Tag: personal growth

mother

What Does It Really Mean to “Mother”?

By Chelsea Bowen Bretzke, Published Author & Mother of 6
“Mother” may be one of the most loaded words of all time! It is jam-packed with cultural and social baggage, ideals, connotations, expectations, on both collective conscience levels as well as individual psyches and experience. But what does it mean to me?

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cleaning hacks

Cleaning Hacks!

From fingerprints on our mirrors, to smears on the floor, to crumbs in our cars, to endless amounts of just… STUFF. The messes are endless! If you’re a momma like me who enjoys cleanliness, AND sanity, I wanted to share a few cleaning hacks that have really helped me stay clean AND sane.

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parenting manifesto

The Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto

I read this parenting manifesto in Brené Brown’s Daring Greatly! I loved it so much, that I recorded it in my own voice, and I listen to it everyday as part of my affirmations to remind myself of the kind of mother I’m working hard to be! As I was listening to it this morning, I felt inspired to share it with you.

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running at sunset

“I Go A Running”

The evening I forced myself out of my house rather than vegging, my run ended with such a magnificent sunset. Instead of crying tears of frustration, my heart felt full of joy to see such a sight. Running seems to shake off the dust and nonsense from my thoughts. It’s much harder to feel overwhelmed and sorry for myself when I’m enjoying the magnificent world and body to experience it all.

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