Follow my blog with Bloglovin Lately, my night-time routine is all out of whack. I've been going from watching a little TV, straight to bed where I scroll through Reddit, Facebook or the likes, and my sleep is suffering for it too. I may fall asleep, but I am not staying asleep. I am often… Continue reading The KidfreeNotCarefree Reading List: From Personal Growth to Laugh-Out-Loud Funny and Everything In Between
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Follow my blog with Bloglovin There is something about September - maybe its the brisk breeze, the shorter days or Ian heading back to work/school, that brings change into my life. This change isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it does bring a lot of introspection. What do I want to do? How will I fill… Continue reading Change is in the air: Now is the perfect time for new goals
Follow my blog with Bloglovin I think if you know me, it comes as no surprise that I struggle with anxiety. However, this past winter, my anxiety gremlin turned into the questioning of safety and I found myself hiding more and more, leaving the house less and less. Anxiety is an odd one for me,… Continue reading Long Walks, Good Company and Stepping Out of the Fog of Anxiety
It's been a while, I know. (Luckily for me, the dates don't show as part of my posts :P) But, for those that may have been wondering where I have been, it's time to catch up. The Highlights I believe the last time I wrote was sometime near the end of winter/beginning of spring, so… Continue reading Getting Lost to the Summer of Fun: It’s Time to Catch Up
From Monday to Friday, I am a virtual assistant. I provided client care (read Customer Service), as well as digital support to small, independently owned businesses. One of my clients is an online Photoshop Teacher, assisting students in learning photoshop techniques to enhance their businesses and add a little fun to their lives through digital… Continue reading Project Life, Project Finding Our Self: Taking The Time to Figure Out What is Important in Our Daily Life
This past weekend, I had a brand new experience. I went to Mr. Beard's Grandfather; LD's 99th birthday party. Having been, and continuing to be inspired by him for almost 20 years, I thought I'd share some of the lessons he's passed down. Accepting Family For the past 18 years, not once has LD asked… Continue reading Got 99 Problems, But a Family Ain’t One: 4 Lessons You Need to Learn From a 99-Year-Old
The fear of missing out. We've all been there. Every. Single. One. Of. Us. It doesn't matter if you are childfree by choice, childless because of biology or have a big, ever-growing family. Our lives are lived in comparison. She has what I want. What I need. What I have never even given a damn… Continue reading The Fear of Missing Out: What Did You Leave Behind When Considering the Kidfree Life
I'm struggling, and have been for a little while. As a childfree adult, and having recently moved, I feel like I lost my sense of community. That's the thing with living the kidfree life - you miss out on the readymade community that comes with having a child. The playgroups, school groups, hell even connections… Continue reading It’s Time to Take the Risk and Find Our Kidfree Community: Why Half Assing it Doesn’t Work
I used to weight 50 lbs more than I do today. It took me 4 years to go from being obese to having a normal BMI, but I did it. I didn't do it alone. Asking for guidance was the best thing I could have done for myself, and I will not be ashamed of… Continue reading The 3 lessons learned while on a weight loss journey: living an afraid and passive life, to losing 50 lbs and finding laughter again
Hi there! I just wanted to check in at day five and see what you are feeling proud of today. If you have been following along, your list may have a list like mine that's now 15 items long! How inspiring is that?! So, here is my check-in of what I have been proud of… Continue reading Time to Check-In on the KidfreeNotCarefree Pride Challenge! What are You Feeling Proud of Today?