10 Things My Dachshunds Have Taught Me About Life

Dachshunds - comical, intelligent, loyal and stubborn. 10 years ago, I would have never considered myself to have been a dachshund person. I would have categorized myself as more of a large dog king of gal. Fast forward, and here I sit - laptop in hand, with a miniature dachshund snuggling on each side of …

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A Change of Seasons

There is something incredibly comforting to me about the seasonal change from summer to fall. There are many of us who share this sentiment. It's our favorite time of the year. The temperature cools, the leaves change - even the smells change. And while there are also the cliche favorites like the pumpkin spiced latte …

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Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff (and other lessons that I have learned in 2017)

I was reflecting today on the things that I used to worry about. I used to worry about pretty much everything. "What needs to be done?" "What needs to be cleaned?" "Is this person mad at me?" "Should I eat this?" "Is coconut oil good for you?" "Am I gaining weight?" "Am I doing enough …

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The Power of Letting Go

I have been trying to get pregnant for over 2 years now. While I know that many have tried longer and maybe even harder, I am letting go now. Two IUI's, two IVF's, countless procedures, and one miscarriage......I'm letting go. Tears, pain, questioning, reasoning, rationalizing, wanting and waiting......I'm letting go. Painful injections, horrible side effects, …

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10 Reasons To Keep Hanging On – Even If You’re At The End Of Your Rope

Life can get hard sometimes. We question. We wonder. Sometimes we go through things that, while we are in the middle of it, we just cannot understand. It can become easy to develop a negative attitude or wonder if there is any point in continuing to try with whatever we may be struggling with. Several …

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