Cheesy post alert!! Have you ever had one of those “bad mom or dad moments??” When I say this, I mean have you ever felt like you did something, didn’t do something that would either make others judge you, or make you judge yourself? Or even doubt yourself. I am sure every parent has had… Continue reading “Bad Mom” Moments: Dealing with Toddlers Behaviors and Emotions
This post has taken over a week to write. It is one that has been really hard, and has felt pretty personal. Most people quit their jobs because they hate them, or they’re moving, or they are tired the same old, same old. Recently I announced that I am pregnant with our second child. And… Continue reading Anxiety: Why I Decided to Quit my Job
So recently on Facebook, I came across two different posts by different women. And each one made my heart hurt just a little for each of these moms. The first post I saw was about mom groups on Facebook. This individual had joined a mom group, and was attacked for her style of parenting, and… Continue reading Mom Shaming
It’s been a while since I have written anything! Jon and I were not able to get family photos done, or any kind of New Years letter out, so I figured I would post here some updates from 2017. Jon Jon ended his time at BYU Provo, and decided to come back to BYU-Idaho in… Continue reading Changes in the Goodsell Family!
Christmas is a time of year for giving, service, love and family. I think in all the hustle and bustle of shopping and lists we forget that sometimes. It is one of my favorite things lately to get on Instagram and to see fun pictures of families building ginger bread houses, or getting a tree,… Continue reading The True Meaning of Christmas
Yesterday in Relief Society we had this awesome lesson on fear and uncertainty. I feel like, being in the stage of life that we are in, Jon and I are facing constant uncertainty. To be completely honest, everyone in the stage is facing constant uncertainty. When will he be graduating? Where are we going to… Continue reading Fear
Last week, I wasn’t feeling super great. I was tired, and clearly coming down with something. I ignored my symptoms and went about my week, trying to just work through it. Literally, I went to work every day, feeling like total garbage. This last week I have felt miserable, and I had this crazy idea… Continue reading Lessons Learned while being Sick