Yup! As for the actual DAY the holidays are held on, I’m doing a leg sweep and calling something else a bigger deal. Being together. I have quickly learned with this multi-hatted mom gig that we can all do without the added stress of the holidays by letting go of who has to be where… Continue reading Mom It Out Monday! I gave up the holi-DAYS!
First day of junior high together for The Littles… and I am struggglllleING today. Last night we had a great family time before bed. We sat the girls down and talked about the new adventures of school they are heading into, the logistics of mornings and evenings, homework and chores, activities and priorities; and we… Continue reading A lot of letting go…
I’ll never give birth to a child. … I have seen and done more in my life than I could have ever dreamed imaginable. I’ve been to places and experienced stories that are the stuff of fairy tales. I could list a dozen dreams birthed in my heart that have already come true and God… Continue reading MOM IT OUT Monday: The Other Mom
When I was a single momma, a few ladies asked me how I was able to work full time, go to school, and take care of 3 kids. Looking back – uhhh that’s a very good question… how on earth did I??? I guess it’s the same answer as when I went through cancer –… Continue reading MOM IT OUT MONDAY! LOVE & A GAME PLAN.
There was a time I had a convertible. Actually, I’ve had a couple, but there was a time when I had one since being a mommy, which is very different. Because Jacey makes everything better. EVERYTHING. I came across an old Xanga entry I put in Jacey’s journal from 2005 where I had given up… Continue reading Down with a decade. Like a BOSS.
20(in)11 Recap & 2012: A DATE & A DARE I blogged some plans for 2011 here. God’s response to those plans was, “Not so much, baby girl!” He, again, went above and beyond! 2011 was filled with the fun of Taco Tuesdays, roller skating, grad school, Cowboys games, romantic dates, an incredible BDayPalooza weekend, camps,… Continue reading 2012: A Date, A Dozen, & A Dare…
“The snake’s words hissed into her ears and sunk down deep into her heart, like poison. ” This morning the girls and I were reading from their children’s bible and came across these words… they just struck me. What a vivid way to describe the process of deception. We talked about how the enemy can… Continue reading Above all else…
I’m just sitting here… blogging. On the beach. By the time pics are added and edits are done I won’t be… I’ll be fast asleep. But right now… I’m blogging. On the beach. Also, just moments earlier I experienced my first run on the beach. Mmmmmmmmm… Yeah I woke up too late to fit it… Continue reading Dream Trip Day 3 ~ Beach Blog!
Years ago I got this crazy idea in my head to roadtrip to New York. A couple of times a few friends and I attempted to make it happen but to no avail. It just wasn’t meant to be. Until now. My dream trip is now in full effect and I have the privilege of… Continue reading DreamTrip Day 1/2 – ROADTRIP!!!
The other day I was posting one of Jacey’s ridiculous quotes and I ended up scrolling down her page on Circle of Mom’s just reading things she had said, some funny, some heart melting, and some just outrageous. It hit me as I read further and further that I hadn’t been posting her quotes as… Continue reading Fancy words, Missing Out, and a Horrible Life