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Gray lady

For the Mom Who Feels Depressed, Worn, & Weary

I hit a wall last week. Figuratively, I was pushing ahead, slogging through an overwhelming schedule, head down and leaning into the wind, when I ran head first into a wall and crashed. I needed rest, but life keeps moving forward so I had to get up and keep moving …

Frog in a Pot

A Frog in a Pot: The True Story of 2016

“2016 was a hard year.” I saw that a lot at the beginning of this month, and I concur. It WAS hard. In many ways. I started the year off with depression that I fought and battled until mid-Summer. I added too much to my plate, and I added more and …

Cobwebs

Clearing Cobwebs

You know how sometimes you are going about your business all fine and dandy and then you switch on a table lamp and suddenly, the biggest cobweb ever catches your attention out of the corner of your eye? You look up and realize there’s not one but several.. The kind …

August30

My August Whole30 Challenge

Have I gone mad? Some may say “yes.” I would be inclined to disagree, naturally. I think I’m fairly sane. =) My First Whole 30 Back in April, I joined a good friend in a 30-Day challenge, a Whole 30 challenge, and I did it. I completed it. The whole …

MomSummerReading

A Mom’s Summer Reading List

With all this talk of Summer reading lists, I’ve been thinking about all the unfinished books on my own list. In fact, I used to take more time to read than I have been taking now, for years. I was toying with the idea of creating my own Summer reading …