6 Ways to Survive a Road Trip With a Baby


Parenting & Family

I’ve been a little MIA this week, and for a good reason (I promise!). My little family moved across the country from California to Tennessee in 4 days, WITH our 3-month-old daughter and 3-year-old dog. Yes, I’m exhausted. We planned as well as we possibly could with a baby en route. My husband created an […]

May 22, 2018

Things We Can’t Say Out Loud About Postpartum Depression


Mental Health

I read an article sometime ago about a woman who was suffering greatly from postpartum depression. After a few months of experiencing angry fits, she finally decided to speak with her obstetrician. I was shocked when I read her story: I had an OB appointment yesterday, my first since giving birth 4 months ago (because they […]

May 6, 2018

I Took Myself to a Mental Hospital and it Saved My Life


Mental Health

(I am not a medical professional. The following information is based on true personal events. You can find my disclaimer policy here.) TRIGGER WARNING: Depression, rape, incest. I’ve struggled with mental illness all of my life, at least for as long as I can remember, in some form. Depression seemed to always be at the […]

April 28, 2018

This Addiction Will Change Your Life (In a GOOD Way!)


Mama Life

Hi. My name is Victoria, and I’m addicted to my ERIN CONDREN LIFE PLANNER. (This post isn’t even sponsored. I’m just obsessed.) A little while ago, I stumbled across one of these bad boys in the checkout aisle of a HomeGoods.  I had been desperately wanting one since 2015, but never had the motivation to actually buy one […]

April 26, 2018

Must Haves for Your Hospital Bag (Without Over-Packing!)


Pregnancy

My hospital bag was packed and ready to go when I was 30 weeks pregnant (despite my husband’s asking, “Isn’t it a little early?”) I pinned some great articles on what to bring. Thinking I had my essentials, when it was actually go time, I realized that I had packed way too many items. Looking back, […]

April 24, 2018