FINDING TIME TO BREATHE

You have to take care of yourself…before you can take care of others… If you are a Mom, more than likely you are giving a small piece of yourself to your entire household everyday.  Eventually though, if you just keep pouring your soul into everyone else around you, the day will come when you have […]

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A STEP MOTHERS RIPPLES…

ALONE A BRANCH IS EASILY BROKEN.  TOGETHER, BUNDLED INTO A BUNCH IT IS NEAR IMPOSSIBLE… Lately I have received several messages from Step Mothers that are at their wits end.  I sense their desperation and I hear their pain through their words.  We ALL have been there.  These are ladies that are not giving in […]

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YOU’VE GOT THIS!

You’ve stepped up to the base.  Now let it go and swing for the fences! I did an interview today with our local newspaper.  I was contacted about how difficult it can be raising a child with special needs.  About how a support group could really conquer feeling alone in the journey we face.  As […]

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Motherhood is a choice you make everyday...

MOTHERHOOD

Thank you for being such great Mothers.  You all are such an inspiration. We have all seen her.  The women that is bouncing a newborn over her shoulder as spit up trickles down her back.  Her  two year old is screaming and rolling about on the floor because well because sometimes they just do.  While […]

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LIFE IS LIKE ICE CREAM…

Tomorrow we can eat broccoli… Today we eat Ice Cream! Life as a whole can be very heavy and hard.  Both parents and children are pulled in ten different directions with activities as well as emotions.  We get so spun around that we don’t even know which direction is up anymore.  When I am feeling […]

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SHARE YOUR TRUE PASSION

When people talk about their true passions, it is so powerful that it often ignites a flame within you. Have you ever had a conversation with someone and watch them practically transform directly in front of your eyes as they discus their passions?  Where you are moved by their goals and dreams because you can […]

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"Sometimes I just wish that I could fast forward time, just to see if it's all worth it in the end."

TIME WILL TELL

Living in a world where everything is so instant, it seems excruciating to watch for the progress of something that could stretch out over years. Fast forwarding time isn’t going to make you see that it is all worth while in the end.  With family, there never really is an end.  You collect the worth […]

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SISTERS

Maybe you have a sister that is your best friend, or you have a best friend that you love like a sister.  Either way you are truly blessed… Sisters are unique and beautiful creatures that we have deep and complex relationships with.  They are the one person that has been through everything that you have.  […]

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Strong Women don't paly the victim, don't make themselves look pitiful, and don't point fingers. They stand & They deal. ~ Mandy Hale

WE STAND AND WE DEAL

Are you seeking guidance about your problems or seeking pity? We all long to be comforted.  It feels good to have others commiserate with us.  Unloading our emotional baggage onto a good friend or spouse is even healthy.  We need to discuss situations and seek advice, bounce ideas off of one another.  However, be sure […]

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POSITIVE STEP MOM’S PLEASE STAND UP!

Being a positive Step Mother can confuse other people…keep it up! Sometimes you run into someone that just does not understand a positive attitude.  They are so stuck in their own negative mud hole that they can’t even conceive of finding the joy in any situation.  You know the kind.  The fun suckers that take any happy occasion […]

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