“I’m too tired”. “Tomorrow” “Nothing is going to change” “I don’t have time for that” ” I have more important things to do first” Now I want you to take a moment and think back when is the time your thought those words above. Now I have a very important question to you. Was that response to something that you wanted to do for you? … Continue reading The Biggest Mistake You Will Make is Not Showing Up for YOU!
I was sitting in my office the other day and was in the middle of planning some family vacation when I got an invite to an event. Looking through it I was debating on attending and decided to go ahead and reserve me a spot. Now the event was being hosted by a friend of mines so later that day she called me and said … Continue reading Being Married: Your Plus One for Life!
I am unsure where the concept came from in regards to step moms being just the wife of the husband who is the dad. Sounds very Vulcan if you ask me. I mean logic; yes; a step mom is the wife of a dad. The issue is that the Bonus mom is also the new gained mom of the child of her husband. See how … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: Creating Your Bond without the Dad.
There is this song by Jana Kramer called I Got the Boy. In the lyrics it goes: I got the first kiss and she’ll get the last She’s got the future, I got the past I got the class ring, she got the diamond and wedding band I got the boy, she got the man I mean this is true, many of us have been … Continue reading You knew him as your Ex. You don’t know him as my Man!
The other day I was sitting around with a few ladies and we were discussing love life. Two of us were married and the two were living the single life. One of the single ladies made a comment ” I am so tired of dating, I can’t wait to get married so I don’t have to go on one more date!” The other married woman … Continue reading Just Married: And now I will be Dating Forever
Early mornings to out of town meets. When I became a Bonus Mom my life expanded a little into the sports world with my newly gained daughter Uni. Prior to becoming her Bonus Mom I had already started to share the gymnastics practices on Saturdays with my husband when she was went us. Part of this was so that we could add another layer to … Continue reading Life of a Bonus Mom: Sports and your Support.
Yes, I said it and I mean it. I am unsure about you, but I have had on more than one occasion where random people have come for my fur kids. Oh, the many disbelief sighs of ” you do that for your dogs” to “ you treat those dogs like children“. Well here’s the thing: They are my children. They are my four-legged fur … Continue reading Dog Parents : Stand Up! Stand Proud! Claim your Fur Kids!
I can remember when I was young, around 7 or 8, of my times down my Granny Joyce house in McNab, Arkansas. McNab with the population of 65, was the first place I can remember feeling authentically free. In McNab, right off a main highway road on vast acres where three homes. There was the brick home that Poppa George and Granny Alyweiser (my great-grandfather and great-grandmother), … Continue reading McNab Arkansas: My first experience of feeling free!
One day, I was on You Tube and came across this video about marriage. In this video, there was a statement made that got me thinking; from a therapist stating that love is a choice that we make, and it is a choice that we must continually choose to make when we are in a committed relationship. I have had similar conversations with my friends … Continue reading Love: Is it something you must choose more than once?
Here you are; right here in life; going through another “almost“. An almost great relationship with an almost great guy; but something happens; normally something that sucks terribly. You know the story; the almost faithful one, honest one, ready to commit one and the almost thought you were the one for him one. The next guy comes a little bit different with a little bit … Continue reading Love: You only have to get it right once!