No one wants to talk about it, but many of us are so overwhelmed with the busyness of our schedules and the urgency of situations right on our doorsteps each day, we either forget to acknowledge the blessings in life, or it feels really hard to find something. Maybe your marriage is hard right… Read More When it’s hard to feel thankful.
Picture this: You run into a friend you haven’t seen in a while and as pleasantries are exchanged, one of you asks, “So how’s the family?” If someone offered you a million dollars to guess their response could you do it? I know if you guessed: “Oh we’re good. Just BUSY,” you just might win the big… Read More Just Say No: 7 Steps to Stop the “Busy” Train
Confession time: I’m totally insecure. If I have a conversation with you, you can bet that, ten minutes after I walk away, I’m kicking myself for something I said and wondering if I should call to ask if I’ve offended you. I can wring my hands in anxiety years later when a mistake I made in… Read More Insecurity: Taming the Dragon
I have some raw feelings at the moment and I’m going to share them, not because I really want you all to see me in this vulnerable and weak state, or because I want pity. I’m letting you in because it’s the reality of the situation. It’s the aftermath of what we’ve been through and… Read More Aftermath and Battle Scars
Yes, that is my foyer in the photo above – with shoes everywhere. The couch pillows are all over the floor too. Certainly not Pinterest worthy. Social Media is a funny thing, isn’t it? We all hope we can actually become that perfectly posed family in our avatar, no? If we put it out there… Read More The Social Media Battle for the Perfect Life
Hey there! I’m so glad you’re here! For my faithful followers over the years at Life As I Know It, I’m moving to my own space! It’s been so exciting and SO much work. I’ve been very nervous to dive into something bigger, but I can’t wait to continue pursuing my passion in a new… Read More Welcome!