Time: The Gift I Received After We Nearly Lost Our Son

My husband and I watched the movie About Time a few nights ago. It’s the story about a guy who can travel back in time whenever he wants, and he does so to get the girl of his dreams and the outcome he wants in certain life situations. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this movie, which may or may not have something to do with Bill Nighy being in it; for some reason, that guy just cracks me up. At the end of the movie, the main character comes to the inevitable moral of the story moment, and it was one that hit me square in the BIG feels. ...more
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WHAT MY MOMMA TAUGHT ME.....Little Life Lessons....

WHAT MOMMA TAUGHT ME……Mothers are those wonderful people that teach us those little things we should know in life….Basic common sense things……….Here are some of them I wanted to pass down….    ...more

18 Lessons I Hope They Learn By 18

We all have that picture in our head when our children are born of what they will grow up to be. By the time they reach school age we hope they make it to High School in one piece. With the teen years approaching my oldest two, I just hope they make it to 18, alive, not pregnant and with some sense of right and wrong. If I can get at least that, I have been successful. It's funny how you start out with "your kid is going to discover a cure for cancer: and wind up at, "as long as she doesn't get knocked up I'm happy". That is where I am now....more

Standing On The Sidelines


Just A Matter of Time

 Each moment we have in life is a gift. A gift of time that is guaranteed to no one and more precious than gold. We need to spend more of it on things that matter and less on things that do not.  ~J.V. ManningTime. ...more

Only In Silence Can You Hear.

"Life often mimics the ocean. A constant ebb and flow. High tides and low. Sometimes volatile and stormy or covered in a blanket of fog. But eventually it finds its calm" ~ J.V. Manning ...more