Parenthood

Teach them when they are young…

The other night we were eating dinner. And as most dinners go with toddlers, Q never wants to eat what I cook. We say, “If you want to have a dessert, you need to eat all of your dinner.” He then repeats “but I want dessert” about 50 times. With smoke coming out of my… Continue reading Teach them when they are young…

Inspiration · My Journey · Parenthood

And the waves came crashing down…

Grief is a funny thing. A good friend once told me that grief comes in waves. You will have days when you feel strong and days when waves of grief, anger, confusion and sadness come crashing over you. The waves came crashing over me today. It’s been almost 2 months since our miscarriage (that story here)… Continue reading And the waves came crashing down…

Inspiration · My Journey

I’m 92 and I’m just getting started

What if even though you get older in age, you grow younger? Culturally we are taught that after we reach a certain age, we are done. We are done growing. We are done dreaming. We are done trying new things. Meet 72 year old Ruth Flowers. At age 68, she decided to become a Club… Continue reading I’m 92 and I’m just getting started

Inspiration · Married life · My Journey · Parenthood

Mother Nature’s Worst Trick

My husband and I are sitting in the Ultrasound room in shock. We can’t believe our eyes, nor can we believe what we just heard. “Your pregnancy isn’t viable.” The Ultrasound technician speaks to us as if she was talking to us about the weather. I look at the screen and I see the 9 week… Continue reading Mother Nature’s Worst Trick

Healthy Living · Inspiration · My Journey · Parenthood

5 Ways for Busy Moms to Get Fit

As moms can attest, life gets crazy hectic once you start expanding your family and making little ones of your own. Before mommy-hood, you had so much time for yourself. You could go wherever you wanted, whenever you wanted without having to time everything around nap and bedtimes, so you weren’t the parent with THAT… Continue reading 5 Ways for Busy Moms to Get Fit

Inspiration · Married life · My Journey · Parenthood

A New Season, A New Me.

We are about to embark on a new journey of renovating our new home. To be honest, I’m feeling so many different emotions. I’m excited to finally have a home to call our own again. I’m excited that we get a chance to customize our home exactly the way we want it. At the same… Continue reading A New Season, A New Me.

Inspiration · My Journey

2 Steps to Conquer Self Doubt

I started reading a new book by Norman Vincent Peale called “The Power of Positive Thinking” and I really want to share with you the things I am learning in every chapter in hopes that maybe it will inspire you in some way as it already has me in just reading the first chapter. Ch.… Continue reading 2 Steps to Conquer Self Doubt