REBLOG: Ten Minutes: Job for Season

I already knew in my heart that I’d be leaving said job sooner rather than later. About 6 weeks after this post, I put in my notice Now, I’m in a season where I’m choosing to be with my children more. Working only while they are in school. Having their breaks, snow days and vacations […]

Things we do for our children

I was trying to think about what to write this morning.  Thoughts were going through my head.  One of those thoughts was that I am going to Chuck e Cheese later with my six year old for a birthday party!!  That made me think…oh the things that we do for our children. I wrote earlier […]

Our Christmas Eve #Thisis38

When you have a blended family you have to make traditions that work for you.  In this family our Christmas Eve and Christmas day happen only when the 6 kids are in our home. The younger ones who still believe in the magic of Santa, will also choose to believe that Santa understands our family […]

Month of Thanks Day 7..A Gift

Day 7…a gift I am thankful for! Honestly, above anything and everything in this entire world that I am thankful for is the gift of raising my children God chose me to be their Mama. I was gifted the opportunity to carry 3 babies. To enjoy, endure and experience that process. The good, the bad […]

Mom Expectations #thisis38

I listened to a Podcast yesterday that spoke about all that Mom’s feel expected to do. Whether it is society, social media, family, friends or just ourselves placing those expectations. (Time To Wine Podcast, check it out) Well, I have to say, I don’t feel much pressure from others to be a certain way. I […]

Parenting #thisis38

Yesterday was our weeknight at church. Every week we go to church on Wednesdays for dinner, then the kids have activities. We are there for a couple of hours. Church is my home away from home. I’ve been going to the same church my entire life. My best friends in the world go there, my […]

Co-Parenting #Thisis38

My Timehop this morning is the inspiration for this post. Maybe what we decided to do on this day 8 years ago was setting us on the right path!  The path of respectful co-parenting.  Co-parenting done right.  The kind of co-parenting where we get compliments and kudos all the time. Maybe this, this right here […]

Our Final Days of Summer #Thisis38

We have just a a few days left of summer and we are certainly making the most of it. Yesterday we used our last 2 Groupons.  We spent an hour at Airtime where the kids bounced around, played dodge ball and basketball.  Then we moved onto Marvin’s Marvelous Mechanical Museum.  An arcade with both old […]

Morning Yoga #Thisis38

Last September I was fortunate enough to be a part of a Yoga class at my old employer.  I got to schedule and plan the entire day, meet with the instructor and participate.  I was very hesitant at first, as yoga isn’t really my thing. After participating for a couple of hours that day and […]

Charisma

The theme of my Yoga practice this morning was Charisma. The first thing that Adriene said this morning was that we were getting down to “Brass Tacks” which means to get down to the basics or the essentials. Adriene wanted to take us back to what it felt like to be a child.  To remember […]