Listen: We can’t be there for others if we can’t be there for ourselves. Continue reading You Can Do It…Even When You Can’t
I saw this question/status posted on a friends timeline the other day. It wasn’t my first time reading it. But reading it again just gave me a huge reminder of where I have been on my journey as a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM). Becoming a SAHM… I became a SAHM when I lost my nanny. No, she didn’t pass away, but our arrangement came … Continue reading My Life As a Stay at Home Mom
I can’t tell you how many times I hear my mom friends ask if they can bring me coffee right before we are about to get together and hang out. Or how many times coffee is mentioned in our stories when sharing about our day. Honestly, I hate coffee. I live in Seattle but I don’t drink a sip of it. Tried it a few … Continue reading Wake Up and Smell the Coffee…
I won’t lie, this has become my daily mantra. If I don’t tell myself this, it’s incredibly hard to get out of bed and actually feel like a human being with a purpose. I can’t tell if I’m chained to my bed because of sleep deprivation (thank you wonderful son who refuses to stay in his bed), or if it’s the depression that tends to … Continue reading Wake up and shake it all off. Today is a new day.
Shame: (noun) a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. Ouch. Just the definition of the word shame carries a lot of weight. Sadly, there is such a phrase as “mommy shame”. Every mom feels it at one point or another. We beat ourselves up over our millionth mistake as a mom. We carry it over from child … Continue reading Getting over my Mommy Shame
Hello, my name is Jazmin Leader. I am 25 years old, a mother of 2 children, and wife to Jason Leader. February 2015 I was diagnosed with SLE, Lupus. Continue reading #LupusStrong
Sometimes we get tackled and just want to lay on the field in pain, but we have to get up and hope the next drive will be more successful. I want to be a consistent, unshakable leader to my children, whatever life may bring. Continue reading Parenting Plays from the Seattle Seahawks