Coming Back, Coming up

  I’ve had a hard winter. Well, a hard tail of winter anyway. I battled with fatigue and depression earlier, and just a hectic schedule. Doctors appointments, therapy appointments, swimming, gymnastics, piano, church, the mom thing, the keeping-the-house-clean and the…
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Happy Spring with Kinder

Happy Spring! That’s what we celebrate in April with chocolate eggs, egg hunts, bubbles, skipping ropes and pastel colors and mud pies and splashy puddles. I’ve partnered with  Kinder as a #KinderMom to celebrate this fun time once again. Did…
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Watering Depression

  “Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. I don’t know when it started exactly. There wasn’t a specific moment or event that I can recall. The third week in January I remember…
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The Wild Bird Flew Into The Window

A little birdie had the misfortune of flying into our window a few weeks ago. Chloe dumped out the Kleenex from her Kleenex box to make a nice little home. With Gigi’s help, little birdie was put in the box…
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You’re a Good Mama

Credit @Doug88888 “You’re a good mama”. I hear that every so often from seniors at our church. I love them, value their encouragement and it warms my heart, probably because one of my love languages is words of affirmation. “If…
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Homemade Mini Cheesecakes

Several years ago I bought a mini cheesecake from Williams Sonoma and I’ve used it a number of times over the years. It came with a recipe on the back which has never failed me. Making a basic cheesecake, I…
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Tiny Tidbits 01.14

Chloe: 7 years, John: 5 years, Isaac: 2 1/2 years My birthday is January 8th and Chloe’s is the 9th. On January 7th, someone asked Chloe what the next day was and I believe that they were expecting her to…
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