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
Today I did NOTHING! Well half of the day, anyways. Not A Thing!!! I love Wednesdays because it’s usually my day “off”. I give myself permission to stay in my pajamas until at least noon. I don’t answer the phone. I don’t reply to email. I don’t post on facebook. At noon, I finally got up and got ready for the day. I was singing to my IPOD and enjoying my “me” time. After I was showered … [Read more...] about Week 3 Challenge – Soul Treats
This morning when I was packing my kids lunch boxes it got me thinking. Every morning I make sure to pack them nutritional lunches that will get them through the second half of their day. Lunches that will provide nourishment and energy. I am very careful to add a protein for strength, something sweet and something salty for balance, fruits and veggies for nutrition, something fun like fruities … [Read more...] about Rethinking the Lunch Box
Madi is taking a Skills For Living class this semester at her middle school. They will tackle, cooking, sewing, caring for a flour sack "baby" as well as other fun projects that will help equip her for "living". I am excited to see what she learns. I still remember taking my Home Ec class in middle school and sewing a pink pig pillow and burning chocolate chip cookies! ha.. I know that she … [Read more...] about Skills for Living
Too busy, too busy, too busy! I am a fan of "abundance", but not in my schedule! I feel a bit overwhelmed with all that is going on the next 10 days. If you read my May Madness blog, you already know that my month of May is soooo crazy. As a mom of two school aged children it seems almost impossible in the month of May to keep my sanity. There are so many overlaps in schedules, activities, … [Read more...] about Forcing Balance!!!