Gen X, health, randomness, silliness

this is just how I am now

I thought I was getting sick because I felt really awful the other day. The day after that I didn’t feel great, either. I didn’t have a fever so I figured it wasn’t the flu. I was pretty sure it was the cold my family had been passing around that I’d managed to avoid so far. But the weird thing…

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aha moment, distractions

I am my own worst enemy

I was rushing around, trying to get out the door. I grabbed the tab at the back of my boot and shoved my foot in while pulling the boot on, then repeated the process with the other foot. Though it was was my feet and my boots I’d just abused, it was a finger on my left hand feeling the…

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coffee break, current events, light, positive energy, self pep talk, support, tragedy, truth

finding the light?

Floods, earthquakes, fires, hurricanes…and just for fun let’s add a pissing match between too inept leaders over nuclear weapons. Oh, and as of today we can add the largest mass shooting in US history. Everything is getting a little intense, isn’t it? I’ve found it difficult to get on with my life in the midst of all this very real…

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creativity, mindful parenting, mom blog, parenting, screen time, summer, Texas

But IS the livin’ really easy?

Summertime. And the livin’ is…repetitive. Even trips to Target aren’t nearly as thrilling as they were a month ago. Going outside at all can be rough here in the Houston area; last weekend the heat index was like 110 degrees. Suffice to say my battle against screen time isn’t going so well. Today as I write I’m “playing school” with…

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