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

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

18 life lessons that I wish I knew before turning 30

Birthdays come and go, but the lessons live on. This past month I celebrated my 32nd birthday.  Each year I dread this day. Another year older, not really all that wiser, and so many things I have yet to accomplish on my bucket list. I’ve had my ups and down: falling in love and heart breaks, trials and tribulations (the list could go on). But Read More

Sometimes Things Aren’t Okay…. and That’s Ok {Navigating the Seasons of Life}

Sometimes things aren’t okay…. Seasons of life are a funny thing. Sometimes you don’t realize that you’re going through one until you’re in the middle of it. This season in my life feels like it’s been going on for a LONG time and sometimes I’m not ok. The emotions come and go, but I just can’t see an end to it. Today I saw an article Read More