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Where Did The Passion Go?

It's a hard thing to lose your passion for something. That's happened to me with blogging lately. I feel like I am in foreign territory where part of me wants to see if I can reignite the passion I once had and another part of me just wants to move on. Now, please don't think I hate blogging, Read More »»

7 Fun Date Night In Ideas

Thanks to ProFlowers for the perfect date night in decor and dessert. The roses were beautiful and the strawberries and cheesecake were absolutely delish! All thoughts and opinions are my own! When you say the word date night, it's usually assumed it means heading out of the house with your Read More »»

Words Do More Than Just Hurt, They Can Kill

Every day I read something new about someone, child or adult, being bullied. The latest story, I have read and sobbed over, was that of Daniel Fitzpatrick. A 13-year old boy who committed suicide, just two weeks before he would have turned 14, after being bullied by classmates. Read the letter he Read More »»

To The Mom Whose Child Fell In With The Gorillas at Cincinnatti Zoo

I am sure many of you have seen the news about the 4-year-old boy who fell in with the gorillas at Cincinnati Zoo which resulted in the killing of Harambe. It is a somber situation, and it breaks my heart that a beautiful creature had to lose its life. However, something else has broken my heart, Read More »»

What Good Is It To Worry, Just Give It To God…And Be Carefree

How carefree is my daughter in the photo above? Not one single worry is on her mind, in fact, that's how it is most days for her. I should take a cue from her and quit worrying about things and life, in general. It doesn't do anything for me that's beneficial, in fact, worry can do more damage to us Read More »»

An Open Letter From A Volunteer Cheer Coach

Dear Parents, I consider it an honor that you trust me with your child (or children). I love to teach them; I treat them like I treat my child. If I am honest, I am much harder on my child than I am yours. I want each child to excel when they are on my team. I want them to reach the highest of Read More »»

Do Stay at Home Moms EVER Get to Finish a Cup of Coffee??

When asked what I do for a living, I always have the same answer...."I am a stay at home mom". When I give that answer, I don't always get "Oh that's wonderful that you can do that", it's usually the same look that seems to be one of disgust or annoyance. It makes me feel inferior and as if I am a Read More »»

Suffering In Silence: A Smile Doesn’t Mean Everything’s Okay

Suffering in silence.   It's an epidemic in today's society, how do I know because I've been there. I've been the person that is suffering in silence because I don't want to burden anyone with my problems. I will go through things and tell everyone "It's okay" when I feel like I am fighting a Read More »»

Forgiveness: It’s Not for Them, It’s for You!

People hurt us, whether they hurt us intentionally or unintentionally, it's a fact in our lives we will be hurt. Last year I was very hurt by people I considered friends, and it made me very angry and bitter. I was watching War Room, yesterday, and while I thought I had moved past the hurts caused Read More »»

Grudges and Unforgiveness…Who Are They Really Hurting?

I woke up this morning, and in fact have woken up the last week, completely out of character. The past week or so, I have been feeling very inadequate and insecure due to a situation.  In return, I began to get anxiety, anger, depressed, the wall immediately begin to spring up and I started to hold Read More »»

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