Enjoy The Little Things In Life

Samuel had to have blood drawn today and he was not happy about it. The temps are back in the high 80’s and it was a teensy bit humid today, so I promised the kids slushies and a park once we left the hospital. This time we visited Thomas Cloud Park. The kids played and […]

My Definition of Happiness

There is nothing like the sound of children laughing one of those full belly laughs. I came out from the laundry room to this scene the other day. Ava said Samuel was torturing her…they were both laughing so hard. Samuel looks like he’s taking a breather before he starts round 2 of sibling torture aka […]

Learning To Live Fearless

When I asked for help on my Facebook page with writing prompts and someone suggested the word Fearless, it stuck with me. I talked about fear earlier this year in my post What Could You Do If You Weren’t Afraid? I wasn’t sure why I felt a strong need to write about being fearless. What else could […]

Single Mom-Homeschooling-Daily Life Tool Kit

This month started out so strong. Everything seemed to be going according to plan and then Murphy’s Law happened…. of course it did. We’re in the middle of the month and my to do list is nowhere near completed. There are a few things I can push until next month, or the end of summer, […]

I Am Not My Mother

Even as a child, Mother’s Day always felt dark to me. I’ve mentioned before how toxic my mother was. Wish I could say she’s changed, but she hasn’t. To this day I get flashes of my little 5yr old body hitting the red linoleum tile in our dining room….I don’t remember why she kept knocking […]