Oh my goodness--- Can I get a Holy Moly because I am about to loose controlly---
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
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?
Post baby weight loss is always a challenge for me. Amazingly in nine month I am able to gain 70+ pounds. The first few pounds after birth--the birthing pounds--are a cinch to lose. Baby born, lose about 7 lbs. Though, after that first seven pounds things can get a little tricky and the more kids, an … Continue reading Stretch the Commitment: One Week to a Way of 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!”
“Go, William, Go!” Our family was watching William play basketball. He had played on a previous team and his coach asked if he would like to play on a different team with himself as one of the coaches along with other kids who enjoyed playing basketball. I felt a little reserved in my heart. William … Continue reading Self-Reflected Question: A Healthy Level of Child Sport Competition
My daughter and I were having a particularly challenging day getting through her reading lesson. A thought occurred to me as I found myself on the closer side of frustration. I am a parent and a teacher. What a great thing, though very challenging. As I thought of the opportunity to be my child's teacher--although tough … Continue reading Parent and Teacher