Category Archives: Motherhood

Beautiful Woman

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

10 Things You May Not Know About Me

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

Breaking the Chains: Disappointment

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


“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