Stream of Consciousness #SOCSaturday #writing #blogging

I’m back for the Stream of Consciousness link-up with Jaime at Love, Jaime. Folks are asked to free write for 5-7 minutes, so here goes! My big boy has a stomach bug. He and I have been up since 5:00 am. It’s never fun when one of the boys is sick, but it’s especially not […]

Mabel’s Labels #backtoschoolcombo

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Even though most school systems in the country have already started school, Mabel’s Labels is continuing with their Ultimate Back-to-School Combo sale. I love this combo because it includes labels in a variety of shapes and sizes as well as two super cute key chains. Even if you’ve bought labels for the start of school, […]

Haywood Pathways Center #teardownthesefences

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I take my life for granted all of the time. I take big things for granted like owning a car and having two healthy children, so I certainly take small things, like food and shelter, for granted. Not everyone even has these basic needs to function. How can I expect these individuals to rehabilitate drug […]

Little Moments: Mommy & Me, 11th ed.

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I’m so in love with my two little boys. I often look them in awe as I think about the intricate process it takes to create a human being. One moment there was nothing, then the next moment, we had a baby in our arms. Now we have two little monkeys that make life so […]

Stream of Consciousness #soc #linkup

I’m back for the Stream of Consciousness link-up with Jaime at Love, Jaime. Folks are asked to free write for 5-7 minutes, so here goes! I’m a coffee addict. It’s literally what gets me out of bed in the mornings. Do I want to stay in our warm bed and continue sleeping in a quiet […]

2014 Summer Bucket List Self-Evaluation

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Now that Labor Day has come and gone, I thought I would self-reflect on my 2014 Summer Bucket List. Because of a crazy winter, we had a short summer, though I’m still not sure if summer ended when our local school system started back or when Labor Day arrived. What do you guys think? Creating […]

A Natural High

Natural High

Sometimes a beautiful day happens. And when it does, I’m left in awe at the raw happiness I’m still capable of. Lately, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed with work and life. Working part-time out of the home and part-time from home sounds nice, in theory, but it’s a lot to manage mentally. Further, I never really […]

Stream of Consciousness #soc #linkup

I’m back for the weekly SOC link-up with Jaime at Love, Jaime. Folks can link-up and free write for 5-7 minutes, so here goes! Lately, I’ve been hearing or reading a lot about how busy Americans are and how we overstimulate our children. Further, the column I wrote yesterday for our local paper was about […]

Free Greeting Card from Treat by Shutterfly #grandparentsday

Super cute, free greeting card, anyone? Um, yes, please! I just learned about a quick promotion that Treat by Shutterfly is offering. From now through September 2, you can order one free greeting card. Grandparent’s Day is on Sunday, September 7, so if you order quickly, you can receive your card just in time for […]