love thy neighbor {the art of life; ch 13 of Desperate, hope for the mom who needs to breathe}

It’s been a long time coming, finishing reading this book and I still have one more chapter to go!  Change abounds for our family and we are embarking on yet more excitement so the book club bloggy posts have taken … Continue reading

South Western Salad and Creamy Cilantro-Lime Dressing

By popular demand here is the recipe.  I found it from a super cute blog called The Garden Grazer.  Check out all their yummy recipes (with great photos!)! *** my only change here is that I use 2 cloves minced … Continue reading

{eating through the rainbow} encouraging new and healthy foods

Now that homeschooling is done, I’ve got loads of time on my hands! okay- not really- but I have to manage my time and the kids’ time or I’ll be paying for it later.  If you’re like me  you  suffer … Continue reading

Living On Purpose. {what, when & how to set goals for you and your family} book club ramblings ch 12 of Desperate

Here are my ramblings based on ch. 12 (Living on Purpose) of Desperate, hope for the mom who needs to breathe.  Join me in a conversation! If you’ve ever worked in the professional world you’ve probably been held accountable to … Continue reading

The Decision to Mother. My infertility Story. 2 kids later, dreams, heartache, and depression. miscarriage #2

I know I’m a little late this week with my infertility story (The Decision to Mother) but I just had to get in the book club book (Desperate)  PLUS I’ve just started “eating through the rainbow” with the kiddos this … Continue reading

All the Voices That Influence Us (inspired by ch. 11 Desperate). Book Club stream of thought rambles

I know a few people who absolutely prefer and embrace their alone time.  They almost crave to be alone more so than they crave relationships.  My personality however, can’t even begin to relate to wanting or even needing alone time … Continue reading

{all things can be used for good} pain brings empathy and compassion; my infertility story continues

The Decision to Mother. My Infertility Story Continues. A reader asked me if my miscarriage, followed by an immediate pregnancy caused me any emotional guilt as the grief was replaced with a new joy, new baby.  In answering her question … Continue reading