2018 · August · Life · Life Copes

The 5 Best Reasons Silence IS Golden

Suddenly, it’s the end of the day, the kids are in bed, the phone is charging and on silent, the husband has been fed and is on his way to bed, the TV is off, and I’m left all alone. Ahhhh that golden moment when alas, all is quiet.

Ahhhh that golden moment when alas, all is quiet.

Silence is golden.

2018 · August · Life · Life Copes

A Mother’s Open Letter to Her 16 Year Old Son on His Birthday

Today marks the 16th year I’ve been blessed to be your mom.

2018 · August · Life Laughs

Laughter is Happiness: 16 Snippets of Laughter (The best of Seen and Overheard)

There are times when you just need a good laugh. There is nothing better than a good belly laugh to make life seem less icky and less stressful.

Many things make me laugh: My children’s laughter, a good joke, things I read, things I see and hear and a good many other things. One of my favorite things is sharing laughter and so I started seen and overheard on my social media. This is a snippet f some of those laughable moments

2018 · June · Life · Life Copes · Life Laughs · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 7 – The Double-Header

Did you enjoy walking through the park yesterday? Wasn’t it sooo relaxing? It was for us too! I’m glad you stopped in today. Do I have a story to tell you!

This is a double-header in that we did one activity during the day and one in the evening. 

2018 · June · Life · Life Laughs · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun – Day 5 – Water Balloon Hot Potato (a new take on an old game)

Today’s activity is a new spin on the old game Hot Potato. Do you remember playing that as a kid? I do, too! It’s HOT!  Going swimming or playing with water goes hand in hand with hot. That’s how we came up with this idea for a new twist on an old game. Come on in and see how to play!

2018 · June · Life · Summer · Summer of Fun

Summer of Fun 2018 – Day 1 – Wind Racers

Welcome to day one of Summer of Fun 2018! Wanting to spend quality time is where it all started and for lack of a better name, I simply called it Summer of Fun. It started out as something I wanted to try but quickly turned into a must for all of us. Sometime around April, everyone starts asking when we’re going to create the list and so it begins.

2017

Four (and a hidden 5th) Simple Reasons

HI! So, how are those New Year Resolutions going? Are you still on track? Still plugging away? Oh, I do hope so! During the first week of January, we talked about why we make resolutions. Do you remember? Well, today we’re talking ways we can make ourselves feel better at absolutely no expense! That’s right.…… Continue reading Four (and a hidden 5th) Simple Reasons