Month: July 2017

Postpartum Depression: Real Talk and a First-hand Look

Happy Saturday, everyone!  This week’s featured writer post comes from Jamie Johnson, a full-time working mom and author of Hashtag Mom Fail, who got real about her postpartum depression.  Mental health is extremely important, especially in today’s society, which is filled with pressure to balance a job and family, make enough money to pay the

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Take the Higher Road, Kid

Forgiveness: pardoning someone’s wrong-doing, despite an apology or recognition of one’s wrong, and surrendering all negative or vengeful feelings towards that person. This is what my understanding of the meaning of forgiveness.  Forgetting?  That’s a different story. A big part of my life has been surrounded by the need to forgive others, whether it be

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The Plaid Hibiscus

A few years ago, I went shopping for proper interview attire and found these super cute and comfy plaid heels at Payless.  Unfortunately, I never actually wore them because insecurity set in as I magically became 6 feet tall when I put them on in the morning of my very first nursing job interview.  Turned

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