Hopped Up On Salt & Vinegar

Never, never, and I mean never, try to blog when you are on hormonal overload. I was in a complete funk yesterday, weepy & strung out. I felt like I was going through some sort of withdrawal, so I did what any addict would do. I consumed almost an entire bag of salt & vinegar … Continue reading Hopped Up On Salt & Vinegar

Frozen Custard is Best Served Together

It took me a few years to really understand that it is not my job to make my kids like me. I am not their friend, I am their parent. In fact, if they get to a point that they think I am "cool" then I have seriously screwed up somewhere. I've also decided that … Continue reading Frozen Custard is Best Served Together

It is Definitely Monday

Friday night I worked on our gymnastic's meet program finalizing advertisements and general content. All day Saturday I worked on our gymnastic's meet program finalizing advertisements and general content. Sunday more of the same. And there is still more to complete before we go to print on Wednesday morning. My family is about ready to … Continue reading It is Definitely Monday

Losing Weight – Getting Rid of Unhealthy Holiday Expectations

My husband's comment about my speaking opportunity was meant to be a joke, although there was some truth behind it. I couldn't help but laugh, a little. Afterall, don't we all struggle with control issues? My speaking engagement went well, I think, and I thoroughly enjoyed being around so many moms. It also made me … Continue reading Losing Weight – Getting Rid of Unhealthy Holiday Expectations

Am I the Only One?

Maybe it's seeing Thanksgiving decorations at Halloween and Christmas decorations at Thanksgiving that sucks the joy out of the holidays. I know that as a mom, I'm supposed to be super excited about this time of year. Don't get me wrong - I decorate the house, top to bottom. The tables are topped with fall … Continue reading Am I the Only One?