Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

I felt like this might be a good post to reblog. Go make yourself a stress ball today.¬† First published on December 17, 2018 I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating¬†our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher.… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

Family, Life, Motherhood, Music

These Will Be The Good Old Days

  There's this catchy song by Macklemore and Kesha (I know, I am just as surprised as you) that has been humming in my head all summer; playing on the car radio in between destinations; on the Apple Music account when Ella is dancing or when Anna is getting ready for the day.   I… Continue reading These Will Be The Good Old Days

therapy, puzzle pieces. anxiety
Anxiety, Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood

I’m In Therapy

    I feel so Seinfeld, so Mad About You, so oh I don't know, Diane Keaton movie about living in New York City and having a mysterious and very interesting life, right now. Remember when going to therapy meant you were rich? Or lived in the big city? Or were a nutjob? It doesn't… Continue reading I’m In Therapy

teenagers, family, children, motherhood
Motherhood, Parenting

Eighteen Years Ago

Seems like a lifetime ago and really, it was. My oldest daughter turns 18 tomorrow. Eighteen years ago this week, I was getting ready to have my first child. I was watching a movie a couple of weeks ago (OKAY IT WAS PRETTY IN PINK) and in it, Duckie was rewinding a tape deck in… Continue reading Eighteen Years Ago

dessert quesadillas
Food, Humor, Link Party

Dessert Quesadillas Because Stress

When I have a stressful week, I eat my feelings. Which works well for you because that means I will end up making a recipe and sharing it. One morning I was packing Ella's lunch and made her sandwich on a flour tortilla instead of her usual bread to shake things up a bit. I… Continue reading Dessert Quesadillas Because Stress