Moaning Molly’s Massive Meltdown

The other day I took Molly to the local library for a toddler time session. Anything like this is hit and miss with Molly. She’s not a fan of group activities but I take her to encourage her to mix with other kids. She’s starting school in September and there’s…

Gratitude List #1

When I sat down at my computer to write a blog post a few days ago, I never intended the outcome to be a post about writing gratitude journals and gratitude lists. I had been feeling down for the best part of the day and it was affecting my ability to…

How do you write a Gratitude List?

Have you ever heard of a gratitude list or a gratitude journal? They are like a diary where you record all the things you are grateful for, the things you have to feel positive about, or even what you want to give thanks for. Keeping a gratitude journal or writing a…

One Step at a Time

One step at a time. Not a leap. Not a jump. Just one step at a time! Sometimes, the pressures of life can get us down. Every day stresses are normal, and for the most part, we deal with the pressures and move on. But what if you are struggling…

What is Endometriosis?

From a young age, I knew my periods weren’t ‘normal’. They were really heavy and excruciatingly painful. I tried talking to my doctor about it; endometriosis was briefly mentioned. She recommended I have a baby to solve the problem (I was fifteen). Then she sent me on my way with…

Life Overhaul: Going from Stressy to Serene

Hi there! Welcome to the Serenely Sam blog and my very first post! I’m Sam, and prior to blogging here at Serenely Sam, you could find me blogging as Stressy Mama. I dedicated a year of my life to the Stressy Mama blog but I needed a change! You can…