12 unique ways to destress

Stress is unavoidable and this season of my life is full of it. I am naturally stressed, but add in stress of becoming a first time foster parent (or parent in general), dealing with back to school for the first time, plus family drama and I’m at my wit’s end. I’ve never really worried about any of this until a few weeks ago. I had my Read More

Infertility affects him, too

Infertility is not an easy burden to bear. And for most, it’s not a burden we bear alone even if it feels like it. Many women struggle with the mindset that this is my cross to bear alone since I’m the “broken one”, but they never take a step back to see how it affects their husband. I’m guilty of this and it took me Read More

Podcasts I can’t quit listening to

Podcasts are the best! They seem to have everything you could ask for at the click of the subscribe button. You can get the information you want in a quick manner by people who you actually like. The main question isn’t “should I listen to podcasts?” It should be “what podcasts should I be listening to?” Tired of the same ‘ol music I never saw Read More

1 year blogiversary: introductions, finding my voice, & being unapologetically you

It’s MississippiDarling.com blogiversary I can’t believe it’s been a year since I started Mississippi Darling. This year has been journey. I’ve learned a lot, made some mistakes, and it’s been a blast. To celebrate Mississippi Darling’s 1 year blogiversary, I want to take a moment to properly introduce myself, share with y’all how finding your voice at 30 is still hard, and explain what I Read More

5 things I’ve learned becoming a licensed foster parent

This last month has been a whirlwind. In the last month, Geoff and I have been working towards becoming licensed foster parents. This path wasn’t really in our plans right now, but when God leads you down a path, you follow. The infertility journey is heartbreaking, but it has brought us closer together. You can’t have many walls with a person when you have to openly Read More