What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

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



Today I was your wife….

Today I wasn't the nurse but rather the wife, who took the phone call from you saying that something was wrong and you were going to the emergency room.  Today I felt my heart stop, when you, usually so disinterested... Continue Reading →

A lie by omission is still a lie…..

As a mom lately I have been coming up short in many areas.  I have been short on patience, short on time, and short on enthusiasm.  I am not sure what it is with my boys.  Maybe it's the end... Continue Reading →

Falling short and falling apart.

If only for a moment we could undue our mistakes, atone for our omissions, and seek true forgiveness and understanding for how we rationalized our actions.  Then maybe, just maybe we could find some peace amongst the voices in our... Continue Reading →

The participation trophy issue…..A mom speaks out….

   As parents we all want the best for our children.  We want them to try their best and as we encourage their efforts.  We want them to be successful and well-rounded.  We want them to have a sense of... Continue Reading →

I’d rather be a guest…..

Growing up I couldn't wait to have a home of my own so that I could host family dinners, parties and holiday events.  It all seemed so elegant and glamorous to have people gathered together socializing, laughing, and having a... Continue Reading →

Keeping the tradition alive….

   Ten years ago for my eldest son's first birthday, I decorated my first cake - and I am not talking about whipping out a can of Betty Crocker icing and slathering it on some baked chocolatey goodness.  Rather, I... Continue Reading →

Honored to be Nominated!!!

What a great feeling to, in the middle of a chaotic food shopping trip today, look at my phone and see that I was nominated for the Liebster Award by adriennea3.  Earlier in the day I had seen that she... Continue Reading →

Blogs that inspire you to think….

 There is never a greater feeling than that of the proverbial lightbulb moment.  In scrolling through the different blogs that are out there, I find that I have been inspired on many levels by many different people.  Two blogs in... Continue Reading →

Hey Moms, “Let your Inner Goddess Loose….”

When I became a mom I unknowingly traded in high heels for flip-flops; skinny jeans for yoga pants, sexy underwear for less than sexy underwear, stylish blouses for sweatshirts and almost perfect hair for pony tails.  It was kind of... Continue Reading →

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