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 […]

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 […]

My Kids Come Third — A Blessed Mom’s Priorities

Priority #1 – Faith & Spirituality A Blessed Mom has the opportunity to shape a life (maybe more than one).  Prayer brings the intention and action together.  I want what’s best for my family.  I intend it.  Christ will give me strength and wisdom to do it.  Daily consultation.  Daily devotion.  A daily download of spirituality.  Sometimes it’s all […]

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