Just when you think I may never blog again, I post something almost completely unrelated to anything else on my blog. I have high aspirations to blog more frequently, and we have adventures on the horizon that will provide some once-in-a-lifetime writing material. However, for today, I just want to share some thoughts on being a woman. Continue reading Beautiful Woman
As I reflect on the privilege and honor of being a mom, many thoughts and emotions race in my mind and well up in my heart. Chief among them: There is no such thing as a perfect mom, so motherhood comes with lots of questioning, second guessing, guilt, and feelings of failure.
Many of my Facebook friends recently listed several random, interesting, or relatively unknown facts about themselves, and anyone who liked their posts was then given a number of items to list in his or her own status. I have enjoyed reading these posts, and I have subsequently been assigned numbers ranging from 5 to 13. Being the wordy writer that I am, naturally I have decided to turn this into a blog post instead of a Facebook status. Continue reading 10 Things You May Not Know About Me
Have you ever thought about the terminology we use for the sun? As a homeschool mom, I am asked to explain every word that comes out of my mouth, and that can get pretty interesting when little ones first start to understand how the solar system works. Continue reading The World Revolves Around What?
Today is my birthday, and I have decided to live as if no one is disappointed in me — not God, not my parents, not my husband, not my children, not my friends, not my extended family or in-laws, not my businesses associates. After 36 years, I am finally realizing that I must life free of the weight of others’ disappointment. Continue reading Breaking the Chains: Disappointment
Is it just me, or does the tendency not to want to take advice from others start way too young? Continue reading Advice: Who Needs It?
“Take a day off? I don’t even take a morning off.”
“I haven’t ordered dessert in two years.”
“You know that best-selling book everyone loves? I haven’t read it.”
“I haven’t watched TV since last summer. Hey, I’ve been busy.”
(stated by Olympic athletes on a commercial)
I posted this as my Facebook status yesterday because I love the inspiration of that commercial. A friend hadn’t seen that commercial, and while reading the statements she assumed they must have come from a devotional for moms. “Many mothers can say those same things, LOL,” she replied to my post. Continue reading Overwhelmed