Personal Growth


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The dreaded Pinterest Moms, you know the ones. They craft all the things, bake everything from scratch and generally make everyone else feel like crap for not doing the same. So annoying, am I right? The truth is from afar, and if you squint a little, I could be classified as a “Pinterest Mom,” so […]

Are Pinterest Moms the Enemy?

Christine Coughlin leaning on her kitchen island with a laptop in front of her, smiling at the camera

Curious Living, Motherhood


Interview with Brianne Riches by Christine Coughlin

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Want to see something weird? ⁣⁣Put me in a room full of cool girls and strong women. Things will get strange quickly. It will definitely get sweaty, and I’ll either start talking gibberish or not at all. ⁣ The Cool Girl Run-In I recently ran into Brianne Jell, “The Cool Girl,” from my high school. […]

Interview with a High-School “Cool Girl”

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Since she was a tiny little thing⁣⁣, my Maddie Mae has been a fashionista.⁣⁣⁣She’s always had a knack for putting together outfits in wonderfully unique ways and then strutting around confidently in her choices. ⁣⁣⁣⁣Recently, on a pink tutu, glitter-riffic, floral bomber kind of day, her self-doubt made it feel impossible to get out of […]

Self-Acceptance Inspired by a Tiny Fashionista

self acceptance inspired by a tiny fashionista

Motherhood, Wellness

Curious Living, Motherhood, Wellness

Is it a mid-life crisis or mid-life awakening?

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That is my first grey hair. Is that a milestone? Should I send it to my mom for a special place in my baby book? ⁣⁣⁣⁣I think no, but it does symbolize the beginning of a fascinating new chapter.⁣⁣You see, I’ve been over here having my” Eat, Pray, Love” moment, except mine was more cry, […]

Is Oversharing the New Mid-Life Crisis?