This weekend mom and I got to celebrate my kids’ 16th birthday! We live in different states – so we drove to see them and celebrate. On the way there, we received some news that my Nana wasn’t doing well. We needed to let the kids know, but didn’t want to do it until we … More Parenting Wins and Fails
Hey you! Can I be honest with you? I’m struggling today. And for the last couple days. It’s so interesting because I have basically been elated for weeks with all the traveling, time with friends and personal development activities. But the last few days I have been feeling like “What was I thinking!?”, “Who do … More A bit of honesty…
Today is Jorjia’s 4th anniversary for her sobriety. It’s kind of like it is her re-birthday. Her new life of sobriety started 4 years ago today. ￼ I remember celebrating the daily, weekly and monthly victories; as she began this walk. 100 days which then led into 6 months, and finally that 1st year clean … More Happy 4th Re-Birthday!
Getting that unexpected call during the night made my heart pound. I instantly began to wonder what was wrong. The voice on the other end of the line was sobbing uncontrollably. My chest tightened. “I’m so sorry mommy. I am so sorry. I can’t stop mom. I can’t.” My heart sank. Terror filled me. My … More Just One More Drink
“Life isn’t about finding yourself, its about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw My whole life I was always trying to ‘find myself’ to figure out who I was. I would stress myself out endlessly over not knowing. How does one find themselves? How do we know who we are? One day someone told me that … More Authentically You
Ok, I have to start off this blog admitting that I don’t really spend much time on YouTube. Periodically I will watch this or that, but it’s never really been something that has kept me very captivated. So, when our good friend Pastor George Burnash told us about his YouTube Channel, I put it on … More Not Just Another YouTuber
‘Oh. You homeschool?’ Used to be asked with such disdain. There was almost an air of superiority in the voice of the questioner at times, or occasionally a tone of utter disbelief. I would cringe when I heard it. I felt as if I had to defend myself and my daughter. Poor thing, she would … More Oh? You homeschool!?
I read something in the newspaper the other day that really ticked me off and saddened me. Sometimes I read the articles where people are asking for advice, I find it interesting. This time it was a gentleman writing to the woman about his marriage. In his letter, he stated that basically he wasn’t feeling … More Maybe You Should Just Give Up.