My Bahamas Story

My Bahamas Story

As I sat there rocking him, tears poured down my face in buckets.  Buckets. The question was rolling over and over again in my mind, "What is this love I feel?" I felt love deep. True.  Connected. Not the "I just met you and you are sweet" type love.  Not the "oh my heart breaks [...]

Grumpy Joy

Grumpy Joy

Ever have a grumpy day? No? Me neither. Ha, if only that were true right? What's worse is when you see another grumpy person and you are all like, "Sheesh, what is wrong with them?  Like they have anything to be grumpy about.  Where do they get off being sad/mad/tired/grumpy/stressed?"  (insert judgmental face). Fast forward [...]

a PEACE of my week

Self awareness is a funny thing, right?  Its something we see the need for so clearly in others around us, yet it seems to be difficult to peg ourselves down in certain ways. Why do I act "this" way? Why is this a choice I keep going back to? What in me lifts others up [...]

The Comfort Quandry

The Comfort Quandry

Maybe I blame it on the American Dream.  Maybe I blame it on the path my generation was set out on.  Even as a young girl there was a plan for my life, a path that I merely needed to walk on and do my best.  I needed to work hard in school.  I needed to [...]

Sometimes 

Sometimes 

Sometimes your heart and your time and your days and moments are so full that your brain turns mush for everything else. This time is one of those times.  But as my kids always say, "we aren't perfect Mommy!"  So to that I say, Amen!  Here's to being okay with admitting that sometimes you just [...]