In the trenches of motherhood

You can tell that spring is just around the corner when ants pop up everywhere in your house. We are under an invasion of epic proportions. Their presence made me think of a fact I read in one of my kids wildlife magazines. Did you know that the queen ant detaches her wings when she is ready to reproduce.... Continue Reading →


Shame and the blog

I've been working my way through Brene Browns book, "The Gifts of Imperfection". I'm definitely going to have to reread it after I finish. It's an easy read and has lots of good thought provoking information to delve into. It seems that everyone knows who Brene Brown is but me. She has been a TED... Continue Reading →

Self Help

It has been a long year and I'm not even at the year anniversary of my mom's death. This winter hasn't been helping either. It has seems longer, darker, colder and harder than I ever remembered. I guess I thought that by now I would have my life back in some way and grief would... Continue Reading →

Forecast: Mostly Sunny

Last week I quit my job to return to being a stay at home mom. This decision didn't come lightly. While I have so much in my life that is good and extraordinary. Even the fact that I can spend time in my life writing a blog is amazing blessing. I have two  healthy kids,... Continue Reading →

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