What is a habit? A habit is something you do daily without thinking much about it. It just naturally flows into you day and doesn't stand out to you as something you trained yourself to do. Want to become a new person or start doing new things? Well the trick is to make those actions … Continue reading Creating a Habit
First let me say to all of you my tree comes fully loaded with ornaments most of them special in some way. The tree is brimming with memories from my childhood, handmade ornaments from my children's school and craft times with family members and special gifts from cherished loved ones. I take my time looking … Continue reading Treasures of Christmas- My Favorite Ornaments
One thing I have learned in the past 10 years of being a parent and sending out yearly Christmas cards is...stop trying to outdo yourself! You think that your friend's adorable Christmas cards are your competition but really you are thinking about last years cards and how to top that. Stop it momma! Now is … Continue reading Taking Christmas Card Photos
You never want to think anything is wrong with your child. He's perfect, you think. It couldn't be anything serious. So what do you as a parent when you realize that this isn't the case? Our son was recently diagnosed with ADHD, something that had never been on our radar.He's always been different and we … Continue reading Dealing with a diagnosis for your child
So how did your morning start friends?! This wonderful Wednesday began with my daughter waking up with a wad of chewed gum in her hair in our house! How could that even happen you may ask, however with kids there is no telling where food may end up and in this case it was gum … Continue reading Is that gum in your hair?! (Or managing a stressful situation calmly)
We sit down in the pew at church and my daughter looks at the Nativity that was just set up and then gazes at me and says, "Jesus is the light of the world and that light never goes out." I look down at her totally proud and smile and then she says "I know … Continue reading Confidence vs Arrogance…how much do your kids affect their siblings?
Be honest: how much do you even think about this? I can tell you I went through a lot of years of my life and didn't take the time to worry about me; I was spending all my time worrying about being a good mom, and finding time in my hectic retail schedule to even … Continue reading Finding the time for mom…
Raising a sensitive kid. Parenting struggles.
Fun fall birthday party theme! Double Duty use of those Halloween and Day of the dead decorations.
Every night, as I'm cleaning up from dinner or running around to whatever the next event we have scheduled for the day, I’m thinking about what's for lunch the next day. It's the parenting struggle to find something that your kids will actually eat, that you are happy to pack them (please eat your veggies … Continue reading “We’re out of paint, so…”or Repairing my struggle with lunches