A Better Balance is a personal blog- no gimmicks, no giveaways, no reviews: just an average woman trying to find the right balance with all the things going on in my life. I am a wife and a mother, working full time and keeping up with a house/yard, maintaining a healthy diet and an active life, and managing mental illness and a desire to be as normal as possible....more
A Big Sister in Heaven picks up the story of the Martin family 6 months after the death of their only child, Vivienne, to brain cancer at just 9 months old. Infertile due to an emergency hysterectomy in childbirth, the Martin's are pursuing a Gestational Surrogacy to expand their family. The blog discusses the emotional aspects of these decisions, as well as sharing resources about surrogacy, our ethical approach to IVF and strategies for managing the financial pressures involved.
A BLOB blog is about my journey with weight loss. It's a long journey. I struggle. I succeed. I cheat. I win. Laugh. Cry. Whine. And vent. Weight loss is difficult. The blog reflects my challenges and my quest for health and wellness for once in my life. Don't by shy. Drop by sometime and say hello.
In my blog I share the sweet, the mediocre, and the just plain awful experiences from the box of chocolates, that is my life. I often share the day to day adventures of my life as an elementary school teacher, mom to two adorable (if I do say so myself) kids, and wife to one amazing guy. I try to live each day to its fullest and this often means lots of juggling. So come over and help yourself to a sample of my box of chocolates!