Yes, I do have a lot to be thankful for but…

So our family has had a rough couple weeks, well months actually! With my dads cancer diagnosis just seems to be more bad news all the time and our oldest daughter’s anxiety has reached a high and has complicated every aspect of our lives! It is so hard to see the ones closest to us suffer!Continue reading “Yes, I do have a lot to be thankful for but…”

Thanksgiving Prayer

My Thanksgiving Prayer Dear God, Thank you for being my refuge and my strength. Thank you that no matter what the circumstances, I can count on you to shelter me and give me strength. Thank you that even if things around me seem to crumble (which seems to be a lot lately) you are always withContinue reading “Thanksgiving Prayer”

Mom Tip #107

Traditions – every family should have some type of tradition – whether that’s Hawaii for Christmas or park for your birthday, it doesn’t matter what the tradition is, but make one or two or 8 🙂 But remember, do what works for YOUR family! You don’t have to do what every other family is doing on Facebook, doContinue reading “Mom Tip #107”

Mom Tip #106

Okay, here it is…my weakness…my weakness is I LOVE to sleep!! So this next tip, I struggle with and that tip is getting up earlier than your family in the morning! When I do (very rarely) the morning goes so much smoother and the day just seems to start better! Every morning I get upContinue reading “Mom Tip #106”

He Will Keep Fighting – our Cancer journey with Dad

This past Sunday started with an emergency trip to the ER via ambulance; my dad (who has stage 4 melanoma throughtout his body) was having severe headaches and yes, it turned out to be a brain bleed. We found out that he had a golf-ball size tumor on his cerebellum and multiple other lesions onContinue reading “He Will Keep Fighting – our Cancer journey with Dad”

Mom Tip #105

Mom Tip #105 – Pray for your kids! First of all, our God is the only one to ultimately protect and care for our (HIS) children! And secondly, it set’s such a good example for children to see/hear us pray for them. I pray in a way, like I’m talking to God as a friend,Continue reading “Mom Tip #105”

Excited to do laundry 🤓

Yes, that’s right, I’m excited to do laundry! Laundry is a never-ending battle and instead of doing laundry everyday, I chose 2 days( Wednesday and Saturday) to do it (unless I have an emergency load, I’ll throw that in) but I pretty much stick to these 2 days because otherwise I’m doing laundry(washing, drying, FoldingContinue reading “Excited to do laundry 🤓”

Chocolate/Oatmeal Energy Bites

This is simple, chocolate go-to snack! And they are pretty healthy too, so that’s a bonus! Ingredients: 1 cup of Oatmeal (dry) 1/2 cup  peanut butter 1/2 cup of chocolate chips (try mini chips) 1/3 cup of honey 1 tsp. vanilla Another option is to add 1/2 cup of flaxseed. I will typically estimate howContinue reading “Chocolate/Oatmeal Energy Bites”

I love Fridays…maybe alone time?! 

It is Friday and the weekend is almost here! It has been a long week at my house, my little peeps and big hubby peep not feeling so well, so this mama has not had much sleep 😴 So when I was asked to go to dinner for a work function, I thought the aloneContinue reading “I love Fridays…maybe alone time?! “