I spend a lot of time talking about being PRESENT; especially as a mom. The idea of being in the MOMent has never meant so much to me as a mom as it does right this minute… When my kids were little, I mean like diapers-and-naps- little, women would always approach me and say, “Oh dearie, enJOY this MOMent… it goes by so fast.” Many times I would look at them and be like… REALLY? REALLY?! … [Read more...] about Finding JOY right now. Here.
I decided it was time to unplug from EVERYTHINIG for a while to just feel reconnected to ME and MY world. As of 5 p.m. on Sunday I signed off of Facebook, instagram, twitter (which to be honest I still don’t understand!) snapchat, words with friends, Netflix and my tv. My goal was simple.... UNPLUG my life to RECHARGE my soul... I find that so often we can fall into the trap of comparing … [Read more...] about Results of my week long media fast.
So, today at 5 p.m. I will begin a week long MEDIA FAST... This means NO facebook. NO instagram. NO Words with friends. NO snapchat. No twitter. NO TV. NO netflix...etc OH. MY. Goodness. Part of me feels a slight panic as I prepare for this and part of me feels an overwhelming sense of freedom and lightness. I'm not going to lie... I LOVE social media. I do. I love all the … [Read more...] about ONE Week Media Fast!….and Go….
This is not your usual "love" post... About a month ago, I was having one of those (seems to be daily) talks with my teenage son about getting things done, picked up, put away...etc.... You know the kind of daily "talks" we as moms seem to have oh so often with our kids. In the middle of the conversation he told me to "Stop right there". I was caught off gaurd and asked him why. He then … [Read more...] about 28 days of love
Ugh… when will these dreary, rainy days end? Spring, Texas is NOT known for yucky weather like we are having. It is known for sunny, big, blue Texas skies…It’s been raining and cold for almost 10 days! Ok, I realized how wimpy that sounded. WOW…10 whole days of winter bleck… haha. I admit it, I’m a baby. I love how many days the sun shines in Texas, far more than it did in the Chicago and … [Read more...] about pushing through blah
School is officially back in session. One full week to be exact. It's funny, I found myself deeply sighing many times this past week. I think I was holding my breath all summer. Just rushing around. Not really going anywhere, just rushing around to get the kids here and there... and there and here... and over there. and over here. Now, all is right with the world again. My kids are … [Read more...] about Ahhhhhhhhh.
I love it. I love it. I love it! NEW beginnings... not necessarily new resolutions, just new beginnings. I love how everyone yesterday said goodbye to the old... and are ready to anticipate the new. New hopes. New dreams. New plans. First things first. I slept in... ahhhhhhh hello sleep! Then I got up ate a healthy breakfast and cleaned my room. Opened the windows (yes, I live in … [Read more...] about twenty twelve