What I learned about myself…

This last Monday brought my 12-week anniversary of not working. I know it seems a little strange to call it an anniversary -but by definition an anniversary is a "recurrence of a date marking a notable event" (Thanks Merriam-webster dictionary). And thinking over everything that has been and happened in the past - it defiantly … Continue reading What I learned about myself…

Update: 6 months post hysterectomy

6 months ago, I had a robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy -you can read about it at My hysterectomy experience. I also did a 4 week follow-up with Post Hysterectomy Life. Here is an update to how I am doing 6 month post-op. I have a confession...I end up laughing every time I walk by the tampons … Continue reading Update: 6 months post hysterectomy

What a lovely burden…

I was busy...too busy. After months of slowly healing from burnout, and finally starting to feel better, I had slid back into old ways. It started a couple months before with the addition of ducks to our family. They needed daily cleaning, watering, feeding, time out of their pen and overall care. That in itself … Continue reading What a lovely burden…

Thankful and Encouragement journals

Thankful and encouragement journals are great ways to help you stay positive and focused on what's important in life. Thankful and encouragement journals A couple years ago I went through some burn out. I became very cynical and felt that I had lost my hope. I felt stuck. After a little time to just be … Continue reading Thankful and Encouragement journals

Cleaning a kids room

maybe just a little bit over-exaggerated, but pretty darn close... Our house is small, not tiny house small, but small. It becomes a little more cramped when you throw into the mix our hobbies, working from home, and homeschool. My husband also tends to fall into the hoarding category. He denies it, but my own … Continue reading Cleaning a kids room

How to survive traveling with your kids

Hello, hello and happy Friday. With the arrival of November it brings to mind holiday travel - which can be fun - but when children are involved it can become a overwhelming production in no time. Before I had my daughter I would notice how some parents seemed to barely make it through the holidays … Continue reading How to survive traveling with your kids

5 things I want to do today…

With all the things you have to do, have you ever wondered what it would be like to do something you wanted to do everyday? My daily to-do list is long. Lately it has become even longer, fall garden clean-up, prepping ducks for winter, blog posts (I know I did that to myself), even preparing … Continue reading 5 things I want to do today…