I've recently been writing a lot of fiction. It's my escape, because we all need a mental break or two right now. Okay, I need about fifty million breaks—which comes in the form of fictional words. So, I've been signing up for competitions and trying my hand at different types of fictional works to improve … Continue reading A gift of ‘equality’
Okay, it’s true, my world is not always the sunshine and rainbows of parenting. Yeah, okay, the parenting part isn’t sunshine and rainbows either. Not often anyway. But we already knew that, right? I’ve mentioned before that writing is an integral part of me. This blog helped me grow and develop my craft until I … Continue reading When there’s passion outside parenting
Target. The place moms have decided is the retreat we crave. What is it though? Is it the one-stop-shop? Or the affordability? Maybe it’s the adorable collections they offer and the great marketing that makes us want it all. Worse, maybe it’s because as moms we’ve let go of the things that seem unreachable. We’ve … Continue reading Target – a retreat for the moms…
The general consensus has been to rid our lives of this awful year. This year that has brought so many of us to a point of exhaustion, frustration, and many, many tears. Shall we recap? No, I don’t think so. You don’t need me to remind you of pandemics, lives lost, imprisonment in our homes, … Continue reading Good Riddance, or Thank You, 2020?
This one is all about the moms, and for the moms. While the parenting club and dads are not left in the cold, today I can reflect on this, because as a mother, I rely a lot on My Mom Club. Truthfully, I’ve been beat down lately, just like the best and worst of us. … Continue reading My Mom Club
Tonight I am sitting here with my children as they watch a Christmas movie. Personally, I am so excited to have the enjoyment of the holidays in our house amidst another stay-at-home order in place. But, I also sit here, struggling to write something upbeat and from the heart. Writing for my blog has been … Continue reading Got the Holiday Blues?
Have you noticed a trend in social media posts lately, encouraging you to be thankful on Thursdays? This trend has arrived at the right time. We have had many things impact all our lives this year. None of us can deny it has been a challenge. And for some, it may have been the most … Continue reading Thankful Thursday
You know that moment when you are pushed so far you are about to fall off the ledge? And maybe you even do? You lose all sense of control, frustrated beyond belief, and can’t get back to a rational place to stay firmly grounded. Your child, learning from home, chooses fit throwing over giving even … Continue reading The breaking moments
Okay, how many parents feel like you are in the thick of it? Like never before. Yes, you no doubt know the feeling, and you can say first hand this stuff, the stuff we are working through, is some of the hardest! We knew technology was ever evolving. We’ve talked about how our children would … Continue reading In the thick of it
A thought to contemplate today, and perhaps tomorrow as well. We live our lives everyday, either happy or mad, at ease or stressed, hoping and dreaming. We admire others lives, and have hopes for change in our own. Whatever it may be, we have the life we live. But how we view it is up … Continue reading This is the Life We Live