All the Feels, Broken, Lessons Learned, Top 10

10 Things I Learned After My Divorce Post

WOW!! What a response. I am in shock and awe, completely humbled and overwhelmingly grateful for the outpouring of love, encouragement and "virtual thumbs up" I've received last week since my post about me being newly divorced. WOW...THANK YOU!!! My prediction of it being the most read article was spot on and far surpassed my… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned After My Divorce Post

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Broken, Confessions, Exposed Series, Get Real Series

I. Am. Divorced. There. I. Said. It.

DISCLAIMER: I have been sooo very blessed by so many that love our family, want what's best for us, and have been rock solid in their support and love. I have so many "only one phone calls away". For that I will forever be grateful. That level of commitment and dedication is not lost on… Continue reading I. Am. Divorced. There. I. Said. It.

Confessions, Lessons Learned, Writing

The Life I Never Wished For

Every now and then I think back to the "good ol' days". The days when I had very little responsibility and my biggest worry was what to wear to school the next day or making an A on my Spanish test. Days were spent riding my bike, making forts in the woods, and eventually navigating… Continue reading The Life I Never Wished For

Get Real Series, Top 10

2018 – The Proposed Pattern & Practices

Today is the final blog post in my 4-part, 2018 New Year series. I've covered everything from The Process and  The Plan, while admitting The Potential Pitfalls and now The Proposed Pattern & Practices to put in place to help me pull it off. As I've shared, it's going to take work. Planned, diligent work… Continue reading 2018 – The Proposed Pattern & Practices

Confessions, Exposed Series, Top 10

2018 – The Potential Pitfalls

Today is blog post 3 out of 4 in my 2018 New Year series. Starting with "The Process", moving to "The Plan", admitting "The Potential Pitfalls" (cause I know they are coming & want to be prepared) and tomorrow will end with "The Proposed Pattern & Practices" (the action plan & items that will help… Continue reading 2018 – The Potential Pitfalls

All the Feels, Lessons Learned

Twas the Night Before Christmas – Babies Don’t Keep

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the hall Ava wouldn't stay in bed, she continued to call. Our names to come to her and tuck her in But Santa was prepping to fill up her bin. With sparkles and shimmers and dolls all aglow With first morning light, soon she will know The… Continue reading Twas the Night Before Christmas – Babies Don’t Keep

All the Feels, Life Candy

Good Ol’ Days of Christmas Part 2

Yesterday I shared with you my "walk down memory lane" reminiscing about Christmas school parties with my older kids. Depending on how long you've been reading my blog, you may/may not know that we adopted a sweet baby girl, Ava Reese, to complete our family of 6. This will be our 3rd Christmas with her.… Continue reading Good Ol’ Days of Christmas Part 2