Tag Archives: JOY

Overcoming Feelings of Un-Appreciation!

Whether you just happened to stumble upon this post or have come here from my Letters Of Lace series. Know that you are in the company of a good friend! There are seasons in life when our acts of service go unnoticed, when our kindness is accepted but not appreciated, when “thank you” and “I’m grateful” are phrases we hardly ever hear…. Read more »

Global Blogging #23

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Welcome back to #globalblogging. THANK YOU ALL so much for being a part of the link up!  For new people joining us this week, it’s so great to have you!! We hope to see you again!! 🙂 Meet your hosts!   Once again, we have amazing bloggers from all over the world!!! PORTUGAL / UK / USA / IRELAND / SOUTH AFRICA / SCOTLAND / GERMANY / CANADA / AUSTRALIA / EU-SLOVINIA / GUATEMALA / MALTA/KENYA / THAILAND We ask kindly that you remember to comment and share the posts… Read more »

Dear Friend – With No Kids!

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A little while ago a very dear and special friend made a passing comment that she never read my blog because she wasn’t a mom. As human nature would have it, I was a tad offended. However, once I was able to get over my self pity and think a little deeper into why she made that comment, I was… Read more »

Teaching Our Children How To Set Achievable Goals.

Firstly… What a year it’s been! To be perfectly honest with you; when I set out on this blogging adventure I never really thought that it would actually take off. But it was a goal that I had set for myself, and I was determined to make it a reality… here we are! Surrounded by all the New Year hype, I can’t help… Read more »

Today, I Wished I Wasn’t a Parent!

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Today, for just a moment, as I watched the chaos unfold around me, for one single minute… I wished I wasn’t a parent. My pre-parent days flashed before my eyes, and I longed to be able to travel back in time, even if just for a moment, to revel in the peace and quiet. To become again the organized, more in-control “me”…. Read more »

Muddy Puddles – Peppa Pig Style

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This week has been a most welcome reprieve from the heat we’ve had lately. It’s been raining on and off for the last few days. But along with the reprieve comes the unfortunate reality that a mom can only do so much to keep her kids entertained indoors… Boredom will hit!!! So, today I had one of those all-too-rare light-bulb… Read more »

Admitting it, is hard!

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Sitting here… trying to think of something to write… (cue crickets chirping!) I am at a complete loss for words, without inspiration, I have absolutely no energy, or enthusiasm to put words to paper. I remember when I started this blog 5 months ago, I promised myself I would always “say it like it is”, be honest with my readers,… Read more »

The Joy Finding Bucket List

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A few weeks ago I wrote a post about “Finding My Joy Again“. In it I explored the question of whether or not it is possible for a mother to find and enjoy the same unbridled JOY that our children seem to revel in. They always seem so carefree, without stress, and purely happy! The answer to this question is: Yes!… Read more »

My daughter LOVES the word POOP!

I have been deliberating whether I should actually write this post! I keep thinking, what will my daughter say… But you know… It’s just too funny not to share. If you had to meet this fiery, blonde haired, blue eyed child of mine. You would quickly see that she is no pushover. She speaks her mind (all the time), and… Read more »

Finding My Joy Again

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I often catch myself thinking, while watching my children play, how I wish that I could experience that same unbridled JOY that seems to ooze out of them.   The pit-of-your-stomach kind of laughter, the smiles, the giggles, and innocent teasing that fills their play. I must admit, sometimes I’m a little jealous of their JOY. a joy so unencumbered… Read more »