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I am full of emotion this month. I am crossing into a new season of life. My season of babies in the house is over. I remember writing this post when my little girl started kindergarden. WOW! Was that really 4 years ago? WOW! Just. Wow! My son should start kindergarden this year, but we decided that he is not ready. His birthday is at the age cut off and he would...

Today I saw something on tv. This lady was making a powerful difference in the world. Changing lives, traveling the world. It got me thinking. Am I making a difference? Why am I here? Am I making the world a better place? Is this the life I am intended to live? Am I doing enough? Then I looked up and saw these faces.The answer to all those questions is YES!If...

How many moms out there take advantage of naptime to get a few chores done around the house? It’s the perfect time of day to do this since your children aren’t following you around making messes where you just cleaned. However, using this free time to clean can make it harder for you to get a good workout in. Since staying fit is just as important as maintaining...

Today was one of those days. Holidays have a way of making us look back and remember. I remember July 4th celebrations at home with family and friends. Just last year we had our best friends over, BBQed, and did fireworks. This year was different. This year was simple. There were no friends or extended family. There were no late night laughs and catching up on life. But you know what? There was singing, laughing, Cajun BBQ, and lots of simple AMAZING moments. I took in every moment. Do you know what happens when it is just your simple...

We talked this weekend about the Malaysia Flight and other major issues happening in our world today. Up until Saturday I really did not have much information on what was happening with the missing flight or anything else. You see, I am a work at home mom. My day consists of working online in specific areas and chatting online with specific people. It includes animated shows like FROZEN playing on the TV. Usually those are on DVD or Netflix. I never watch the news. I do not get out much. I am not connected with outside things. On the...

I struggled to find a title for this post. It could have been many titles. Nothing fully encompasses what I am going to share. This is hard, but this is real. My blog tag line is “a real mom sharing real experiences” So I felt I needed to share this real part of my life with you. I know I am not alone. I hate discussing the big ‘d’ word…depression....

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