Dear MaMaw,

My Dearest MaMaw, So much has changed since you left us. I have had so much going on and so many changes this past year. 2018 has been rough on me. I know you are smiling down on us from heaven. The hardest thing for me to digest is the fact you left us before you could become a great-grandma. […]

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What Is It Like Being a Parent??

“Having a child is liking getting a tattoo…on your face. You better be committed.” – Eat Pray Love “When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.” – Erma Bombeck “Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare.” — Ed Asner I was asked recently, “what is it like […]

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What My Children Teach Me

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” -Angela Schwindt “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” -Franklin P. Adams I love to open up with my favorite quotes or quotes that inspired me to write a particular blog. What I find interesting […]

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LONG Mommy Day…….

Being a mom (or parent) is exhausting.  HAHAHA!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 Exhausting is an understatement. Can I get an “AMEN?” In fact, as I sit here writing this I’m on my 3rd cup of coffee and it is only 7:45 am. I’m feeling a little like a zombie or Mombie as the term is sometimes used. Let me tell you […]

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So This is How it Feels…..

**I originally posted this on February 25, 2012. This is about my husband when we first started dating.   “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – Stephen R. Covey “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who […]

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Graduation Day

**I originally posted this on February 25, 2012. This was taken from my journal and written on May 14, 2011, about my college graduation day. I still have no regrets about that day. You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you […]

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Am I Stubborn? Yes And Proud of It!

**I originally posted this on February 14, 2012. This post was a journal entry that I wrote on April 27, 2011. I was SO proud of myself this day. 🙂 “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Gandhi “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” […]

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