Browsing Category


  • life

    The End of A Week

    I am exhausted. Big kids come home today (in about 45 minutes! I’m at my office waiting to leave to pick them up). One might have thought this week would be easy street, but…

    February 2, 2024
  • Goals life

    New Month!

    Sometimes when I have something stressful going on that I can’t share (because it’s too personal, or because it’s not my story) I have a REALLY hard time writing here. Today is one of…

    February 1, 2024
  • life

    That End of the Month Feeling

    (When I started writing this post I did not plan on writing a “Ta Da” type list but I did and it made me happy. So, I recommend this if you are struggling with…

    January 31, 2024
  • life


    I am not a “throw piles of things on the floor” kind of person, usually. However, I wasn’t kidding about January being an incredibly packed month. I’m not sad about fitting so many things…

    January 30, 2024
  • life Reading

    5 on a Friday: Random Assortment Edition

    1- “ANYWAYS . . . ” — I recently noticed that everyone (not just my tween . . .) is saying “anyways.” It came up in conversation with a millennial colleague and sounded very…

    January 26, 2024
  • Goals life

    Treat Day + January Goals

    Treat Day! Yesterday was the grand finale of BLP at Home: Planning 2024 so I decided to celebrate a bit. I ended up with a treat trifecta: Despite all that I did work a…

    January 24, 2024
  • life Parenting

    5 on a Friday: Highs / Lows

    HIGHS 1- Hearing from a friend that BLP/Quintiles were mentioned on the Happier Ladies podcast (this episode!), and then hearing from the ladies themselves via email! This is a new podcast (they are on…

    January 19, 2024
  • life

    That Post Call Week Energy

    Honoring it as best I can . . . I definitely have had plenty to do this week. Yesterday I: So, that was a lot. But I’m just glad it wasn’t more. I had…

    January 17, 2024
  • life Work

    Onward and Upward

    Call week –> in the books! I made it through. It was definitely on the busier end of the spectrum; I think since it was the first week back to school around here after…

    January 16, 2024
  • life Work

    1 on a Friday (Check In)

    (This post also contains discussion of call life so please skip if this is a trigger for you!) Hi! It’s Friday. I am nearing the end of a busy call week — it definitely…

    January 12, 2024