Why Self Care Isn’t Selfish

On this grand journey I call life, I have had the opportunity to experience a lot. Some really great things – and some not so great things. I had Jack at a very young age. I threw myself into being a mom, putting him first and allowing myself to absorb and experience all that it […]

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Where Have You Been?!

So, funny story… I’ve been hella MIA. I wish I had a really cool reason, like I’ve been traveling the world or tucked away in some hidden Air BNB finishing my novel…but I don’t. The truth is – I lost my mojo, baby. I lost my motivation, my inspiration and my control all in one […]

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Readers, Meet Anxiety.

I struggle with anxiety and OCD – and not because an online quiz told me. I was diagnosed as a young adult, but have fought this battle for as long as I can remember. BAM! How’s that for an opener? I was always super self-conscious about admitting to other people that I dealt with these things […]

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Hello, Doctor? It’s Me, Ashley.

This Coffee Chat is going to double as both a story and a PSA because I really feel like it’s something that needs to be said. It’s really long, so grab a snack. I know I’m in good health. My blood pressure is always great. I’ve never struggled with diabetes or high cholesterol – but […]

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To Vaccinate or Not…

I am so tired of the vaccination debate. Parents are getting heated and opinionated, and let’s face it…kids are getting sick unnecessarily. Those are the facts that matter to me, people. Kids are getting sick with illnesses that shouldn’t be around. That haven’t been around in decades. Why? Because a generation decided it was a bad […]

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