In the past few weeks there’s been a shift in me. If you’ve followed my blog you know that some of my posts in the last year or two (quite possibly even more) have been pretty dark and filled with feelings of loneliness. Some would even say downright negative and whiny. Ouch. I’ve been honest… Continue reading Changing Gears: How I finally saw myself as a good mom
I often had that dream in High School where I would be standing in front of the big huge metal gates to the school entrance ready to start the day, only to suddenly realized as I walked through and towards my locker that I was stark naked. It was a horrible dream. Every ounce of… Continue reading Worse than the naked dream
As I sit here in the dark keeping watch over my little Elysse, the thought of a grateful heart and right attitude stand firm in my mind. Sleep eludes me right now. An hour ago Elysse got sick to her stomach, but being the strong girl she is she just calmly listened to my soothing… Continue reading Grateful heart
Traveling with kids is totally doable and can be fun! Just try not to have expectations and know it will be unpredictable. Ha! Did that just make your heart jump?! Last weekend when my husband walked in from work and all us girls exchanged our welcome hellos with him, I excitedly asked “want to go… Continue reading Destination: Joshua Tree
I love reading and sharing positive quotes. They remind me to see the blessing in every day life and to be appreciative. It’s so easy to let negative thoughts or words make a permanent residence in our mind and so why not make sure that we take conscious efforts to ward off the negative vibes… Continue reading When you change your perspective it’s easier to see the good
Long before Legos on the floor, the sound of little feet running through the rooms, laughter from tickles, wipes, tantrums, story time, and diaper changes there was you and her. There were lazy afternoons, dating, long conversations, laughter, and visions of what a home filled with children would be. There was a white dress, wedding… Continue reading Husbands, remember your wife.
If you’re looking for that piece that’s going to have an uplifting ending, this isn’t it. This is the truth of the mom driving in her car after experiencing near chaos with her 2 year old in her dance class while tears well up in her eyes (the mom not the child) and she asks… Continue reading The ugly moments of parenting