As the kids start back to school, we go back to work, and our “normal” schedules resume… I’m hoping that this mama doesn’t just jump back on that same hamster wheel. Running endlessly, getting nowhere, fighting the same bad habits, getting sucked into whatever drama comes along… No more wheel for me! I remember when… Continue reading Here we go Again…
It’s January 1st. How many people do you think are caught in that crazy state of commitment to achieving new and aspiring heights of health, weight loss, fitness, clean eating, proper parenting, goal setting, income generating, novel writing, organized, fully decorated, and deeply insightful living? Just checking my email this morning I was faced with multiple… Continue reading 2014 the Year of Potential!
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WARNING… Crazy mom rant ahead! … I woke up the other day angry and upset because of a dream. In the dream I was angry because Tyler was not giving a good effort. Just ask any of my kids…. Lack of effort isn’t tolerated! In the dream Tyler was arguing with me and had a… Continue reading Changing Phases or the Culmination of Chaos
Next time…. That’s how I ended my last blog. I didn’t realize it would be over a month before I blogged again! Sometimes life just takes over and the days slip by with ZERO word count! I had good reasons this month, but don’t we usually have good reasons? I wonder how many other adventures,… Continue reading Next Time….excuses and heart trouble
WOW! It’s actually happened! I got a notification, you know those push notifications you can put on your phone JUST in case someone reads your blog AND comments!! And then this talented person honors me with the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! I’m honored and honestly inspired to keep trying to write! The Nominator (Is that… Continue reading Very Inspiring Blogger Award!
Sometimes I think I’m crazy. Sometimes I recognize that I’m a creative soul that hasn’t had the freedom or the nourishment to create. I believe I get this creative need from my dad. My dad had a sensitive heart, an eye for beauty, and the skills to create something from nothing. But he never had… Continue reading Creative Hope
I think most families who have more than one child can identify that ONE child who seems to challenge their patience, consume their time, and rattle their parenting skills. There is no doubt in our family which child serves this role. He is so brutally honest, even he would tell you that he is “that ONE.” We all… Continue reading That ONE
“Where is the teenage handbook?!!”……That’s the text message I got early this morning from one of my best friends. Really not sure why she thought I might have it! I’ve got 3 teenagers…and an 11 year old who thinks he is a teen. So out of those 4 do I EVER look like I have… Continue reading Teenage Handbook?