KatieMae Blog

Are You in a Circle or in a Cage?

Self-care is the deliberate act of taking care of our physical, mental, and emotional health, but it is an essential aspect of our lives we tend to overlook. Most of us have learned that self-care is making sure we eat right, exercise, and get the right amount of...

It’s Been a Minute Since My Last Blog

If I am honest, it's been approximately 237,600 minutes since my last post. I did attempt to blog, but physical and emotional problems took control and prevented me from doing anything outside of going to work and coming home. There Are Times Our Bodies Give Us No...

Our Perception Is like a Shifting Kaleidoscope

Early in our dating relationship, my now husband, Kenn and I decided to go to a movie with friends.  Before heading out, Kenn chose to bring along a beer for the drive. Back in 1979, Idaho didn't have the open container law it does now.  It was legal to...

Words Are the Most Powerful Force Available to Humanity

Everything Begins With A Word "I wish you'd just hit me," Jess whimpered after she fell to the floor late one evening. She knew without even looking up at him that Oliver's face was crimson from the burning rage of words he had just spewed at her. Jess forced her eyes...

A New Year To Rediscover Your Purpose

Finding Yourself I'm a little late to the party. Here we are almost halfway through January, and this is my first post of the new year. The truth is, I have taken a much-needed break from blogging these past several weeks. I've felt guilty about it, but now that I am...

I Will Always Be Grateful For Thoughts & Prayers

Friday morning, I received a text from my oldest daughter saying that her husband was at urgent care for whatever was ailing him for the past week. He thought it was just the flu and could let it run its course, but when he missed Thanksgiving with the family because...

How to Move When You Don’t Want Too

The Art of Happy Moving I've been dragging my feet for the past several months. I had grand plans to go through every room in the house and purge closets, corners, and rooms that have become a place filled with 20 years of crap. The goal was to have this completed by...

The Blessings of Those Who Weather the Storm with Us

Creating a World of Kindness This past week, our family came face to face with an unexpected storm. My mom's husband, Don, was packed and ready for his two-week vacation with his dear friend, Bill, in Texas. The morning of his flight as he walked downstairs to the car...

The Importance of Seeing the Vision For Your Life

What Is Your Vision? This week my husband and I woke up to find Max, one of our dachshunds, cowering in the hallway. He wanted to follow his brother upstairs to go outside, but something was preventing him from the task he has done every morning for the past 12 years....

Motherhood – When You Work Yourself Out of the Job

The Heart of A Mother Summer is coming to an end, and I know many women who will be facing the emotional transition of sending their child to college and returning to an empty nest. The term empty nest seems harsh as I envision a mama bird pushing her baby out of the...

Why It’s Important to Share Your Story

We All Have A Story To Share! They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what is a story worth? We all have stories. From the time we are born until the moment we breathe our last breath, we are the main character in the chapters of our lives. With each...

The Importance of Living a “What If” Life

What If? Walking through the parking lot, I saw a young man approaching people as they walked into the store. Most ignored him, or held up their hand indicating they weren't interested in anything he had to say. I scanned the door, hoping to get by without being...

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