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Top 5 Reasons I am Ready For School to Start

September 2, 2014

IMG_20140902_133001 (800x779)After spending an entire summer with a 3, 5 and 7 year old it didn’t take me long to come up with my top 5 reasons I am ready for school to start. SO…here they are… Continue Reading...

The Identity Crisis of the Stay at Home Mom

May 7, 2014

It can be difficult to maintain your identity once you become a mom…or at least a “stay at home mom”. You become “Chase’s mom”, you know… the tall one, who drops him off at school each day. She has two others…girls I think, though we don’t see them out of the car very often. Continue Reading...

A New Kind of Resolution

January 10, 2014

Happy New Year 2014Each New Year’s Day, much like the rest of the world, I reflect on the previous year and think about the things that I plan on doing differently in the upcoming year. After all, January 1st is a new beginning, a fresh start, and the beginning of a new chapter that only I am in control of. Continue Reading...

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

November 21, 2013

I have written blog posts in the past about doing more with my children, being present in the moment and giving them my all. I feel good about myself after I write about it, almost like a new mom….and then forget about it shortly after. Continue Reading...

100% of My Heart

October 16, 2013

I made a promise to my daughter last night while putting her to bed. I promised that I would be a better mother to her. I told her that she was special and that she deserves that I be the best Mommy that I can be. Continue Reading...

A Day Not Forgotten

September 11, 2013

It’s amazing how most of us can remember the exact moment on September 11, 2001 when we found out the devastating news. We went through our typical daily routine on September 10th, probably laughing and enjoying the day unaware of what was to come. Something that would change us forever….. Continue Reading...

Treading Water….Revisited

September 3, 2013

Almost a year ago to the day I wrote a blog post titled “Treading Water“. I had so many people contact me afterwards and either share their similar feelings or console me on mine. I just re-read my post and thought that I would give everyone an update…one ¬†year later. Continue Reading...

You Know You’re A Mom When…..

August 16, 2013

My sister recently started a mom’s group in the area and on the questionnaire for potential members it says, “you know you are a mommy when…..?” While reading through various responses, I noticed that we all share common experiences, so I thought that I would make my own list. You know you are a Mom when…… Continue Reading...

Love After Kids

August 8, 2013

I was scanning Pinterest the other day and came across this saying that really rang true to me. I knew pretty soon after meeting my husband Pete that he was the one that I wanted to spend the rest of my life with. He made me laugh more than anyone else ever had, (except myself that is), and had (has) the most beautiful and loving eyes. I remember walking down the aisle in May of 2005 thinking that I loved this man more than I had ever loved anyone or anything, and couldn’t possibly love him more than that moment. Continue Reading...

A Few Reasons I Won’t Be Winning “Mom Of The Year”

July 1, 2013

You have to admit, nobody is the perfect parent. Sure we all want the best for our kids…yadda yadda yadda, but we also get annoyed, tired and down right upset with them too. I’m not saying that I am a horrible mother or anything, I just would like to point out that I *may* do a few things off of the list below. Unless you think it is wrong…then I don’t do any of them. Continue Reading...