• As a Mommy

    Women Uplifting Women: A Mother’s Day Celebration

    Mother’s Day is only 2 weeks away.  On Mother’s Day we celebrate the superwomen who have the hardest but most gratifying jobs: being a mom.  The festivities can range from a simple card and flowers, to a full day of pampering and spoiling the queen of the household. I started thinking about the mothers who have the same demanding responsibilities of caring for children, but don’t receive the same recognition on this day, especially those who are victims of domestic abuse and homelessness. House of Ruth is a non-profit organization that provides safe shelter, transition programs and resources/essentials to women and children who face these hardships. I decided to partner…

  • As an OT

    What exactly is Occupational Therapy?

    April is Occupational Therapy month!! What better way to celebrate my profession than to share a little bit about what we OT’s really do? I got into occupational therapy because I knew I wanted to be in the healthcare field and really help people live their BEST lives. I’ve been an OT practitioner for 7 years and still love what I do. I’ve answered some of the major questions we get on the daily basis and debunk any myths or mysteries about occupational therapy. Sooo “occupational”…that means you help people find jobs? Not exactly…the term, occupation, is not referring to careers, but rather the daily activities that a person performs.…

  • As a Mommy

    Product Review: BJingles Nightlight

    Familiar scene that a lot of moms of infants can attest to: It’s the middle of the night, usually smackdab in the middle of REM sleep, like 3:47AM. The baby is up and screaming for something: more milk, the pacifier fell out, wet diaper, just because, etc. So you go into this pitch black room, stumble your way through the room, maybe step on a squeaky toy or bump into other furniture, as you silently curse them out. You get your baby, and now you’re trying to either find the pacifier they spit out onto the ground, fill a bottle, change a diaper, all while still in the dark, because…