Tag: SAHM

The Anniversary I Forgot, But He Remembered

The Anniversary I Forgot, But He Remembered

When was the last time you felt really appreciated?  Like knocked off your feet, blown away, seen, known, and loved by another human being kind of appreciated? For me, it was this morning. Today, Greg celebrates his 15th anniversary working for J&J.  And, by default, […]

Mom Hacks: Housekeeping Edition

Mom Hacks: Housekeeping Edition

Just in time for the weekend, here’s the last in our series of amazing Mom Hacks!  Of course, you don’t have to be a mom to use this list (or the self-care list, either).  These housekeeping hacks are super handy to have around no matter […]

80/10/10

80/10/10

(Today’s post has been pulled from some journaling I had done about 5 years ago.  For all of you still in the trenches with little ones, please know that we do remember.  We really do.  And for those of us whose kids are a bit […]

Always Shower at Night: And Other Lessons I’ve Learned Since Going Back to Work

Always Shower at Night: And Other Lessons I’ve Learned Since Going Back to Work

This is a picture of my first associate and me just before I started working at the job I had for almost 14 years: This is a picture of all four of my current associates and me just a few short months ago. Suffice it […]

Success and the Small Things

Success and the Small Things

“It’s hard to grasp, you know?  I am almost 40 years old and I will never be this world’s version of successful.” With those words, my eyes filled with tears.  Greg just took my hand and let me collect myself for a minute. We were […]

Flying Solo & Keeping the Faith

Flying Solo & Keeping the Faith

The kids and I were sitting down to dinner after a phenomenally long day.  In the previous 24 hours, the school year had ended, our dishwasher had broken, and the hard-to-reach fluorescent light bulbs in the laundry room had burned out.  Thunderstorms and tornado warnings had […]

Why This Blog? And Why Now?

Why This Blog? And Why Now?

Over the past few weeks, as I’ve tossed around the idea of starting a blog, so many people have been encouraging and supportive.  It’s meant so much to me to see the faith people have in me as a mom, as a woman with a […]