I Think I Was Six

I think I was six... It is one of the hottest days of the year here. I am watching my daughter walk back and forth from her room to the hallway with a big smile on her face, her headphones on - she says it helps her get her ideas out. She like, her Mom, writes, although she is much better. I am listening to music as I always do when I write. Today Taylor ...
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No Negative Thoughts Today

No negative thoughts today. When I’m blogging about the negative thoughts that are sometimes in our heads, I might write about: Change your mind – Change your life Write a new story Have a different conversation with yourself ReThink THAT thought Re-Wind & Do-Over Not Today Devil – Not Today! All of these ways to recreate our thoughts are very powerful, on purpose and can be a driving force for a new way of being..… ...
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TWSM Book Review ‘I Know How She Does It’

I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time by Laura Vanderkam I don’t know about you, but I am always on the lookout for helpful time management tips. I Know How She Does It by Laura Vanderkam delivers. Vanderkam takes the unique approach of reviewing actual data — time logs from the women in her Mosaic Project. Each woman recorded how she spent her time 24 hours a ...
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And Just Like That…Gone

And just like that she was gone. I have wrote before about another woman spending time with my kids.   Now I am not sure what is worse… a new woman spending time with my kids or when that new woman just unexpectedly walks out of their lives. This woman came into my ex husbands life about five years ago. And immediately she was thrown into mine and my children’s lives. She wanted to be involved ...
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TWSM Fitness Tips For Beginners

Fitness Tips For Beginners It’s a new day and you’ve decided it’s time to take back your life starting with your health. You are determined to exercise and get back into shape. You signed up for that online fitness program that you heard about on Instagram, got yourself a new pair of sneakers dropped off at your door from Prime, and you’re ready and raring to go! You’re super motivated day 1, 2, and even ...
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TWSM Movie Review ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’

‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’ Will Be the Hot Topic of the Summer. At a time when virtually no new movies are coming out (thanks, global pandemic), Netflix was able to release a new original film featuring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams called “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”. The story centers on Lars (Ferrell) and Sigrit (McAdams), two Icelandic singers who dream of competing in Eurovision, a music competition ...
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What About YOU?

What about you.....On Coffee Chat last Sunday morning we talked about making sure that you are taking time to take care of yourself and I pointed out that you can’t help someone else if you are not well.  I reminded you all that there is a reason on an airplane they tell you to put your oxygen mask on first and then help others...a poignant way to illustrate my point. The first thing that happens ...
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The Darker The Better

The darker the better.... I am not talking about my level of suntanning. I am talking about my choice of darker chocolate. I’m not sure if I should thank my dad’s consumption & sharing of his Baking Chocolate Bar with me when I was a little girl, but today, as I stand here as a grown woman… I could consume Baker’s Chocolate right here, right now.   I could also eat a handful of carob nips, ...
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Begin In A Friendly Way

Begin in a friendly way....Years ago, when Dale Carnegie was a barefoot boy walking through the woods to a country school in northwest Missouri, he read a fable about the sun and the wind. It serves as a vivid reminder of the power of this principle of earning others’ trust. The sun and wind debated about which was the stronger, and the wind said, “I’ll prove I am. See the old man down there with ...
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Let It Go

'Let it Go'....As a former preschool teacher I know that phrase too well. I can sing you the whole song from the infamous movie featuring my favorite snowman who loves Summertime.  Fortunately for you my current ear worm is by a guy named Mondo Cozmo the song I have on repeat is called Upside Down. The chorus… “everything is upside down.” Yup But that’s not this blog. It really is about letting go. Of something… ...
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11 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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  2. Sheila

    Your blog and Instagram posts make me remember that I am not alone in this journey as a single mom. Thank you!

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  3. Heather

    Loved watching your Facebook coffee chat this morning (7-5-2020)! Just became a single mom to three wonderful kids! I have always been a push over with everyone and have always found it hard to tell people no! When I watched your live this morning it was eye opening!😊😊

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