I think when we are young we find ourselves seeking out more often the voices of our peers, our elders, and society to guide us. These voices turn into our own personal advice on how we should proceed with our lives, our career choices, or even what love looks like. Even in my 30s (and … Continue reading Trusting Your Inner Voice
This past Mother’s Day seemed to be more special to me than most have over the past few years. Being a stepmother has been such an extremely demanding role over the past 5 years that I know only those who’ve been in the situation can truly understand. I think my heart hurt a little for … Continue reading Celebrating Women
Birthdays are always such a special day for me. Not just my own but those in my life whom I cherish. The celebration of the day you came into this world and the appreciation for being in my life. Dex turned 5 this month while with his bio mom so we decided to celebrate it … Continue reading His 5th Birthday
In one of my step mom books I’ve been reading, a doctor mentions ways to think more positively about your life. One of those ways was to savor the positive and happy moments of life. This struck me because we are always told to “enjoy” our life, to me this is an action. I could … Continue reading “Savoring” Life
If you live in Massachusetts then you’ve been to Boston at least a few times in your life. In my experience, it is generally a trip for fun. I park down at the Coast Guard station (because it’s free) and I walk up the north end for Italian, pastries and access to everything else. As … Continue reading Boston Work
If you introduced your job as your significant other what would that sound like for you? Would you even want anyone to meet your job? Employments are a lot like relationships and like a relationship, you may spend a large part of your life there. When you consider the type of relationship you want, the … Continue reading Employment – Love it or Leave it!
When you think of emotional eating, the first thing that may come to mind is an overweight person sitting on a couch talking about their rough childhood and how food has helped them cope all these years. But actually, this is not the only face of emotional eating. I would bet that after reading this, … Continue reading Emotional Eating
I’m not married, and maybe for good reason seeing as how I’ve been there and done that twice now. Many times the biggest lessons you learn in life are from your failures. Two of mine involve marriage - so here we are. I do believe quite a few things strongly for my life and other’s … Continue reading I Don’t Know What To Call This One….It’s About Relationships
Let’s be honest here for a minute, talking about what works and doesn’t work with kids can be a touchy subject for a lot of people. Everyone thinks their kid is different, and in some cases this is true but in many cases it’s not. Being thrown into motherhood so quickly it was sink or … Continue reading Crushing the Morning Routine – W/ Kids!
Every new year’s eve, millions of people proclaim their future in the form of what we call a “new years resolution”. Some people make these proclamations to others and some people choose not to share, like their own little secret. Whatever the chosen method, every person steps into the new year to face their new … Continue reading So You Made A Resolution…