is grocery shopping alone, plan it and look forward to it. Some of us do not have the luxury to call much else self care, so own it. Put yourContinue reading “11 Ways I Survive Being a Stay at Home Mom”

Why I Hate Being A Stay at Home Mom

by Jillian Lankford Dedicated to Mary Elizabeth Morey I know I know, hate is such a strong word. In recent years it has turned into a curse word. It is so easy to use and has so much implied rage. The opposite, love, or it’s cousin, like, are so over-used they just fall off ourContinue reading “Why I Hate Being A Stay at Home Mom”