How to Be Happy in One Simple Step

I guess I don’t have to tell you how elusive happiness can be.  You get depressed just looking at your Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter feed–seeing how cool everyone else’s life is. Everyone knows THAT mom.  The one who has it all together.  She always has a smile on her face.  There’s never a hair out of […]

Military Veteran & Family Man – My Pa

First of all, Happy Veterans’ Day!  I can’t imagine this country without the sacrifice of so many brave men and women starting with the Revolutionary War to the present day.  The families of these Veterans have made huge sacrifices themselves – time spent apart from serving family members, Moms/Dads playing dual roles, homes forever on […]

Giving Thanks – A Blessed Mom’s Mealtime Prayer

When the girls began eating baby food at four months old, we started blessing each meal.  Giving thanks.  Sure they didn’t have a clue, but it was about getting in the routine.  Setting a precedent. Remember that simple mealtime blessing? “God is Great, God is Good. Let us thank Him for our food. By His […]

Why Your Best Isn’t Good Enough

I took out running today in the humid, after-rain morning sun.  As I mentioned in a previous post, The Mommy-Tummy Challenge, I’ve never been what you could call “athletic.”  I know I could have been what with my sturdy legs and family history of basketball players (mom & aunts) and track runner/football player (dad), but […]

Mars vs Venus: The Curse of Adam & Eve

If I am being completely honest, there are days that I wish I could take a mulligan.  I wish I could do them over.  As fun and smile-y as I seem, I have quite the irritable side that only comes out to play at home.  You know what I’m talking about, right?  I know I’m […]

5 Simple Affirmations to Improve Your Child’s Self-Image

**NOTE: Near the end of the article, don’t miss the FREE PDF download that I’ve created for you. I love to watch houses being built.  Women usually take great care and pride in building/making a home.  There are so many choices.  Where do you want electrical outlets?  What flooring?  Paint colors? Cabinetry?  Electrical and plumbing […]

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