I use the word fog because it's visual. We've all seen a foggy morning or tried to drive in a thick fog, right? It's hard to see the whole situation. It's literally clouded and we can only focus on what's right around us. It can be frustrating and even scary. Sometimes in life, we need… Continue reading Look Beyond the Fog
To the mom rushing in late with wet hair, dragging quickly dressed kids and trailing muffin crumbs, you're my kind of girl. To the mom juggling a kid in each arm, an overstuffed backpack, a toy in her mouth and balancing a cup of coffee, I've been there, let's talk. To the mom yelling across… Continue reading Mom Notes
I'm hard on myself sometimes. I fail to see my worth some days. A few times, I've found myself standing in the kitchen cooking dinner as negative thoughts spiraled into a staircase of tears. I think of every little detail of the day or week and pick it apart. My friend didn't respond back to… Continue reading Today
Moms, there's this thing we do and I think it's about time we change it. We put on a fake smile and lock up how we really feel. We pass by each other every single day, yet never really speak. You know I'm right. Sure, that's ok sometimes. I get it, nobody wants a constant… Continue reading What I Really Want to Say to Other Moms
I check the mailbox daily. While it's usually advertisements or bills, around birthdays or holidays it's fun to get a card or unexpected little treat. My in-laws are amazing about thinking of my kids and sending them little surprises. I love to see the joy on their faces when there's a card or package just… Continue reading 28 Love Letters
Hey teachers, I need to have a word with you. I have few important things you really need to hear, so please listen up. Don't be offended if I don't get everything exactly right. I'm only going by what I know here, not being a teacher and all, but this has to be said. First,… Continue reading Teachers, Listen Up!
* Title credit goes to the hubby. (He was pretty proud of it.) Y'all, I can't wait to say this. I'm so excited. Are you ready? No, I can't do it. Ok, 1...2...3... wait, what were we talking about again? Ah yes, I was about to share some exciting information. There are exactly 8 days… Continue reading Game of Foams