Monthly Archives: April 2016

Tossing Out Perfection

Apr 21, 2016 | Posted by in My Beautiful Mess, My Thoughts | 0

Perfectionism. It is one of my many flaws. It cripples me from moving forward in so many aspects of my life because I obsess over the need for it to be “perfect”. In fact, even this particular blog post has sat in a draft for days because I will read it, re-read it and always feel there is something that can be improved upon. And, if you are going to embark on this journey with me, you too, will see that there will always be something that could’ve been improved upon. If you are one of those people that gets distracted easily by flaws in a piece of writing, I am telling you right now, I am not your girl. HOWEVER, if you can appreciate openness, honesty, and vulnerability, then we will get along just fine. I believe in “full-disclosure” upfront, so that if you continue to keep reading, I can speak from my heart, and not worry I amRead more …

My Beautiful Mess

Apr 19, 2016 | Posted by in Faith, Marriage, My Beautiful Mess, My Thoughts | Comments Off on My Beautiful Mess

Life is messy. As a mom, wife, and working woman, there are days I feel like super-woman, then there are days I feel I’m not so super at all. There are days I feel I am raising well-mannered, respectful children, then there are days I wonder where I went wrong. There are moments when I feel I have a lot to offer my spouse, then there are times when I feel I have nothing left to give. There are mornings I wake up thinking I can “rock” my skinny jeans and heels, then there are mornings I wish I didn’t have to get dressed. And then to top it all off, I scroll through Facebook and feel I am alone in my struggle because everyone else on my feed seems to be getting “mom of the year” awards, with a glass of wine in their hand, while their 5 kids are perfectly posed in their pressed linens. The constant pressureRead more …