Living In A Bubble: Why I Like My Happy Place

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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 … [Read more...]

Dreams DO Come True! I Have An Announcement! #cbias

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I am sitting here about to scream with excitement of my big news! I am sharing this news to encourage those of you striving for the dream and thank the ones who helped me get to this place. I have worked from home now for 4 years. My blog became my "job" when I decided I wanted to stay home with my kids. I have shared my story many times with you all. I shared how to follow your heart and work … [Read more...]

26 Inspiring Quotes About Change

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Life is all about change.  I have been faced with a lot of change the last few years. The past few months with moving to Louisiana and new culture, new friends and a new home. Change is hard. Change can also be exciting! I have learned to embrace change! This year is all about embracing life! I am glad I made that my word for the year because the changes are not over! More changes are in the … [Read more...]

Discussing the Big ‘D’ Word (Depression is Real)

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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. I feel like I am saying a dirty four letter … [Read more...]

It’s A New Year! I’m Feelin’ So Fabulous With A New Do! #SoFabulous #cbias

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New Year! This year my word is embrace! I am going to embrace my beauty. This is something i struggle with. I do not feel pretty and have trouble making myself feel pretty. This year I want to embrace my size and the look that the Lord gave me. I decided to start by taking time on ME. This is totally new to me! Usually my hair is in a ponytail, no make up and I spend the day in my pajamas or … [Read more...]

No More Resolutions! My Word for 2014 is…

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This year I am doing something different. I am choosing one word to motivate and challenge me this year. No more resolutions that I will break by the 2nd week. This will be a new challenge and I am excited! I have spent the last several days trying to decide on my ONE WORD. Think of the POWER of ONE WORD! One word to focus on and keep fresh on your mind in the months ahead. I like what … [Read more...]

Finding Joy and Peace: 10 Scriptures To Encourage You

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Have you ever said to yourself: "What am I doing here?" OR "Why now?" OR "I don't understand!" I have been saying that a lot lately. We moved to Louisiana in October. I can not believe it has only been 2 months! WOW it seems much longer! I miss home. I miss my friends. I miss our house. I miss my family. I miss everything! The hard thing is that the kids are sad too. I am trying to stay positive … [Read more...]

How To Make Friends In A New Place – Real Tips From Readers

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So you may have read that we moved. We moved from an area that we had been in for over 30 years to a brand new area where we do not know a soul. Back at home I knew that if I left the house I was going to run into someone that I knew. It was a guarantee! It didn't mater where I was going! After living in a 20 mile radius for 30 years we knew everyone! At times it was annoying but usually I loved … [Read more...]

From Texas to Louisiana: Our Move

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I haven't been writing much the past month. Things have been a little crazy. A job sent our family from our home of 10 years right outside of Houston to a small town right outside of Lafayette. The funny thing to me is that it is only 4 hours from our old home yet we feel like we moved to another country! The culture, language, food and everything else are completely different. I can not possibly … [Read more...]

The Judgement of a Work at Home Mom

I shared how I am working to find balance in being a work at home mom. When I was coming up with my list to help balance work and life I started thinking about another word: judgement. When you work from home you have certain people who so not "get it". We really work! We work hard! When I started working full time on my site and was making a monthly income I started sending my youngest … [Read more...]

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