Last night I sent a text to my husband expressing that it had not been an easy day. That our dog Biggie was a pill and the girls were little beasts. That I know I have a lot to be thankful for but that doesn’t mean that the days are a breeze. My text was… Continue reading Parenting: The grunt work and gratefulness
Last night was one of those just wow moments where I stop and think, oh my gosh, what is this? This is life. This is us, but in a really crazy funny way. This is my life now. I was thinking back to when it was just my husband and I, the pre-kids days. Do… Continue reading When some moments in life seem straight out of a sitcom
You could say I’m a little obsessed with positive/uplifting quotes. Much of what I put on my Instagram page are pictures of my family and of course quotes. And since I love reading positive and uplifting messages I therefore think there are probably other people out there like me that love them too. Maybe you’re… Continue reading How do we handle life’s great opportunities?
Hello friends, it’s been awhile. There have been so many moments I’ve wanted to stop by here and share how life has been and then, you know how it goes, one thing or another comes up. My mind feels saturated with ideas, thoughts, concerns and stories tonight. I wish I had hours to write and… Continue reading It’s not what we say but what we do
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