Month of Thanks Day 1

I am thankful for the kind of family we are!!! What kind of family is that?  Well…it is the kind of family that walks around with people we have never met on Halloween like we’ve known each other for years! I don’t know if this happens to everyone and maybe it does.  I’d have to […]

Back To School #Thisis38

Today is the first day of school for our youngest 3 children.  Which means summer has come to an end and was wrapped up in a pretty little bow yesterday. My dream, my summer with the kids was everything that I ever could have hoped for!  I have high hopes that the pieces of work […]

Ten Minutes: Treasure

I am working on a bible study through this Lenten season.  It is my first bible study and I am really enjoying it.  There are a group of 18 of us or so, going through this journey together. Well I plan the posts for the day in our Facebook group.  I try to pull the […]

Thursday’s Ten 2/8

Be Brave The devotional that I have been reading each morning is called 100 days to brave.  At the end of today’s devotion it says Be Brave: Finish this sentence: I am significant because _______________________________, and here are the three ways that impact my life _______________________________________. Well how in the world do I answer that […]

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. […]

Why I stay Strong

Life is hard. ..it’s real F***ing hard.   I know it isn’t only hard for me.  There have to be other people that feel like this (like all the people EVER).   Though,  remarkably not enough that just say it out loud. No matter your age,  your status (economic,  job,  martial or otherwise), or mental health,  life […]