Life is a Tilt-a-Whirl

Without the option of getting off. That’s what I feel like right now. I just gave birth two weeks ago, and surprisingly, I am adjusting pretty well. It’s everything else that has my head spinning! Just because you have a baby doesn’t mean life slows down so you can keep up. I wish! Within the…

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Pregnant While Depressed

I thought of a million ways to address this subject during the course of my pregnancy. I couldn’t figure out a way to broach the subject. Then I reminded myself about how candid I’ve always been in sharing my battle with mental health  (see this blog) and that this blog post should be no different.…

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ADHD- The Myth and My truth

When you carry your little one snuggly under your heart, you’re envisioning their face, their 10 fingers and toes, their smell, their smiles etc. What you’re not thinking about is the possibility that one day they may hit a bump in the road and it’s not something they can just “outgrow”. You have a sneaking…

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And Just When I Thought I Had it All Together

I look up and realize I have not posted in this blog in a year. A WHOLE YEAR. Now this isn’t to say that I haven’t been blogging…but I’ve totally neglected this blog. And I guess the reality is…transitioning from SAHM to working mom means there aren’t as many crafting days with the kiddies…and parenting…

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Ups & Downs of Motherhood – 5 Tips On How to Cope

If you’re a mom then it’s no secret that being a mother is not easy; in fact I’d venture to say that it’s an understatement to say that. There’s no rule book 101 on the best way to raise your kid because everyone  is different, right down to the personality of your children. Parenting is…

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I Started to Blog Something Different

But then today changed everything! I received an invitation the other day for my son’s Honor Roll Ceremony, so I knew he had done well. I mean I just got his report card and he made straight A’s. I’d been particularly proud of he and his sister because they’ve been doing EXCEPTIONALLY well in their…

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The Responsibility Battle

SO, we all know as parents one of our major jobs is to help mold productive human beings that will somehow become an asset to society sometime in the future. I know that much of this starts with the foundation and structure that is in the home. I pride myself on trying to give my…

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The Gratitude Jar

So, as I’ve mentioned many times before, I struggle with depression. The other day while I was on Facebook a friend left a comment on one of my statuses and it gave me an idea. She said something to the effect of: “Drop that in your gratitude jar!” And it was like my brilliant bulb…

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Because I Deserve This Glass (or 4) of Wine – 12 Random Thoughts About Life

Maybe because I am trying to justify virtually finishing off a whole bottle of Red Moscato by myself…Lol. But whatevs (did I just say whatevs??) I rarely have moments where I am super relaxed and not fretting and worrying over my children, my husband, finances, LIFE! So tonight I offered myself a break. I’ve failed to get…

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Random Thoughts

Hello again! I took a few days off from blogging here so that I could take a good  amount a time to reflect on life. I shut my Facebook page down, fasted from Tumblr and waited for my peace of mind to come. The kids are on their winter break, my daughter is in CT,…

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