Last week I blogged about choosing a word for the year. A word that could bring meaning to this year during the good and bad times. I thought it would be a little harder for me to find my word sense I tend to really complicate things but amazingly it came to me pretty easy.… Continue reading My Word
As we step into this new year, this new decade, I look back at all the changes that it's held for me. It was huge!! I entered 2009 as a single parent to my oldest daughter and I leave 2019 married to my best friend with four daughters, a step son and having reconnected with… Continue reading A Final Look
Ever since my grandparents passed Christmas with my family is different, not bad, just different. I never know if we are all gathering together for Christmas or just having it with our immediate families. It's so haphazard and disorganized. This year, thankfully, we all got together and celebrated together and it was a blessing. It… Continue reading Pedal On
"May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve."
After all my anxiety and running around like a crazy 😜 woman, all went well. Yes, there were tears (Kayla), there was some tummy aches (Bethany) and lots of reapplying makeup (Reagan) but we survived. We even managed to get to the recital early and find great seats!!! Life came up roses yesterday. Now let's… Continue reading Take A Bow
The twins have been involved in a hip hop class once a week after school and this weekend is the performance. Yesterday, as we ran around trying to get to the dress rehearsal I remembered quite vividly why I'm a horrible dance mother. This role takes a lot of time and practice and I'm more… Continue reading Dance Mom?
When my oldest was little I was always trying to come up with cute and fun new ways to get her to clean her room, get dressed for the day, etc....Sometimes what came out wasn't on purpose but it worked! By accident, one day during a huge snowfall, I said let's put on our shoes… Continue reading Shoes and Boots
"If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else." ~ Ann Landers