Standing on the other side of a pseudo divorce, trudging through the muck that comes from a broken heart and home, and swimming through two years of full time college, working Mama, and single motherhood – I look at the wording “”just being a mom” and cringe. Because for me personally- for this Mama, for this career woman who toiled and fought to keep her “identity”, there is nothing more important than my role as their Mama.
Happy New Year! 2014 lies before you like an empty chapter in a book, waiting to be filled with your experiences, choices, celebrations, and memories. Doesn’t it seem like every year we launch into the next 12 months with list in hand and determined to … Continue reading The Evolving Resolution
Christmas of 1996 was the year in my family that would define every Christmas thereafter. I was 14 years old and I will never be able to experience the holiday without remembering the events from that Christmas. My 12 year old cousin, Jaime Lyn, who suffered a … Continue reading Remembering Randy Ridgeway
As the close of 2013 approaches, I recognize that I have not been able to give my humble blog site the love and attention that it deserves. Returning to school full time, running a household, and working on the weekends has consumed much time and … Continue reading Guest Post by Coach Colene: Why We Should Be Like the Little Drummer Boy
I come from a family of addictive personalties. This ranges from negative addictions like alcoholism to more constructive addictions, like workaholism. This means that I am a raging propensity to over indulge in everything from diet coke, to my work schedule, to exercise (when I’m … Continue reading Balancing My Propensities
2012 was chocked full of changes for me. Huge, life altering changes. For starters my son was born and my tiny family was made complete. I finally came to a conclusion about my faith, which to be blunt means that I finally realized I don’t … Continue reading Veg Head – The long winded version of my plant based journey.
I wrote this blog on December 20th but wasn’t able to get back to it until this evening. I thought about scratching it completely because its not the most organized compilation of thoughts. I guess though, that any thought, albeit random and rambling, is better … Continue reading Random Ramblings