Tag: gratitude

11 Great Mysteries of Motherhood

Being a mom is full of wonder and surprise! Its a beautiful, rewarding experience that I wouldn’t trade for anything.  It is challenging everyday. One of the challenges that i have found is to try to solve these 11 Great Mysteries of Motherhood. These are some of the mysteries of motherhood that have left me confused and speechless wondering...

/ May 5, 2016

When Life Throws You Roadblocks, Just Roll With It

This year my birthday was the epitome of a typical birthday celebration for my family.  It was fun, it was memorable, and it was full of major challenges.  This could be a story of how my family never gets to go out and have fun, but we have really learned to just roll with it when...

/ February 22, 2016

I Want More!

At this time of year, with everyone shopping and making Christmas lists, I can’t help but think of Varuca Salt from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory screaming,  “I want more!!” It’s the season of giving but even that can be too materialistic.  It is so easy to overspend so that our kids get the best...

/ December 1, 2015

Little Things Mean Alot

I have been busy this week trying to get ready for Thanksgiving and enjoying having my kids home from school.  Throughout the week, I have been struck how easy it is to make someone happy.  I am amazed about how little things mean alot  to so many people. I have had a friend tell me I...

/ November 24, 2015

Daily Gratitude Challenge

I’m a little late starting my November Gratitude Challenge.  I love these types of challenges because, with a big family like mine, life can get so busy and hectic that it’s easy to go days or even weeks without stopping to really think about my blessings and enjoy what is happening right now.  Yes life is...

/ November 13, 2015