It’s been a very long time since I was able to carry out any of my Easter traditions. The last time that I even got a little bit close was the first year I was officially an aunt. So, 2013. I was almost a year into my marriage and my husband and I were on … Continue reading Easter Traditions of the Past
April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2 is National World Autism day. Hello, and welcome to April - the month that is packed full of great blogging opportunities. The one we are going to focus on today is near and dear to my heart. I have always been around people with special needs, from … Continue reading Autism Awareness Month
Does your family have a game night? Fun fact: I was not allowed to play any games with dice or cards. That is till my Nanna bought me Monopoly. We only ever played it together once or twice. My family just did not do things together like that. However, with my friend in high school … Continue reading Get Ready, Get Set! It’s GAME NIGHT!
Thoughtfulness is something that we as a world do not pay enough attention to. If we thought about our neighbors more and what we could do to better their lives instead of always thinking about how to better our own, we would live in a different world. Throughout my life I have had the honor … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness
Love language - it is the way that you show and or receive love. Knowing your love language can be helpful. Knowing your spouse's love language can be a game changer. Just ask anyone who was ever in a marriage that didn’t work. The failure comes usually from the spouse knowing, but not caring or … Continue reading What is this thing called LOVE LANGUAGE?
Some time in the 1980s some person probably married and decided to make National Spouses’ Day a thing. Wait I know what you are thinking, don't we have one of those and it’s called Valentine’s Day? Well actually yes and no. While Spouses’ Day is very much for what it implies, Valentine’s Day is more … Continue reading National Spouses’ Day
The power of a hug. I came from a family of huggers and kissers for that matter. My mom was not huge on hugs but she was huge on them in public. You know, letting everyone think we were perfect. My Nana, who did not want affection from anyone, always wanted it from me. I … Continue reading The Power of A Hug
I have the unique situation where I am in DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) group therapy and this is made for me. I have been in this group twice; it has cycles and I’m doing the cycle again. My Mental health needs have changed. This time around I’m not so focused on my past hurts and … Continue reading DBT and Facing My Past
Did 2021 even happen? To some of us, 2021 was the great entry back into life from the 2020 shutdown, for others it was just an extension to 2020. For me personally not too much changed. Ok nothing changed except maybe I went easier on the boys and Jeremy about baths, hand washing, and germ … Continue reading A Look Back on 2021
*Content Warning - Pregnancy and Loss* The worst feelings for me have been the feelings I cannot humanly do anything about. For most of my life the word “someday” always gave me hope. Having been pregnant at least twice but miscarried gave me hope. Being married and living the life I thought God desired for … Continue reading Everyone Is Pregnant