How the Smallest Acts of Kindness Can Make the Biggest Difference

In a world where violence, anger, war, and terrorism runs rampant we need to be able to show kindness to one another. Although we live in a world where we try and show that our lives are perfect through social media platforms, the reality is that no one is perfect. We all have challenges throughout our lives and we all deserve some kindness. I love the old Irish proverb “ A kind word never broke anyone’s mouth.” Isn’t this so true? Being kind never hurts anyone. I believe the smallest acts of kindness can make the biggest difference and this…

My Favorite Mental Health Podcasts

I never really listened to podcasts before I started my blogging journey but once I did I was introduced to the wonderful world of podcasting--another brand new way of content creation and sharing your message to a brand new audience. I have come across many podcasts since joining the blogging community, and I’d like to enlighten you about why I love to listen to them, and which ones are my favorites! Reasons to Listen to Mental Health Podcasts It Can Help People Understand Mental Illness Podcasts are a great way to help people understand what it’s like to have a…

How to Land the Perfect Nanny Job By Asking These Questions

The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve realized how important having a good job is and how big of an effect it can have on your everyday life. If we truly break it down and think about why this is true, we start to see that the biggest factor involved here is time. How we spend our time, especially the majority of our time, plays a fundamental role in our attitudes, thoughts, and even our routines. If you’ve gone through a job change, in general, you probably know what I’m talking about, but if you’re a nanny and you’ve gone…

My Favorite Things About February (Food, Makeup, and More)

Hey guys!! I hope your February has been filled with more love and laughter and less chaos than January. The first month of the year is always tough because the New Year can often bring new things. But I feel like February is when things start to even out and, man oh man, am I glad that things are starting to even out! My January was an absolute wreck in big areas of my life, so this month I’ve tried to focus on the little things because those are usually the only things you have any control over. There were…

Thank U, Next: How Ariana Grande Inspired Me to Learn From My Past

Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next is a powerful song about Ariana thanking her past relationships for helping her to be a better person and to teach her self-love and self-worth. Thank U, Next wasn’t just a song about her exes but about how she used her past to teach herself to be a better person, and that self-love is essential to growth. After listening to this song on repeat for weeks, it inspired me to learn from my past and to move on. I used to always hold grudges and want to get revenge whenever people would screw me over.…

How I Am Able To Overcome My Anxiety Through Blogging: A Story of Growth Through Writing

I have suffered from anxiety for as long as I can remember. I switched medications numerous times thinking that was the problem, but after reaching a very low point in my life a couple of years ago and after many people telling me to start a blog, I decided to take the plunge and start blogging. Ever since I started blogging, I have been able to overcome my anxiety. Photo Credit: Jess Graphic Credit: Kayla I’ve always had a passion for writing but was too scared to let others read what I had written.  After watching all of my friends…

Healthy Snacks for Kids that are Easy to Make, Even if You Haven’t Slept in Days

I think most people that have been around little ones such as brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins, parents, grandparents, babysitters, nannies, or ANY of the like have thought that there must be some simple snacks to make for kids. There must be an easier way than buying premade snacks, right? I’m here to tell you there is! You may not have all of these ingredients sitting at home, but a quick trip to the grocery store can fix that! Photo credit: Jess Graphic credit: Natasha These snacks are affordable and quick to throw together when you know you will have…

5 Exclusive Products from Ulta and Sephora That You Have to Try

Makeup is a guilty pleasure of mine. Maybe you’re a makeup lover just like me or maybe you have never worn it a day in your life. Either way, you have come to the right place to learn more about specific brands and products! When comparing the two stores, Ulta and Sephora, and which store I want to visit that day I look at what products each store has that the other doesn’t. Then I compare it to my list and off I go! Now, just for you,  I have compiled 5 exclusive products at Ulta or Sephora that are…

5 Simple Tips For Life-Changing Skin

Skin is super important! You’ve heard it before; it’s the largest organ, but more importantly, your skin is the protector for the rest of your body! If your skin isn’t healthy, it makes it harder for the rest of your body to keep up. I’ve put together some simple ways to change your skin’s appearance, texture, and overall health. If we’re honest, skincare isn’t perfect. Some nights we fall asleep in makeup, we totally forget to wash our faces, or we have a whole day of eating junk food! Especially with more holidays coming up, eating clean is not always…

Shopping at Trader Joe’s? 5 Inexpensive Meals for When You Need to Eat on the Cheap.

Hi guys! I’m sure many of you busy-bodies out there struggling just like I do to find the time to cook. It just doesn’t feel like there’s enough time in the day to do it all, including the grocery shopping. Unfortunately, though, while eating out is convenient, it’s not very good for you and it’s also very expensive. So, after continually ruining my budget for months in a row because of eating out too much, I finally decided something had to change. I started checking out Pinterest and trying to find quick, inexpensive meals to make using Trader Joe’s products…
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