Welcoming A New Year Of Growth

I am welcoming a new year of growth, a 41 year old single mother of two small children. Yes, you read that right - I was 35 when I had my first child.  My youngest child was born on New Year's Day, and as this new year begins I am pondering not just her life, but my own. My divorce from my children's father was final last December (Merry Christmas to me!!), but I was ...
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Guide To A Life Of Balance

Guide To A Life Of Balance.... There are days when my security and confidence is replaced by a wave anxiety, shame, discontentment or frustration. Like clouds, they roll in off the horizon predicting a coming storm. Time and time again I ignore them. I push back the feelings and charge forward. I don’t have time for the rain. I have a child I need to nurture and teach. I have a career I need to ...
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TWSM Spaghetti Carbonara Review

We've all been there, haven't we? Days we have to work late. The kid has a scout meeting. You forgot a key ingredient for dinner. You need a comfort meal for dinner on your own. Or you want a fancy, but simple dish to fix with friends. Enter this easy spaghetti carbonara from SkinnyTaste. This quick and easy dish is perfect for those meals when you want food on the table fast and with little fuss ...
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Pay Attention

Pay attention....I was talking to one of my bff’s yesterday, she called me to process her most recent breakup with a man that she had been dating for a few months.  In the course of our discussion we realized that there were some ‘red flags’ early on that she dismissed as well as some on-going red flags that she didn’t give enough attention to.  IF she had paid close attention from the start she may ...
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She Does Know

She does know... The last couple blogs I have been zooming in on how there have been moments lately which have caught me off guard, in honestly the most beautiful way. I am trying really hard to relish these moments because they are precious. They are rare, but they are there. On Tuesdays and Thursdays I pick up my daughter from her Dad’s. On the drive I have a group of friends who I call ...
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The Dreaded Day Of Valentine

The dreaded day of Valentine....This has always been a tough holiday for me. Since I can remember, I have struggled with being a single person on this day. When I was in college, I decided that I would start taking myself out on dates. I called them “Jesus dates.” It was just me and Him and we’d go and I would actually communicate with Him and treat myself to dinner and a movie. I continued ...
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Asking For My Children’s Input

Yesterday I was painting our living room finally, it’s been a 2 month project at minimum.  Once I was almost completed, I thought maybe we should change the furniture around, so I asked my daughter to come help and get her input.  Of course, she was more than excited on moving things around and putting in her own style. Then it hit me… This is why our family works….I actually ask my kids their opinion ...
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Responsible Complaining

Responsible Complaining The truth is nobody likes a ‘complainer’ yet everyone complains,even those of us that know better.  The truth is  that complaints steal energy and pollute the space ---complaints bring discord and are unproductive.  However, there is a way to manage complaining so that it is responsible and has the possibility of being productive. Usually a complaint is done as a ‘dump’ of adverse information, such as so and so did this, this and ...
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Dating In The 21st Century

****Attention! Our resident dating expert, P. Charlotte Lindsey, is making contributions to our blog...PLEASE note that there is colorful language in her posts,which actually makes them even more enjoyable,however I wanted to warn you because I don't want to hear that we offended you in some way. If colorful dating/relationship language offends you PLEASE do not read.  Thanks.  XO, Noelle Way, way back in the olden days, before Tinder and on-line dating existed - before ...
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My Movement

My movement is a representation of your stagnation. Read that again.  My movement is a representation of your stagnation. My ability/courage/desire to move/do/be…. My movement to make a change, live outside the box, fulfill a dream, do something out of the norm.  Yes, that kind of movement….is a representation of your stagnation.  Others may not like when you are making it happen because you are reminding them that they are not. When you move and ...
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7 thoughts on “Blog

  1. Robbie walker

    I’m glad to see ,some of us know that stuff ain’t free. Hard work is not a give me. You learn how to appreciate what you have worked your ass off for. I’m glad there’s a few good ones left.

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