What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

A mom shares lessons learned as she juggles her family and career….


September 2015

What every woman deserves after she is done having children….

I don't think that anyone can ever quite mentally prepare you for the lasting effects that pregnancy and giving birth has on your body.  Between the saggy breasts, the stretch marks, skin pigment changes, and the muffin top (enhanced in... Continue Reading →

With homework time there should be alcohol….lots and lots of alcohol…

Okay moms of school-age children - I don't know about you, but in my household, homework time is fraught with moans, groans, whining, meltdowns, and repetitive phrases of "this is so hard."  They barely have their assignments out of their... Continue Reading →

When mommy needs some sleep….

I freely admit that I have been burning the candle at both ends and it's starting to show.  With the kids back in school I've added overseeing homework (just shoot me now) and making lunches to my already lengthy list... Continue Reading →

Today I was the nurse….

   Today I had to look a family in the eyes and tell them that the needed to prepare themselves for the worst - that their mom, their sister, their friend might die.  Today I looked into the eyes of... Continue Reading →

The faces of angels…

They may try my patience throughout the day.  The may be loud, intense, demanding, needy, and inquisitive.  They may be full of energy, high-spirited, occasionally whiney, and sometimes rude.  They may zap my energy, test me often, and push me... Continue Reading →


     Maybe it's because I am a mom and my time is already spoken for so those things that I need to do for myself take a back seat until the last possible second.  Maybe it's because I seem... Continue Reading →

Week 2: The Ending is Yours Story Challenge

Okay - while I had some views and positive feedback I had no "bites" on this feature attempt.  However, I am not one to give up so easily so let's give this a try again. The background for "The Ending... Continue Reading →

Finding my voice….Why I blog.

Sometimes amidst all of the chaos that is my life, the only tranquility that I can claim for myself is this time - the stolen 5 or 10 minutes in which I can express my feelings, vent my frustrations, share... Continue Reading →

Take a moment….

   Take a moment today to count your blessings.  Take a moment to remember all those who lives were lost and who gave their lives on this fateful day 14 years ago.  Take a moment to hug your children and... Continue Reading →

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