Tag: parenthood

Keeping the Balance

Before I was a mom, I would get pictures from my mom friends of their kids in ridiculous situations. My response was always, “Oh my gosh are they ok?!?!” As a mom, now my responses is usually lots of laughing emojis followed by questions… Continue Reading “Keeping the Balance”

GROWN UP GRILLED CHEESE

I know there are people out there that hate to have their food touch. Everything has to be separated and can not cross over to the other foods side. I am not one of those people. My sisters say all I eat are salads,… Continue Reading “GROWN UP GRILLED CHEESE”

THE PATH TO A BEAUTIFUL MARRIAGE

A beautiful marriage is built on the back of a beautiful friendship.  This is truly where it starts.  A marriage built on anything else is like a house made of straw.  It will bend and break at the first signs of a storm.  This… Continue Reading “THE PATH TO A BEAUTIFUL MARRIAGE”

Self Care Isn’t Selfish

It’s Thanksgiving week. As a teacher, this begins the downhill trek to Christmas break and the New Year. Just to put it in perspective, there are 5 more Mondays in 2020. That sounds crazy to me! Friends. This year has been a doozy! We… Continue Reading “Self Care Isn’t Selfish”

it’s time to change…

Let’s talk daylight savings. As a teacher and a mother, I hate the two times a year where we have to change our clocks. Why? Because it takes my children and my students over two weeks to adjust to the time change. This means… Continue Reading “it’s time to change…”

All Things Fall

Pumpkin patches. Halloween decorations. Monster cookies. Halloween costumes. Halloween/fall themed movies. These are all things fall. You know what isn’t fall? 90 degree weather. Which is the exact temperature where I live. We had 2 days of “fall” weather back in September, and I… Continue Reading “All Things Fall”

I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE

You don’t have to be in a happy marriage to be a great Papa, but it sure does help.  I met my future wife in college around 2001.  She was the most beautiful thing I had ever seen.  I still remember the first time… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE”

I AM PAPA / CHAPTER 2

Chapter 2 – The importance of a Papa My parents have been divorced since I was a small child.  For a good portion of my life I was raised by a single mother and lived with my grandparents.  That time with my grandparents is… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA / CHAPTER 2”

Lemonade out of Lemons

Hello! Here, another week of homeschooling. Actually, not another week because we took this week off. My cousin (Anita) helped me plan my year so I can take every sixth week off. So everything was planned accordingly. I had a surgery scheduled with no… Continue Reading “Lemonade out of Lemons”

Sweet potato brownies

Some of you may have heard of Hurricane Sally that recently hit the panhandle of Florida. She originally was projected to come to the Gulf Coast where I live, so of course as we prepared for the possible hurricane and they began to shut… Continue Reading “Sweet potato brownies”