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By Courtney Elmer “80% perfect is perfect Courtney.”⠀⠀⠀⠀ This is what my dad would tell me when I was a girl. He saw my inner perfectionist and knew that in my quest for doing things 100% right all the time, I’d stress myself out over the 20% that didn’t matter to anyone else anyway.
By Courtney Elmer Have you looked in the mirror today? I’m sure you have at least once … what did you tell yourself? Was it something positive? Or were you silently kicking yourself for something you did or didn’t do? Something you have or don’t have?
By Courtney Elmer You might’ve heard the rumor about this thing called balance. In case you haven’t, it’s nothing more than an idea, really. Something that sounds really nice and that everyone wants, but that no one has ever defined.
By Courtney Elmer “I just want to live in the moment.” Ever said this to yourself? I definitely have. For years I felt like there was never enough time to get it all done. Whenever I sat there trying to embody whatever it meant to actually be “present,” I failed miserably. But one day things […]
By Courtney Elmer I can still hear the sirens blaring outside my hospital window. It was Mardi Gras day 2018. The Rex parade was rolling below, and I was almost 22 hours into labor with my son.
By Courtney Elmer Recently, someone asked me how I have so much energy with a baby boy as busy as my son AJ. She said my positive energy was rubbing off on her, and how much lighter she felt just talking to me.
By Courtney Elmer Ever wonder what Heaven and dirty diapers have to do with each Other? Me neither … until now. “Imagine someone looking at your family and seeing a glimpse of heaven.” When I heard this in the priest’s homily on Sunday, I didn’t know whether I should laugh, cry or roll my eyes.