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 […]

*GIVEAWAY* Writing the Soul: 180 Degree Turn

A month or so ago I was approached to do this post.  I didn’t really know what to expect as I read the words and made sense of what was expected of me.  Tell my story?  What story would I tell?  How would I tell it?  Then it hit me…..the story of Jess and I! […]

Thankful Thursday 3/16

I am going to focus on one thing for Thankful Thursday and that is my dinner last night. Last night my son James had a fundraiser for his class camping trip.  The fundraiser was at a restaurant and the restaurant was going to be donating a portion of the bill to the school. Well, the […]

FBF: Happy Birthday Mom

One year ago I wrote this post for my Mother on her birthday.  Today, I share it in the same spirit.  Happy Birthday Mom.  I love you! This morning I woke up thinking, I’m happy it is my “Whatever Wednesday” on here so that I can pay tribute to my mother. Today is my mom’s […]

What Works For Me: When the Kids are at Their Other Homes

For just over 6 years now I have had to figure out how to best deal with life when my kids aren’t with me.  It used to be very, very hard for me.  When they aren’t with me, that means that I don’t have control.  Not having control isn’t something I am naturally comfortable with. […]

New Years Eve 2016

Can you believe it? It is New Years Eve…AGAIN.  The close of another year.  The last page of another chapter in our life.  A time of recognition and hope. I would like to first say that today is our 5 year Wedding Anniversary!! This man is the love of my life and I am so […]

Wife, Mom, Stephanie

Reading this short post helped remind me why I need to get back into gear.  I deserve some time for myself and some hobbies that are only mine.  Eating Healthy, Going to the Gym, Reading New Books and of course Blogging! When I’m not happy,  no one else is either! I’m not good at hiding […]