A great outlook ahead of us

My daughter’s softball career is about to take off. After COVID ruined out 2020 season, we are now gearing up for 2021 with a great outlook ahead of us. In the last few weeks we’ve had an influx of players to our team and my daughter who is 10 is being set up to playContinue reading “A great outlook ahead of us”

I doubt that’s how it works exactly…

What are your thoughts on affirmations? I’m not sure I am all about them at this point. I mean I know if you have a positive mindset you can put yourself into a better mood, but can you really manifest something by merely stating it over and over again? I doubt that’s how it worksContinue reading “I doubt that’s how it works exactly…”

Average might just be success in a different light

In an era when expectations are getting more mediocre and softer, I’ve come to the conclusion that average might just be success in a different light. That is, when I’m talking about my son who has dyslexia. We can all talk about how we want our kids to grow up to be successful. After watchingContinue reading “Average might just be success in a different light”

Growth is such a funny thing.

The tiny seed knew that in order to grow it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered with darkness and struggle to reach the light. Sandra King Growth is such a funny thing. When the kids were born, especially my first, I had no idea what I was doing. I had babysat before and doneContinue reading “Growth is such a funny thing.”

It wasn’t me. It was a raccoon.

If only you could get away with this answer for everything. My son was only four of the time he gave this answer. He had no idea at that point of personal responsibility, but the post that I found in my timehop app today can start a great discussion on Personal Responsibility. I found aContinue reading “It wasn’t me. It was a raccoon.”

365 Podcasts A Year — Motivation Week

Sharing podcasts that might interest the readers of this blog brings me joy! This week is motivation week. I know that this time of year with the unpredictable weather and the stress of passing the 1 year COVID mark has gotten us all down a bit. Keep your chin up and listen to some greatContinue reading “365 Podcasts A Year — Motivation Week”

That Last OK

In the article 13 Common Parenting Tips the Experts Think It’s OK to Ignore, one of the 13 stuck out to me. We recently had a “come to Jesus” meeting with my daughter and son. They seemed to think that when we tell them to do something it’s us ASKING for them to do it.Continue reading “That Last OK”

Mom: The Myth. The Legend.

In 2020 I wrote a post about a falsehood people believe about motherhood. In It is a 24/7 job for the rest of your life… I talked about how being a stay at home mom is easy. My conclusion was that motherhood itself isn’t hard, but what is hard is that it is NEVERENDING. FromContinue reading “Mom: The Myth. The Legend.”

A year ago was opening day!

A year ago today I rebooted my blog! I can’t believe it’s been a year already. I really didn’t get super focused on writing again until later on in the year, but today I came out with my first new blog post in years! I posted about Opening Day of baseball for my son. It’sContinue reading “A year ago was opening day!”

A complicated case of circumstances

My daughter went to a birthday party recent and told me she didn’t feel like she belonged there. It was a new friends party she went to and it was small due to Covid so most people there were family or had known this girl for years. Feeling out of place is a common occurrenceContinue reading “A complicated case of circumstances”