I’ve talked about change many times before, the fact that change is happening all around us, within us and that change is the only constant in life. It’s something I used to be very resistant to. Change was (and still can be) scary. It’s unpredictable. It reminds me of how little I have control over… Read More


Keep Calm And Write Something

Image Source – Pinterest of course! Right now, I’m really glad I’m at my computer working on this post. But I also don’t want to be here. I really want to be sitting on the couch or propped up in bed, reading the new book I got today. I know this sounds weird, please allow… Read More


one year blog anniversary tag cloud image

On December 27th of 2011, my first post for this blog went live. After several months of going back and forth in my head, trying to figure out what a blog even was and wondering what would be worse – if no one gave it a glance or if people actually stopped to read what… Read More


This morning, when my son asked about going to the movies, I quickly answered “I’ll get paid on Friday so maybe we can go this weekend.” It felt so good to say, so natural and I instantly felt happy about it. Then, my stomach tightened and I remembered, this will be my last pay day… Read More


Woman resting peacefully

Summer seemed to crawl by, carrying us on waves on unrelenting heat, humidity and days of boredom from it being too hot to even play outside. Then suddenly it seems, September is here and things have gone from slow motion to super high speed! This month has brought some awesome changes like preschool and nice,… Read More


Retro clock on fall leaves sky background

Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year. I love everything about it. I always feel as if there’s a shift in the atmosphere. The air feels and smells different. And I feel lighter, happier, more free and at peace. So with all the busyness that comes with the end of summer for me, I’m… Read More