My family and I have the benefit of flying with flight benefits, allowing us to travel standby. When flights are open--with a lot of seats--it's super! When they are not--it's a bit stressful, especially when a family of six is hoping to travel together. My husband and I were attempting to get back on the … Continue reading That One More Day
It's been awhile since I have posted about my food challenge. I am still committed and have been consistent. Eating only the things that William is able to eat that won't cause agitation to his food allergies. Everything has been pretty consistent--regular routine of eating-nothing too our of the ordinary-- Until...my family and I hit … Continue reading 365 Day Food Challenge: July 1st (Day 80)
How do we manage to get through all the yucks of life--challenges, downfalls, disappointment, lack of time, hardships? My friend and I, in casual conversation, discussing the many things we as mothers, women, parents, people often find ourselves in the middle of--family concerns, financial concerns, career and aging concerns, health concerns and so many more … Continue reading A Speck of Hope
Funny thing or coincidental thing, this morning as I parked, getting ready to head into the store this Saturday morning for a quick grocery shop, a thought passed through my mind. One of those that sparks, you think about it for a moment and then go on with your day. The thought: Life can be … Continue reading Mom, What is the Purpose of Life?
It is a rare occasion when we know exactly what someone is going through. This past Sunday, I sat and listened to woman share an experience she had with a co-worker years prior. "It was Christmas time." She started. They had an opportunity for secret Santa's and they were to make little simple gifts to … Continue reading How “To Be Continued…” Saved a Life
A famous saying among kids (mine especially) “It’s Not Fair!” The phrase usually combined with some sort of scary face that tends to touch every nerve in my body. Thinking to myself, do I just say it, lay it all on the line “Life is not fair!” No sugar-coating. In the heat of the moment, … Continue reading A Famous Kid Saying: “It’s Not Fair!”
Having my fourth child recently, on a whim a thought popped into my head. When did I become a parent? I know, a strange question to ask after having four children. Though, it was really profound to me. Nearly ten years ago, I found out I would have my first baby. Nine years ago, he … Continue reading I Am a Parent, Her Parent