Coping With Anxiety, Depression and Stress During the Holidays

The holidays are great. They’re full of joy, good memories, tradition and quality time with friends and family. For most, it’s their favorite time of the year. However, they are not always full of just joy. In fact, merry season, full of memories and big events can often be a trigger for stress, anxiety, depression and panic […]

Taking My Toddler To See Ice at Opryland

Ice! is back in Nashville as a part of Opryland’s Country Christmas festivities. This year’s theme? The Nutcracker. Dates? Now through January 2nd. Am I about to review this year’s experience? Yup. Did I love it, like I love most Nashville adventures and events? Nope. And here’s why… We have been to Ice! a million times (approximately). […]

Lowering My Expectations

I have a habit of creating incredibly fantastic scenarios in my head of how every future plan will unfold. I enjoy making plans, packing, writing itineraries and most of all imagining the perfect happiest family memories being made. Let me invite you into my imaginary perfect family holiday traditions for a moment…. It’s a chilly Saturday […]

Our Many Halloween Celebrations

It’s November 1st, Halloween is officially over, which almost makes me sad, but then I remember it’s my Birthday Month/Thanksgiving/Black Friday and so many fun events are coming up! Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though…can we first reflect on one of the best holidays in existence? The day of playing dress-up, getting free treats […]