I have always been one to take on many tasks. Always moving, always doing. The more the challenge, the more satisfying. Balancing, coordinating, and challenging myself has always been my way. I think I have finally met my match though, in this “new normal” and in motherhood. The one challenge that has me trying to … Continue reading How will we ever learn to manage these new, more challenging than ever before, times?
To the mama who wants and organized home, I see you. I get you. You are not alone. You organize the toys. Sort bins by types of toy. You go through the puzzle boxes and make sure the pieces are in the correct box. You decorate the book shelves after sorting books by types and … Continue reading To the mama trying so hard to keep her home organized
I’ve fallen off track recently. If you follow me, you know I have a themed post every day. And some weeks I’ll miss a post, but I’ll get right back to it the next day. My daily micro-blog posts keep me going and inspired. And hopefully they keep my readers inspired as well. But, I … Continue reading Falling off track for your good, and when to restart
When our youngest child was born I struggled to return to work. Having our third and final child brought me to a place of wanting to be home with our children. I want to be able to help them learn and grow, and be the person to care for and inspire them in these younger … Continue reading When do we know it’s right to make a change?
Today my sister sent me a message. I well thought out, sincerely written, message. A concern she had over something our oldest son told his cousin (her daughter) this weekend. This message was difficult for me to read for two reasons, but neither of which were her immediate concerns in sending it. My sister, like … Continue reading The Ever Evolving Experience of Parenting
The events in our country recently have created much unease across the nation. What happened to George Floyd was, without question, appalling, heartbreaking, and so blatantly cruel. The negativity toward our police officers is disheartening because the majority of them are truly here to serve and protect all of us. And the looting and destruction … Continue reading Perhaps it’s time we get pushed outside our comfort zones
This week we got an unexpected surprise. J discovered a wiggly tooth, and a couple short hours later lost his first tooth! Needless to say we were not prepared for this at all. We thought we had another year before we reached this milestone, but the universe had different plans. I had this idea of … Continue reading Cherishing the Milestones: Sometimes we aren’t prepared, but we can still embrace the change
This week has been bitter sweet. We get this unexpected and blessed time to spend with our children due to COVID-19. No matter how stressful, overwhelming, and ever changing this time may be, we all have taken moments to cherish the amazing beings that are our children. When J entered his first year of school … Continue reading In such an uncertain time, one thing I know for certain is the love from teachers
Today I drove for the first time in a week or so. I drove baby B to his 12 month well-child check. As he was scheduled to receive vaccinations, this visit was still considered essential amidst the Coronavirus lockdown. I thought it would feel good to get out of the house, to see people outside … Continue reading Why do I feel so out of place in the surroundings I love?
I am excited to introduce The Micro Daily, a new blogging format I am adding to my existing blog. The Micro Daily is referring to daily microblog posts that I will be sharing, with a day-of-the-week theme attached to each. What is a microblog post? A microblog post is a singular focused blog post. This … Continue reading The Micro Daily