I’M NOT ALWAYS OKAY, AND THAT’S OKAY

Social media gives us this idea that everything needs to be okay with us 100% of the time. But honestly, that's a load of crap. Yes, I am a christian. Yes, I believe that I can pray to our mighty Savior to find peace and comfort. Yes, I am blessed with friends and family that…

PREPARING OURSELVES TO MOVE 4,000 MILES AWAY +tips we’ve tried to help us cope

the pros Obviously this is a big change, but that doesn't always mean it's a bad thing. As my family and I prepare to move to Madrid, Spain next summer, these are the things going through our heads, trying to remember the life-changing experience that this is. The experience that we will gain as we…

LIFE UPDATE…*a lot has happened*

I know it's been quite awhile since the last time I wrote here but dang life has been crazy! A few very major things have happened in my life recently, and although they're exciting, I'm kinda freaking out !!! So here's a short synopsis of the past several months in my life: 1. I graduated high school…

A CHANGE OF HEART

This past summer, I had the opportunity to go on a trip to Guatemala. This wasn't the first time, since my family had gone with me a couple times before, but it was the first time I was genuinely passionate about going. I had first heard about this trip being an opportunity for students and…

SPREADING POSITIVITY

Hey wonderful humans !!! It's been a bit !! I'm sorry that I've been pretty MIA lately. Ever since the start of school, life has been absolutely crazy (as it usually is). For the first month of the school year we had a family friend stay with us from Spain. It was so fun introducing…

FLEA MARKET DAY TRIP !!

Yesterday I went on a little day trip adventure with the lady-portion of my family. Honestly, I didn't realize until it happened, but this day was much needed! I've heard it many times before that "it's the little things in life that we often take for granted," but that statement is more accurate than it…

FINDING CONFIDENCE IN A JUDGMENTAL WORLD

Confidence is hard. This world is full of comparison, self-doubt, feeling less than enough, and more nasty thoughts. I'll be completely honest - it took me YEARS to gain confidence, and I still struggle everyday. However, this wasn't something that I always struggled with. When I was younger, I had ZERO cares about what others thought of…