I’ll be happy when I lose ten more pounds. I’ll be happy when I find a step daddy for my kids. I’ll be happy when I write another book. I’ll be happy when I can learn to say no. I’ll be happy when we take a vacation. I’ll be happy when….. This past week taught … More I’ll Be Happy When
Mother’s Day is a reminder that I’m the mama and the daddy. It’s a reminder that I prayed four years to get pregnant and God was making sure that I was really ready for motherhood. My motherhood journey took twists, turns, bumps, hills and valleys, but eventually I saw a light at the end of … More Motherhood
I was in a mood today, and it wasn’t the weather or my lack of sleep from last night. I realized that every day won’t always be roses. I’m mad at myself for allowing comments that were made to me magnify into a million scenarios in my head. I almost allowed myself to have a … More Just One Of Those Days
It will be six years since my divorce. A lot has changed for our family in six years. The fear of “what if” hasn’t gone away. My story didn’t end like a fairy tale but I still love my story and can’t wait for the plot twist and the ending. Being an autism mom is … More Single Mom Confession
“Don’t forget our Easter basket!” Harrison and Sydney sorry to disappoint but the Easter basket days are over. Did you forget? I stopped doing Easter baskets for my kids three years ago. I was mom shamed a few days ago, because evidently you can give your kids Easter baskets until they are 21. I guess … More Where’s The Easter Basket?
Our family celebrates small victories like when we made it through a shopping trip at Target. Or the time we stayed for an entire church service on Christmas Eve. Then there was the time we flew on a plane and Sydney didn’t yell, “We’re all gonna die!” Baby steps and small victories that’s what we … More Tequila And Family Photos
They say an idle mind is a devil’s workshop. I panicked the other day because I had time alone and I began to reflect on situations that I’ve experienced and I thought to myself how did I not lose my shit? I think I must have said in front of Harrison and Sydney one day … More When Parents Are Going To Lose Their Sh**
We are always searching for something or someone and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The problem is that some of us never stop and we are constantly searching for the next thing to make us complete and bring happiness into our lives. We each create our own happiness and if you are waiting for … More Do You Suffer From Destination Addiction?
I never took my goals seriously in the past. I never put in the work to make my goals happen because I was taking care of everything and everyone else. It wasn’t until I took some time to be alone and focus on me, that things began to shift. I went in my prayer closet … More Living My Best Life
This week my blog stats were on the rise! I’ve made new follower friends and reconnected with friends from my past. Blogging about my kids missing their father was tough. I’m glad that I shared my blog post. I had adult males reach out and tell me that being raised by a single mom is … More I’m Glad This Happened To Me