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What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

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

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The Scheduling Explosion…

So baseball season has begun for my boys which means 2 different teams, 2 different practice schedules, and two different game schedules.  Factor this on top my daughter's gymnastics schedule, my work schedule, some additional work responsibilities I just took... Continue Reading →

Trying to pare it down in 2019

In a world of surplus and excessiveness I am trying to take on a more simplistic approach when it comes to running my household.  That is, I am trying to buy only what I need when I need it.  I... Continue Reading →

Bending to the Breaking Point…

Lately I have been stretched to the max and pulled in so many different directions I am spinning.  Between issues with my kids, personal stressors, work-life IMbalance, and unexpected life turns I am tapped out, anxiety ridden, irritable, and just... Continue Reading →

Things I Continue to Learn as a Mom…

Breakfast time is a joke... When you don't make your children breakfast they will whine and complain about how hungry they are, how they hate cereal, and how they are still hungry even after eating two full bowls (of the cereal... Continue Reading →

Doing for Me…

As a mom it's so important to make time for yourself.  This can be a near to impossible feat for so many obvious reasons, BUT it is vital to your survival, your identity, and your sanity. I vowed that 2019... Continue Reading →

Why Motherhood Gets My Panties in a Bunch…

As a mother, I've come to realize that there are quite a few things that give me anxiety, are cause for me to worry, or result in my high level of stress.  Interestingly enough, they're not the big things you... Continue Reading →

Bullying 5.0

I have written about this topic on many occasions.  It is one that I am passionate about because my own child was a victim of such cruelty.  While his situation thankfully seems to have improved, for many children, their situations... Continue Reading →

When you become part of the magic…

Last year when my son was 12 we had to break the truth to him regarding Santa Claus.  My husband, his stepfather, couldn't believe that he actually still believed but knowing my son and the gentle soul that he is,... Continue Reading →

For the working mom…and dad….

If only I had the opportunity to be a stay at home mom.... to have the time to spend with my children the way that my mom did.  What I wouldn't give to have the opportunity to teach them, read... Continue Reading →

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