Today’s Blessings

My older son (5 yo) pulling out a reader to read aloud to me in order to receive “extra” books being read to him by me in the morning. The hugs and kisses of my little boys. The gentle comfort of a friend reminding me that we are not alone in our walk – that […]

Enjoy the Little Things

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault Photo: Tamara We tend to take things for granted and overlook the small blessings in our lives.  When we take pleasure in the little things, we live a more graceful life.  We have a more […]

10 Free Fun Family Activities

We all want to have fun, but we shouldn’t have to spend tons of money to enjoy ourselves.  Here are ten ways to have fun as a family that are free: Play a game in the backyard such as catch, tag football, soccer, Frisbee, croquet.  Getting out and running around together really helps to bond […]

Mommy’s Comfort

My littlest boy is sick which is causing him to have difficulties sleeping.  It is hard to see your little ones not feeling their best.  But, as I am off to go hold him once again through the night, it is nice to know that my little one sleeps more soundly while laying on me […]


What is your definition of happiness? When you have more than enough money to fulfill your needs? When your soul mate smiles at you? When your child tells you that he loves you? When an friend calls to just to say “hi?” When your pet cuddles with you? When you are traveling? When you curled […]

A Day of Growth

Growing my resolve that I will not give into the bad behavior of my toddler who keep openly defying me. Growing patience as I repeatedly put K back in the corner as he refused to “do his time.” Growing a deeper gratitude for the time and effort that my mom put into my “child training” […]

The Best Brownies EVER!

J loves baking with me. His favorite thing to make? BROWNIES! J is a very picky eater – but he loves brownies and really enjoys baking them. J and I have the recipe for the best brownies ever!! Best Brownies EVER 2 boxes of your favorite brownie mixIngredients to add to the mix per directions […]

A Fresh Start

A fresh start, a new beginning Past mistakes erased, poor choices forgiven A chance to thrive under new circumstances The opportunity to become who you were meant to be When blessed with a fresh start, make the most of it! Every moment is a fresh start to some degree. Make the conscience decision to make […]