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

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