Time to Regroup

Hello my lovely WordPress friends,  I just posted this on my Facebook page and wanted to let you know. I am going on a blogging hiatus. It has been a hard decision because I love this community. It has been so fun and so therapeutic but all I write about lately is the flood and…

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Potty Training Inspirations

Freestyle Fridays are for guest posters or for me to veer off my normal course whether with old posts or different than usual ones. So, here ya go, a mommy blog post about potty training. It consumed my life for two weeks so it deserved some words. :) Happy Friday! Life is never as hard…

Living for the Mirage

The finish line on the bumpy road we have traveled since the flood is finally within view; it is no longer a mirage beckoning me before disappearing as soon as I get near. I can see where we are going and we are slowly making it there sometimes with a few steps back but always…

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July Minimalism Game

As I said in recent posts, I have decided that I want a simpler life. Even now, living in disarray at my mother’s house with stuff chaotically around us, I am trying to simplify. It seems easier to part with things that are scattered around me than when they are neatly stored away. In reading blogs…

Virtual Insanity

Unfortunately, on the heels of the lovely Very Inspiring Blog Award, I am feeling anything but inspiring lately. It is as if the last two months have reached a pinnacle of frustrations and I am just angry with the world and how it turns. I still seek my center in the midst of it all,…

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Very Inspiring Blog Award

Just when I am feeling a little bit down, still dealing with the sucker punches that come every so often from the effects of the flood, I get an email from the lovely Danielle of Mom’s Eye View saying that she kindly nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blog Award. If there is anything that makes this…

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Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da

The sun slowly rises and the quiet of the night slowly gives way to morning chatter. It is like the world has rested in savasana over the last eight hours and slowly begins to wiggles its fingers and toes. Thoughts rise again to the surface and the busy-ness of life returns. Seconds tick to minutes,…