Katie Vinson is a cardiac nurse turned full time stay at home mom to her three children ages 3, 5, and 7. She lives with her husband and children in Milwaukee. When she is not providing endless amounts of snacks to her offspring, she enjoys reading. writing, drinking wine with friends and kickboxing.

I’m a Stay-At-Home Mom, I Should Feel Fulfilled, Right?

Okay, friends, I'm just going to dive right in and admit it: I struggle with being a stay-at-home mom. I'm not fulfilled. It's not enough. I feel diluted in who I am. Like I'm...

Dear Reader, You are Enough

Dear Reader, you are enough. Yeah, you, the one that puts on a smile to the outside world and replies, “good” when asked how things are going. I see you. I see the way your...

Parenting With a Broken Past: What I Learned When I Went to Therapy

My childhood was less than ideal. My mother did her best to try and normalize our lives, but remained consistently stoic throughout the tough times. Lately, we've been talking about our broken past and...

Mom-Guilt and Tips to Overcome It

I recently went away on a five-day trip to Colorado with my husband. Two days before we left, my seven-year-old began crying, begging for us not to leave. My initial reaction was to cancel...