“Why do you cut the ends off the ham before you put it in pan?”, asked the young daughter-in-law. “Because my mother always cut the ends off of the ham before she put it in the pan to bake, and it always tasted amazing.”, replied the mother-in-law. “But why?” she persisted. The son, being the … More Is Your Truth True?
Have you ever heard ‘live within your means?’ I used to think that that was to try to encourage me not to overspend, or perhaps not to buy things so that others would be impressed by what I had. While I don’t disagree with either of those definitions, I have now begun to question that … More Stop Living In Your Mean….
𝑶𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒖𝒑𝒐𝒏 𝒂 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆, there was a little girl and her mama. They both had dreams that were much larger than they were! They spent a lot of time together, dreaming about the future and chatting about it. Time went on, and while sometimes it seemed the dreams were far away and forgotten, unbeknownst to … More And so it begins….. (or The Secret We Share)
Imagine looking through the window and seeing me sitting, surrounded by papers, and computers (yup, more than 1), tea cups, water bottles, pens, headphones and crumpled tissues….. staring into space. Can you see it? Now, see me slowly get up, and leave the mess, walk to my bedroom, and lay down on the bed with … More Performance Paralysis…. (or why can’t I do this?!)
Jorjia and I knew that beginning a blog would take a lot of work, but we also knew that there would be many great things about starting it. ⁃ One of the benefits of doing this blog as a mother daughter team is that neither of us would be doing it alone. ⁃ Another was … More We Dropped The Ball
Recently I have been dealing with major mood swings. I have been battling a lot of depression and feeling overwhelmed. This being the case I have been exploring ways to cope with these feelings. One of the things that I have found helpful is coloring. I have always enjoyed being artistic, but when I am … More Color Me Happy
The weather down here was quite delightful, Compared to back home which was frightful. We’d left ice, snow and freezing temperatures behind, Came to the sunshine state to see what we’d find. As young parents our private moments were precious and few, So a night time stroll helped our relationship renew. I remember like yesterday, … More A Walk To Remember
Well here it is, here I am. I have been struggling with a dark cloud. A very deep, very dark depression – not to the point of suicidal thoughts (well nothing I felt I was going to act on). I’ve been mostly honest with people close to me about where I am and how I’m … More What Came First, the Chicken or the Egg?
Delegation vs. Bossiness I was a very choleric child. (If you haven’t read Florence Littauer’s Personality Plus – it’s a must read!) I can remember playing dolls with my friends and telling them what their dolls needed to say to mine. We would play house and I would explain to them what they needed to … More Delegation vs. Bossiness
A few weeks ago, I experienced a traumatic incident. I can’t go in to detail, but the jest of it is that myself and a couple of my friends helped save a life. I gave CPR for the first time. Everything turned out fine, the individual is okay. I was not. I was traumatized. I … More Growing Through Trauma