I kept telling myself that I had to keep it classy not trashy. This must be the hottest day in Michigan. The water bill will be so high this month. Right now I could care less. Sydney is playing in the our ghetto inflatable pool, that keeps collapsing. I know I shouldn’t be envious. But … More No Longer A Prisoner
Speaking in front of my first graders is easy. Half of the time, they are trying to tie their shoes or wanting to go to the bathroom. Speaking in front of adults can be difficult for me. I do better when it is an impromptu speech. When someone gives me a topic and a week … More But, I Survived
I was raised in the Catholic Church. St Bartholomew was our parish and my school for five years. Mommy always made sure sissy and I were dressed nicely. When I was older I told mommy it didn’t matter what I wore to church because I was an altar server. No one would see me. I’m … More Sunday Church Clothes
The mind is a terrible thing to waste. Wasn’t that a slogan back in the 1980’s? When you go through a traumatic experience. The mind is often your biggest enemy. Your soul and body often heal quickly. Why won’t your mind allow you to rest? I am constantly thinking and analyzing every situation. Some situations … More Free Your Mind
Yesterday I did something completely out of my comfort zone. I left the kids at home to go for a run. Well, it wasn’t really a run. It was a trot, a skip, a stroll. Okay, it was really more like a power walk. I was in the neighborhood so it wasn’t like I was … More Run Brooke Run
Before you get all excited. This blog isn’t about President Trump, the NFL, the anthem, police brutality or black lives matter. Race is often the elephant in the room. I know some situations may be difficult. I am sure we have all been in situations that were uncomfortable. We have to have a dialogue about … More Race, The Elephant In The Room
Time management is crucial in my life. But it was this summer that I realized that there was something better than time management. It was finding my balance. Finding your balance is essential to your happiness. If you find your balance and are still stressing about what you are not doing. Then you still have … More Find Your Balance
The time has come for me to claim what I have lost in the past. … More Where Did She Go?