Sometimes You Have to Stop to Move Forward

I've hit a wall. A wall of "too much". Too much doing. Too much to do in too many places. I'm sure you've been there before. I've been asking God for things and then trying to make my own way to them. I've been completely out of character. I've rushed instead of resting. I've moved … Continue reading Sometimes You Have to Stop to Move Forward

Stop Obsessing Over Your Kid’s Grades!

Hi guys, In my latest post I talk about grades. My husband & I have decided to completely stop stressing about our middle child's grades because of the school system's practices. Our children are given assessments, tests & quizzes so often that we all of us were overwhelmed with trying to keep up. Between the … Continue reading Stop Obsessing Over Your Kid’s Grades!

Critical Tips on How to PROPERLY Take a Mental Health Day (Part 2)

Hey my peoples, I forgot to give you the tricks to the trade. I've learned over the years to put my mental health days on a need to know basis. And if you're the one causing me to need a mental health day, you don't need to know when I take one! Check my video … Continue reading Critical Tips on How to PROPERLY Take a Mental Health Day (Part 2)

Take a Mental Health Day

When was the last time you took a mental health day?  The last time you were completely immersed in doing absolutely nothing?  The last time you took care of only YOU?  The last time that YOU were the only thing on your to-do list? We all need a mental health day now and again.  The … Continue reading Take a Mental Health Day

Yes, One Tiny Thing Can Make a BIG Difference!

Don't neglect the small things. Big things come in small packages. Little people can do big things. Yep! I mjust found out how important little things can be. This post is gonna take a sidestep. Instead of being about parenting (well, blatantly about parenting, anyway) it's gonna focus on paying attention and not overlooking small … Continue reading Yes, One Tiny Thing Can Make a BIG Difference!

Monday Mom Tip: Making Manageable Chunks

As I look around my house, it seems that a million things remain undone.  My husband says that it's just the way I operate-I don't finish things.  I disagree.  I work on a rotation!  If I attempt something and it causes me to be stagnant, I move on to something else.  I'm not saying it's … Continue reading Monday Mom Tip: Making Manageable Chunks

Monday Mom Tip: Fighting Laziness

Have you ever known the right thing to do but just didn't feel like it?  You know, knowing you should take out the trash or do the dishes and then the next day having to battle the stink?  So you would think that the next time you'd go ahead and deal with it instead of … Continue reading Monday Mom Tip: Fighting Laziness

Monkeys & Pirates

I called my business mentor the other day with my usual dump.  To which she responded as she always does:  a verbal whooping with lots of encouragement to cool the fire.  One of her main concerns was my submitting to what she called "monkeys & pirates".  What are monkeys & pirates you ask?  Well I'll … Continue reading Monkeys & Pirates

Do You Ever Just Want to Keel Over?

If you don't know what "keel over" means, let me save you the wikipedia search. It means: To collapse or fall into or as if into a faint. Yeah, now you get it!  I remember hearing my mom saying it when she was ready to fall out from exhaustion.  Well, today was my first day … Continue reading Do You Ever Just Want to Keel Over?

Monday Mom Tip(s)…Last big push before Christmas!

Hey everyone!  I don't know about you, but this has been a whirlwind of a week!  It seems that everyone has planned a meeting, convention, talk, project, assignment or event this past week and put me on the invitation list.  It's not a bad thing unless you lose one important thing-balance.  I had to make … Continue reading Monday Mom Tip(s)…Last big push before Christmas!