Why I Can't be a Stay-at-Home Mom

“Ha ha! Just asking! Just curious! Everything’s great! Stop at Home Depot and get a hacksaw please! No reason! Just noticing we don’t have one! Bye!” ...more

I know adulting is hard, but most of us are able to raise kids AND enjoy life. Crazy. I know.

Stop me if you’ve heard this before.There was a woman who gave birth to children.And she raised them, had her own identity and her own life, and lived a very happy life with very happy kids.Shocking. I know.Goodness gracious, it’s like that woman never existed according to some of the headlines these days!             “Something you’ll never need again: nice clothes. Because, let’s face it, you will never go out again.-Some Parenting Blog”...more

A Slooow Return to Blogging

Hi there fellow bloggers and lovely readers!I'm excited, nervous, overwhelmed, and oh so happy to be back!I've been gone for so long, I even wondered if it was worth it to come back....I know I have so much work ahead of me, but the routine of blogging, the connectedness and engagement with others, the chance to write out my thoughts and feelings, and to be heard and understood and even just work through my life journey....more

Following In Her Footsteps

As a child, I didn't know what a SAHM was. All I knew that my mom saw me off to school every morning and was at home every evening when I got off the school bus. I knew that I had a nice, hot breakfast every day before I left and a huge supper every evening. She was there to help me with my homework, as was my daddy. He worked at the local saw mill and was always gone before I left for school, but was always home by the time I made it home. ...more

100+ Ways to Get an Extra PayCheck Working from Home

How about some extra ways to make money from home? Once in awhile we all need some extra cash, but it is better to focus on the real ways to increase income rather than saving few bucks here and there....more

Mommy, You Forgot My Shoes

 Before I had a kids, I was organized. Really organized. Everything had a place. Maybe even a label and a color. The house was picked up. Things were planned ahead of time. The schedule was organized. I left the house with everything I needed all the time....more

Habits to an Easier Life

I don't like to give out much advice, for fear I am unable to live up to the expectations of the said advise... But there are a few changes that have changed my life and are ones I have {and probably will} struggle with for like EVER. It's like my pastor says when he's preaching, he is mostly talking to himself and its easier to have a message when it's something that pertains to something you yourself have lived/struggled... ...more