Hello Friends! A month ago, I turned 32. To say that my life has been an adventure would be an understatement, but these past few years have taught me so much so fast that I feel sometimes I can barely keep up. This post is my attempt to put into words some of the things I have learned, and am still learning, so that I … Continue reading Thirty-Two Things I’ve Learned in Thirty-Two Years
My mom is a rare woman. She is humble, honest, passionate, idealistic, and self-sacrificing. She goes against the grain in almost every way possible and sees things through her own unique and fantastic lens. Like a cherry tree, elegant and extravagant, thriving in the desert, taking no heed to her surroundings and fully focused on the act of blooming, she gives the world something to … Continue reading For My Mom: Make The World Wonder
There’s an attitude that is prevalent in our culture. It’s the idea that you shouldn’t go out of your way for people who don’t appreciate you. It’s the idea that some people are unworthy of your kindness and a waste of your energy. It’s the idea that you can either be too nice, or you can set boundaries and give people the cold shoulder when … Continue reading My Rant About Facebook Memes, Boundaries, and Compassion
Yesterday, I wrote a post called “Will I Stay Calm and Patient Today?” I had a crazy, busy, and stressful day yesterday. I did what amounted to five hours of running around with the kids right during lunch time and nap time. I had to stand in line to register our car, with three noisy kids in tow. I had to get three kids in … Continue reading How To Stay Peaceful Under Stress (Practical Tips!!!)
Hello Friends! I’m back today with another “Real Life Honesty” video! I talk all the time about “renewing your mind” and having peace inside, regardless of how crazy your life may be on the outside. Today, I am going to be challenged in this arena. I have a crazy, busy day, with a ton of stuff to get done. I have to do all of … Continue reading Will I Stay Calm And Patient Today?
I spent years stressing and worrying about money. There were days my husband and I didn’t know how we were going to feed our kids. There were really dark nights when we found out we were going to loose our apartment or our car. There were countless times we couldn’t afford basic necessities and were completely dependent on others. There were months of looking for jobs, … Continue reading When I Realized Money Was My God
Hello Friends! I wasn’t planning on “spring cleaning” this year, because I just went through my ENTIRE house last fall. I cleaned and organized everything and got rid of a bunch of stuff. However, lately I’ve noticed that the mess seems to be uncontrollable. Whenever I feel like I’m drowning in stuff that just won’t stay put, to me that means it’s time to clean … Continue reading Spring Clean Your Mind! [Practical Tips!]