Bloggers who live life and don’t just blog about it

I had the luxury of spending time with my mom this week. She flew in from Virginia last Wednesday and left yesterday afternoon. Although I talk to her every day, it's hard to believe I only get to see her but a few times a year. While growing up in Texas, I never imagined there … Continue reading Bloggers who live life and don’t just blog about it

Chips, Dip and Bo Brady

This post comes from a weekly memoir writing prompt provided by The Red Dress Club. This week's RemembeRED memoir prompt asked us to write a memory of sand. My mom started her career in the  latter half of her 30's, the age that I am now. She went back to school, earned a Masters in … Continue reading Chips, Dip and Bo Brady

The Naked Truth

I am 37 almost 38. This body has birthed two beautiful girls and kept up with a wonderful man for almost ten years of marriage. I've never been an athlete, but I've always tried to be mildly active. I am strong, beautiful and healthy. I know all this, so why then when my sweet husband decides to … Continue reading The Naked Truth

Friday Flip Offs 10/22: Pediatricians, Selfish Moms and Parent Drivers

 I feel like I have been in a coma or something. My head is spinning and I literally had to take the calendar out to re-trace my steps. Last I remember it was Saturday night and we were gnashing on sushi rolls and taking the kids to the movies. When I woke up, it was … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 10/22: Pediatricians, Selfish Moms and Parent Drivers

Milk, Eggs, Butter, and Life Lessons

It's been two days and I'm still hanging on to the guilt. Guilt manifested from a trip to the grocery store. Guilt that no one is inflicting on me but myself. Guilt is one of the few things that I follow through with consistently. Monday was a particularly busy day, although it didn't really need to be. … Continue reading Milk, Eggs, Butter, and Life Lessons