One thing I’ve learned since becoming a mom is that every day is full of calm and chaotic moments. It’s not ever just one or the other, but a mixture of both. I don’t know that I ever took time to make this observation prior to having children. Probably because my life is no longer… Continue reading Calm and Chaos
I love lazy mornings with no plans in sight for hours. They make me feel so calm. The kind where it’s 9 in the morning and everything feels light and airy because there is no rush of an appointment to get to. It’s Thanksgiving day and not only am I off work, but Manny is… Continue reading Grateful for the calm
I had the most delightful morning today. Last night when we got back from having dinner at a neighbor’s house, I checked my phone and had a message from a new friend. She’s the mom of one of the girl’s in my daughter’s first grade class and we work together as room mom for the… Continue reading Slow down, enjoy life
I’m sitting here while my daughter is in dance class when suddenly my eyes begin to well with tears. And I think to myself thank God there is no one here right now to ask me a question so that I don’t have to lift my face; which is slightly covered by my fallen strands… Continue reading Happy tears
I feel like I might explode from all the goodness that filled my heart today. I saw my entire day from a lense of gratitude, and God’s love and reminder that life is truly beautiful in the good and the difficult. Celeste had her very first homecoming parade at school to cheer on the football… Continue reading All the many little moments that equate to so much goodness
You know what makes me smile? A beautiful inspiring quote. I love to pass along motivational messages that help remind myself, and anyone else that may come across it, that our blessings are greater than our struggles. We just need to look for them and allow our hearts to see those blessings during the difficult… Continue reading Monday happiness!
It’s such a beautiful day in sunny Southern California that you would think it is May instead of almost mid November. One of my favorite seasons is Fall, and while I would love to see more of those overcast cool days and more Autumn leaves, I can’t help but smile when the air is cool outside… Continue reading Grateful For Life