Parenting Confessions: Rotten Days Suck

Those days. You know the ones. You're out of creamer, you oversleep and everyone coordinates the day to get out of bed on the wrong side. They then proceed to bicker and argue and antagonize each other (and the dog) until the moment they walk out the door to go to school. Yep, that's me. Right … Continue reading Parenting Confessions: Rotten Days Suck

The Story I Keep Telling

There's this story that keeps playing on a continuous loop in the back of my mind. It's the one where I lost some weight, got fit, discovered passions, strengths, and gifts I didn't know were there. And the beginning of this story took place in paradise. Once we moved, I still maintained the passion, but … Continue reading The Story I Keep Telling

Big Time Small Town

As a mother of military kiddos, I often marvel at the idea of living in a small town, putting down roots, and having them grow up from kindergarten through 12th grade in the same school district. Does anyone do that anymore? It seems like it would be idyllic in some ways, a nice idea, but … Continue reading Big Time Small Town

The Funk Has Left the Building!

Over the last year different friends have encouraged me through my weight loss/fitness journey, and a few even telling me that by witnessing my transition, they've in turn been inspired to get more fit. Wow. While I wouldn't call it a burden (seriously?! I'm the one that posts about it for everyone to read!) but … Continue reading The Funk Has Left the Building!