• Love Your Friends,  Love Yourself

    The Hate U Give

    I used to read at least a book a week before we had kids. Now I’m lucky if I get 5 in a year. With any free time I get I always feel like there are so many other things I should be doing, and by the time I even think of reading I’m too tired. BUT that’s all changing. I’m making time because I truly enjoy reading, and I’m trying to so something I love at least 15 minutes a day. Its good for you as a person to do something you love….. It’s truly amazing how authors can take you on this journey that allows you to totally…

  • Love Yourself

    Loving One’s Self

    For my first post in this section I wasn’t sure exactly what I wanted to do… Then I read the book, Sharp Objects, and it came to me. At first I wanted to write about how taking time doing something you love (like reading a book) is a way of loving yourself, but then my mind took me somewhere else. Sharp Objects (if you haven’t read it you need to!) is a dark, yet touching story. It’s not a typical book I would have picked out, but I saw HBO was coming out with a new show starring Amy Adams and my interest piqued. My sister in law had it…