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Is There Such a Thing as Work/Life Balance?

Balance is not something you find; it's something you create.  Unknown As a wife and mom with 4 young children, I was constantly asking - how do I manage to do everything that needs to be done around here, stay sane, and not collapse in exhaustion?  What is ...

What Every Women Needs to Know on Mothers Day

Today is Mothers Day in case you are missing it. LOL  I love being a mom even though I was scared to death to become one.  I never enjoyed babysitting or teaching children's Sunday School classes and was afraid that my feelings about those would translate over ...

If You’ve Been Frustrated With Your Life, Then Here Is Your Answer

"If I'm patient, all the pieces of my life come together to make a beautiful picture."  It's the time of year when most people are looking both forward and backward at their life-forward toward things they would like to change and backward at things they either ...

Cookies, Christmas, and Imperfection

Yesterday the kiddos and I got up with shrieks and excitement. Or at least the kiddos did. Or at least some of them did. My lil Sweet Pea barely gave anyone else a chance to crack open their eyelids before they were assaulted with in-your-face squeals of "Are you ...

Diesel Fuel and Shortsighted Decisions

I filled up the car with fuel this morning, and when I was at the pump looking at the prices, I would've loved to fill up the tank with unleaded.  It's only $1.85/gal. right now! We drive a Jetta that requires diesel fuel, and I knew that to fill up the car with ...

Make Mistakes Not Excuses!

Have you ever heard anyone say that they have a goal of failing? I haven’t, but I’m starting to think that maybe we should have goals to fail!  I’ve been thinking about the principle of not doing the things that we know to do, because I came across ...