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One important lesson to guide you in 2015

This year my mantra has been to ‘Get comfortable being uncomfortable”.

I’ve found this to be an internal driving force behind many of the things I have tackled this year, as I’ve tried to extend myself out of my comfort zone to find what really makes me tick. 382 more words


Loss and Understanding

Today I woke up to learn that a neighbor of our’s died of cancer.  Her kids are in 4th and 7th grade and her son is very close to my boys.   275 more words


By Small and Simple Things

One of my favorite Christmas traditions every year (and possibly one of yours too!) is curling up on the couch with family and watching It’s a Wonderful Life. 889 more words


Be Grateful Amir!!

“The best way to appreciate what you have is to imagine yourself without it.”

#NoteToSelf 23 more words

The Terrible/Wonderful Twos--Loving Whatever Life Throws Our Way

Our youngest son recently turned two. TWO! Every time I’ve had a two-year-old I can distinctly remember thinking to myself, “Could I possibly love this kid any more?? 586 more words


slow down, yo

Isn’t my hair beautiful? That’s day 2 of my half assed attempt at a French braid. It’s the only way to keep my hair out of my face for several days at a time without irritating my scalp, and I love this hairstyle thankyouverymuch. 496 more words



When we moved from our house in town to our house 15 minutes from town, my husband and I started a list of all of the out-of-ordinary animals we saw (or evidence of them) around our property. 696 more words