“I don’t want nothing less than who I’m meant to be” These lyrics to the song Who I’m Meant To Be by Anthem Lights struck me like a lightening bolt. That’s what I had been doing the past 6 months… I had let myself become less than I was meant to be… I was meant… Read More Nothing less than who I’m meant to be
I’m not sure I’ve ever kept a New Years Resolution… or even made one. A ‘Resolution’ is defined by Google.com as 1. a firm decision to do or not to do something. or 2. the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter. Making a New Years Resolution seems to be a common thing,… Read More Make Bucket Lists Instead of New Years Resolutions
I’m about half way through my 30’s, and while I enjoyed all the excitement that life had to bring in my 20’s, I am truly enjoying my 30’s far more than I ever imagined. Here are some of the reasons why, and what I’d say to a younger me if I had the chance! Life… Read More 5 Things That Are Making My 30’s Better Than My 20’s
Have you ever cried over the mere thought of having to make a meal for your family? I have. Getting handed 5 pages with dietary restrictions of what your newly diagnosed son can and cannot eat will do that to a mom. When K was first diagnosed as being dairy intolerant, that meant a new… Read More Overwhelmed by Dietary Restrictions? You Aren’t Alone.
There I was, standing alone in the police evidence room, among all the evidence from the worst crimes imaginable, praying, asking God to please give me a sign, because He knows I am that stubborn, that I needed an actual sign on top of all that we were experiencing, and all that already showed me… Read More 7 Areas of Life to Balance and Grow so You Can Live the Life Of Your Dreams, the Oola Life.
As I started this journey of blogging, I never envisioned the path it would take me down. But I am so very thankful for the journey it’s led me on and the experiences we are able to have as a family because of the blog. We are loving the time we are spending together, the… Read More Liebster Award- Thank You!
‘Survival-mode’ is a very real season of parenting that my husband and I have found ourselves in. Survival-mode is that space between here and there, now and then, promising and doing, preparing and executing. It’s that space between when I said I’d do something, and me doing it. And most often, that space is so filled… Read More 6 Steps to Surviving Survival-Mode
Living with intent changes everything. It changes they way we interpret things, and the way we respond to everything. I’m an emotional person by nature, it is my first response to situations, especially stressful ones. Choosing to live with intent has changed my way of thinking, and it’s made all the difference in my level… Read More Living With Intent
Children are emotionally charged little beings. As a mom of 3 kids, there always seems to be someone upset over one thing or another in our house. It is beyond me how a tv remote control can bring about such strong emotions… I’m sure I’m not alone here! As a mom who finds herself responding… Read More Parenting with Intent-5 Steps To Change ‘Emotional’ to ‘Intentional’
To the mom who is rocking her baby late in the night, knowing putting them in their crib will wake them, and you’ve been up for the past 3 days, I see you. To the dad who is working late again, who hasn’t been home for supper all week, who is trying to juggle work… Read More Struggling Parents, You Aren’t Alone, I See You