Me, Mommy

I’m Happy My Mom Plan Failed…Here’s Why

It's no shock if you've been following along for a while or if you know me...I like organization. I like things in their place, events planned down to the minute and tidy surroundings. It's just a part of my life that brought either joy or anxiety… ...Until I failed. You see, I listened to everyone's… Continue reading I’m Happy My Mom Plan Failed…Here’s Why

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Dear Mom, Now I Know

For many years I never truly understood what being a mom really meant. I looked at my baby pictures and you were always smiling so big. You always had fun activities for us to do and dressed me in frilly little dresses. I was thankful for such a great childhood, but I never knew what… Continue reading Dear Mom, Now I Know

Me, Mommy

Mom Not-Fails

Last week I grilled hamburgers on the indoor electric grill. Why? Well, it was raining, we have no propane in the outside grill and I'm terrified to use it anyway, so you can just pick one. Anyway, it has a grease tray. The tray was full and I bumped it. Not so bad, except I… Continue reading Mom Not-Fails

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The “I” Word

I've had this strange feeling looming over me for a few years now. It's been tucked in there way behind the giddy, gushy, lovey feelings. It's parked off to the side past the sad feelings that creep up occasionally. It's hidden well behind happy and two rows down from worry. I knew it was in… Continue reading The “I” Word

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Another Year, Another Tiara

When birthdays rolled around (many birthdays ago) I felt excited. I didn't really think about it until the day of, maybe the day before. As a child I didn't have the mindset to look ahead very far on the calendar. My parents always made my birthday extra special. Every single year I woke up to… Continue reading Another Year, Another Tiara

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The Safe One

It helps to journey through life knowing there are others trekking right along with you. That's why friendships are so important. I think back to the friends I've had and how they often came into my life at the just right time. I also can't help but wonder if I ever had any influence on… Continue reading The Safe One

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8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Kid Started Kindergarten

I should start by saying we are only a week into school. I fully realize my list will expand as the days go on. For now, these are the things I didn't realize or expect would happen. Also, I should mention this is our first experience in a school, so I'm completely clueless. Maybe there… Continue reading 8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My Kid Started Kindergarten