Motivation & Recipes

  • Show the ‘eff up - Listen. You have kids. You have a partner. You have a dog…and a cat. I get it. You also work full time. There is NO […]
  • Chicken Tortilla Soup Instant Pot Style - Have I told you lately how much I love my Instant Pot! This is our FAVE recipe! 3-4 raw boneless skinless chicken breasts 10 oz. […]
  • Easy GF Dinner - If you are anything like our family, your kids are super picky. When trying to eat healthy, we really struggled to find options that worked. […]
  • Sheet Pan Fajitas - I’m a little obsessed with sheet pan dinners! Love this one! PS. If you want to give busy mama meal planning a try – grab my […]
  • Lemon Chicken And Asparagus - This recipe is super easy! I meal plan once per week and get all the ingredients at the grocery store pick up service on Sunday […]
  • The truth about anxiety. - It never fails. I feel my chest tightening up, my breathing quicken and the panic set in. My husband leans in, wanting to fix it, […]
  • How to make meal planning easier - Have you ever thought to make dinner and said…I can’t figure out what to make? Well I totally get you girl. I love cooking…so much! […]
  • The two lies we tell ourselves about meal planning - Ugh meal planning. I don’t have time for that! Have you ever told yourself that lie? Me too. Watch this video to see what I […]
  • Change your mindset. Change your teaching life. - Last post, I talked about how we needed to change our expectations.  Today, I’m going to concede that it’s simply not that easy to do. […]
  • Want to stop hating your job? - I never thought I would be a teacher. Why? I had seen my mom work with kids my whole life. She talked a lot about […]
  • Lessons from running - As the month began, I was in a grove. I was weight lifting, eating well, and meal planning. Then I got injured. I thought if […]
  • You can’t care more than they do. - I have been listening out there. Teachers are BURNT. Not in like a cool way either. In a very real, I-don’t-know-if-I-can-keep-this-up way.  It lit a […]
  • Laundry getting you down? You got this! -   Ok…by now, you may have noticed that I am all about systems to make life easier! Self-care is not just the beauty of bubblebaths, […]
  • The 10 minute recharge. -   Education is an extrovert’s job.  Almost every personality quiz I’ve taken has put me in a quieter profession.  That said, I’m what you might call […]
  • What is self-care? Here’s a tip to save you time…and money… - Self-care comes down to taking time to create systems that make daily, time consuming items more simple. This allows you to have more time to […]