Author Archives: Alliah Czarielle

Why I Don’t Always Think About Hemophilia

When I tell people I’m married to someone with hemophilia, I get different reactions. Some people are genuinely curious and want to know more about my husband’s condition. They’ll ask several questions about the hows and whys of his bleeds, and are often curious about treatment. On the other hand,…

Motherhood Can Be Stressful, but It Also Keeps Me Sane

“Motherhood is messy. And challenging. And crazy. And sleepless. And giving. And still unbelievably beautiful.” — Rachel Martin For me, motherhood is all of these things that blogger and author Rachel Martin suggests it is. Quite often it is tiring. Every day, I have a lengthy to-do list to…

Finding Contentment in Change

Want to be happier and more content in life? Embrace change, a study published in The Review of Economic Studies notes. I did a double take when I first read about the study at cnbc.com. Oftentimes, change and contentment are presented as completely opposing ideas. The stereotypically “content”…

Living One Day at a Time

Lately I’ve been feeling stuck. My life seems to have taken on the appearance of an infinite to-do list. The moment I tick off a box, three more appear. Every day, I am literally out of breath running errand after errand, with the ultimate goal of somehow staying afloat. Bills…