Aug 31 2017

Seasons in Life

Since I recently wrote about missing the baby and toddler years and being so busy with our schedule, I began reminding myself of how blessed I really am. I do this when I get on my pity pot about something. I whine and complain and then a little voice gives me this annoying pep talk …

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Aug 24 2017

Another Season of Busy

Anyone else feeling the crazies set in of school and after-school activities beginning? Oh sure. I could be a sane mother who lets their kid participate in just one activity at a time. But oh no, I said yes to four dance classes and soccer for both kids. My neighbor is letting her son play …

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Aug 17 2017

First Day of School Feelings

I’m feeling all the feelings this morning as the kids go back to school. We were all ready for today. Summer freedom was turning to boredom, turning to let’s all bicker with each other instead. This family needed some space. Great summer memories and time together but looking forward to a change. Now the house …

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Dec 09 2016

Trying to Keep Perspective When Times are Tough

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I told my sister I was thinking of not doing a Christmas card this year. We were supposed to have family pictures done and now that we’re up against a time crunch, I’m not exactly feeling full of cheer and cheesy poses. I don’t want to worry over matching outfits, the perfect lighting, etc. I’m …

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Sep 23 2016

Honest Confessions from Inside the Dressing Room

I went shopping for a dress tonight to wear to my (20 year, yikes) class reunion. As I wandered through Macy’s some nice big cozy sweatshirts caught my eye. Perfect fall attire. But no, I was on a mission. I resisted the urge to look and went to the formal dress section. In the juniors …

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