The Transformation into a Parent

Family is so important in life and as the years go on, we all transform into different versions of ourselves. Having a baby can dramatically change your mindset on life. I explore my recent experience of having a baby and my current mindset. Travel with me through my experience.

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Do you want the usual?

Growing up in a small town, I saw the significance of a local diner to the local community. Serving not only coffee and food, but also as a meeting place. As time has gone on, the diner has started to fade into the background a bit with specialized coffee shops starting to trend. Regardless of where you go to get your coffee, you can always find a social hub.

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An empty jar of substance

The world can get so exhausting at times. With a constant need for substance in our lives, sometimes we need to refrain from filling our empty vessel. Allow yourself to just be at times and you’ll see who you truly are.

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Full Circle

As a child, you don’t always appreciate your family for what they contribute to your life. A mother staying up late to make sure you get home safe or being geographically close to your family. My recent trip back to Michigan, brought everything full circle for me.

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The anxiety of it all

Random thoughts come to all of our minds as we head out on vacation . Will we make it to the airport on time? Should we get a drink before the flight to reduce anxiety? Did I choose the right seat? Sleep or stay awake for the service?

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A Sporting Chance

What if we always found a way to connect with each other as opposed to looking for the opposite? At a recent sporting event, I came across the reality of what it’s like to view people as the same, as opposed to what you might see in social media.

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A note to my unborn child

The world is different now than ever before. It started before the pandemic, which also has not helped with the scenario we are in. Families drifting away from what is important in life. Too often we put focus on material things, yet when it comes down to it, the experiences we have far outweigh these objects. Take a journey through my memory and my wishes for my unborn child.

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Drive

Sometimes a small drive for a day can take your mind off of everyday fatigue. A day trip recently into Big Sur and down the coast on US1 cleared my mind and refreshed my soul. Who knew that 6 hours of driving could be so relaxing?

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Chasing Aurora Borealis

A bucket list item for most and for good reason, Aurora Borealis amazes the mind. In the night of late September, I finally got my chance to see mother nature’s light show. A thrill of a ride that has left me with anticipation. The story of my experience with the northern lights illuminating the sky in Alaska.

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Kick the bucket?

What will you do before you kick the bucket? Or what does kick the bucket even mean for that matter? Regardless of your thoughts on the phrase, it brought forth our magical moments in bucket lists! Do you have a bucket list? Find out why you can agree or disagree with having a bucket list and the joy I’ve had in working through mine.

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