Family/Motherhood/Military Life

What Being a Military Family Taught Me About the Holidays

Family Friday My husband missed our sons Birthday. He didn't get to see the kids in their Halloween costumes this year. He missed Thanksgiving. He will miss seeing the sparkle of our lights and their excited glowing faces on Christmas morning. We will ring in the New Year without him. The list goes on and on....special… Continue reading What Being a Military Family Taught Me About the Holidays

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Under My Nose: Appreciating the Blessings Right in Front of Me!

Friends,  I just hit 1,000 likes! I am so thankful and so humbled you have all taken the time to read my words the past 2 months! I appreciate all of your encouragement along the way and I look forward to continuing on this adventure with you! Y'all are great! In honor of this, I… Continue reading Under My Nose: Appreciating the Blessings Right in Front of Me!

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

He Knew…

Daily word prompt: Paragon Winey at times. Messy. Loud. These ill words may describe my children in certain situations. But, they are the paragon of the type of kids God knew I needed.  Loving! Caring! Tender hearted! Yep...God knew! He knew I needed two little best friends in my life...so He gave me them! 

Healthy Living

Letting Go and Finding Happiness

via Daily Prompt: Unmoored Too many times, we search for happiness in others. Through addictions, through habits. Oftentimes, we are left longing for that "one thing" that will make the change in our life to make us feel content. And yet, we are surrounded by what we need for fulfillment. We just overlook it. We… Continue reading Letting Go and Finding Happiness

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How a Lunchbox Changed My Day: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness

I feel really good about today. I woke up energized and excited about the day. I made the kids breakfast, packed school lunch, drank a few sips coffee on the drive to school drop off... Life...felt...good! Once I got home, I sat down to enjoy my coffee and start my devotion. It is then, that I… Continue reading How a Lunchbox Changed My Day: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness