Birthdays are always a reminder of the passing time, the embrace of another year. Having four kids means there are more birthdays, and each one brings about a feeling of nostalgia, a lust for time to stand still if only for an instant. Not always, but often, I will catch myself in awe of a… Continue reading
Embracing this Season
Life is hectic. With four kids and three jobs and sports and master’s degrees and goals and plans, it seems that we are always coming or going. There is always a soccer game or a sick kid or a comforter that needs to be washed. We always need coffee creamer and diapers. We are always… Continue reading
To the Teachers making it Happen
A few weeks ago, my son’s teacher set up a drive through between the hours of 4-6 at his elementary school. The parents were able to stop by and pick up a bag put together by her. When I pulled up, there was a car in front of me, and I couldn’t help but notice… Continue reading
Letting go of Toxic People in your Life
There are articles all over the internet about allowing yourself to cut toxic people out of your life. If I’m being honest, my personality requires it. If I find someone toxic, I cut them out like a tumor. Plain and simple. I’ve always been that way. Sorry, but if you hurt more than you help,… Continue reading
4 Steps to being better Today
Usually I write about things that I think are more so geared toward moms, but this one applies to everyone across the board. Lately I’ve been considering what makes people happy and successful- two really broad topics. I feel like I’m really happy in my life, but I have so many dreams inside me, things… Continue reading
Why YOU shouldn’t Settle
WOWZERS. So, I was writing this morning and perusing through some of my old work! Remember how I mentioned why writing things down is SO important?! I freaked out when I read one of my old posts. I feel like it is SO important to share because this is a true testimony of never selling… Continue reading
Every Move you Make, Every Step you take- I’ll be Watching you.
It’s early Sunday morning, my husband made me a latte and we are listening to acoustic covers on spotify while life happens around us. Jack realized we didn’t have beans for breakfast (American readers are so confused, but in England, they eat beans with breakfast- at first I hated it, but now I’m hooked.) Anyway,… Continue reading
5 Things I learned about Motherhood from my Husband
YAYYYY! First brand new post on my new platform. I should have done this years ago, and to be honest, my last post made me realize I needed to just go for it. So here we are! If you have been reading my blogs for some time, I am going to be spending the first… Continue reading
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