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The Health Benefits That Come Through Forgiveness

The Health Benefits That Come Through Forgiveness

The best thing you can do for you heart and well being is, believe it or not, forgiveness.  According to the Mayo Clinic, research has shown that there is many health benefits for letting things go.  So maybe this will give some incentive to stop holding on to those grievances that are actually hurting your heart! It will give you lower blood pressure. When you are holding on to a grudge it will cause anxiety.  Anxiety raises your heart rate and will give you high blood pressure.  By letting it go, it will return your heart to normal and lower...

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My Struggle With My Body

My Struggle With My Body

This is a hard post for me to write.  But going along with gratitude for bodies, I need to go back to a dark place.  There was a time that I hated my body.  I was always trying to hide.  I never wanted pictures taken of me.  I ate all the time so I felt numb.  I did what I needed to do, but inside I wanted to not exist.  I tell you this because there came a point where I wasn't even getting out of bed.  I had seen therapists but nothing seemed to help.  But I noticed my...

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Melissa McCoy

Melissa McCoy

I started a blog for one simple reason: it felt like the right thing to do.  For years I felt that I needed to do something more, be something more.  Which was a bit confusing as an already very busy and exhausted mother to five beautiful humans.  After months of feeling out of sorts, and to be honest, a bit down in the dumps, I woke up one day and knew exactly what I needed to do.  I started a new blog (I’d had a previous family blog), a public Instagram account, and an Etsy shop.

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3 Little Lights

3 Little Lights

I always thought I knew everything there was about parenting, but then I had kids. “When WE have kids, they will NEVER (you fill in the blank).” Famous last words, right? Guilty. Over and over again. What I thought I knew about parenting, I was wrong. What I said I would never do in parenting, I’ve done. And that perfect mother I thought I would be? I’m not.

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The Messy Bun Wife

The Messy Bun Wife

I always dreamed of owning my own home, having lots of children and living in our community for years and years. Watching my children grow up with their friends from the neighborhood. Like I did! Knowing everyone, lots of family and friends around. Cheering at every event. Sports, gymnastics everything they’d start and keep moving up with the kids they started with. I was so excited for that!  Boy or boy did God have plans bigger than I ever imagined. 

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