When I was a new mom, I had the baby blues. Then, it developed into postpartum anxiety. A part of me feels like most moms probably have postpartum anxiety to some extent, but with our first daughter… mine was pretty bad. I was anxious upon anxious upon anxious about every little thing already, but something … More The Advice That Made Me Panic | Life By The Sea
I’m looking at the clock on my Macbook… we leave for school in 8 minutes. Actually.. it JUST became 7 as I typed that. And I don’t remember mornings every going this smoothly as a kid or even years ago in our own household, but I am calm enough to sit & type a blog … More We Leave For School in 8 Minutes | Life By The Sea
I’m going to be honest, I can’t come from a place of protecting readers by softening what this past year has looked like as the mom of an awesome little girl with Tourette syndrome. If it’s not honest, it won’t help anyone. It will only make those going through a hard time with this … More Taking Up Less Space | Eating Disorder Relapse
It’s a little outdated (2005) so it’ll seem corny compared to something that’s made today – but as far as sincerity goes and allowing kids to speak their mind when it comes to their Tourette’s.. this documentary is a GREAT watch not just for adults, but for kids, too. I believe that when we received … More Tourette Syndrome Documentary for Kids | Tourette Syndrome
This is it. This is the one. This is the thing that I hear the most (alongside of how to get say goodbye to children’s artwork and sentimental items and just-in-case items) – it’s this one: How do you get your partner on board with decluttering? You have seen the possibility of how FREE you … More What If Your Partner Does NOT Want to Declutter? | Clutter-Free
*Disclaimer, I am not a medical professional… just a parent sharing the best ways to go about moving forward with finding out whether or not your child has Tourette syndrome or a tic disorder! Pediatricians and neurologists are the best possible people to help you find out what’s going on! 🙂 Just for reference… we … More If You Think Your Child May Have Tourette Syndrome, Do This!
A few years ago, I had a wild dream of having my home stay clean and organized 99% of the time. This was and still is a very ridiculous goal considering I have three children between ages 6 and 10 and we live in a SMALL house (800 sq ft for five of us) … … More How We Keep Surfaces Clutter-Free DAILY | Simple Life
Last year when everything REALLY intensified in the Spring with Ellie’s Tourette Syndrome… I was just trying to figure out what it even was and spending countless hours and hours and hours researching and Googling and TikToking and Instagramming trying to immerse myself in the world of TS. As a mom, I felt an urgent … More Customizable Templates & Printables | Tourette Syndrome
We realized years ago that offering multiple package options for our clients wasn’t necessarily serving them well… and in fact, people were quickly getting overwhelmed trying to make a decision on what to choose. Watch the video on WHY we decided to simplify pricing and how it benefits both us AND our clients!
You know.. this VERY time last year, it was really starting to become apparent that Ellie had to have some sort of… condition, I mean… I didn’t even know what to call it or what to think honestly but it was becoming very clear to us that she wasn’t in control of a lot of … More Dismantling Shame | Tourette Syndrome
Ellie is just the freaking greatest. Listen to her in this short video we created together where she describes why she thinks it’s important to wear a lanyard like this in public if you have a hidden disability. I really let her take the lead on this and she did AMAZING!! All of the links … More Hidden Disability Lanyard VIDEO | Tourette Syndrome
What a freaking year. Ellie, you have been through so much & you continue to shine. You have used your voice & heart to advocate for those like you who have Tourette Syndrome and we could not be more proud of you!!! You are so easy to love and we all adore you! HAPPY EIGHTH … More Polkadot Sweater & Red Heels Project | Elle Marie 8 Years!