How to Make Big Decisions and Keep Moving Forward

During our pandemic lockdown, we have been watching lots of movies and listening to lots of music. Movies and music is the perfect recipe for joy in this house. Like many other families, Frozen 2 is one of our current go to movies, both to watch and listen to the soundtrack. As we listen on … Continue reading How to Make Big Decisions and Keep Moving Forward

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The Ups, Downs, Ins, and Outs of Pandemic Schooling

On March 13th, 2020, our school was closed last minute so teachers could discuss and make plans for distance learning in case it became necessary due to COVID-19. Here we are two months later, in-classroom school is canceled for the 2019-2020 school year and we are in the throes of virtual pandemic schooling. Never in … Continue reading The Ups, Downs, Ins, and Outs of Pandemic Schooling

Mother’s Day and All the Complicated Emotions With It

Complicated emotions abound this Mother’s Day. I am a mom, so this day is for me. The only problem is the realization that it has always been 25% about me and 75% about my mom on this day. I enjoy celebrating the love I have for my mom; celebrating our amazing relationship. So May 10th, … Continue reading Mother’s Day and All the Complicated Emotions With It

Fierce Free Fire Series: How I Connect

It is time for the final installment of my Fierce Free Fire series. The last section of Fierce Free and Full of Fire: The Guide to Being Glorious You is How I Connect. In case you missed the previous posts, here they are: Who I Am, What I Need, What I Want, and What I … Continue reading Fierce Free Fire Series: How I Connect

Fierce Free Fire Series: What I Believe

Time for the fourth installment in my Fierce Free Fire series – What I Believe. If you missed the first installments, here they are so you can catch up: Who I Am, What I Need, and What I Want. Launch Day is April 21st, the day all the knowledge in Fierce Free and Full of … Continue reading Fierce Free Fire Series: What I Believe

Fierce Free Fire Series: What I Want

Time to dive into What I Want, part three in my series on Fierce Free and Full of Fire: The Guide to Being Glorious You by Jen Hatmaker. If you missed my previous posts, here is part 1, Who I Am and part 2, What I Need. The What I Want section really got my … Continue reading Fierce Free Fire Series: What I Want

Fierce Free Fire Series: What I Need

Time to jump into the second section of Fierce Free and Full of Fire: The Guide to Being Glorious You. If you missed section one, Who I Am, click here. It is time to take a deep dive into what we need to live strong, happy, connected lives. We all deserve to have these things. … Continue reading Fierce Free Fire Series: What I Need

Fierce Free Fire Series: Who I Am

A couple months ago, on a whim, I filled out a launch team application for one of my favorite authors. My thoughts – How unbelievably cool would it be to help launch a book for an author I love to read; It probably won’t happen because I don’t have a super huge following. On February … Continue reading Fierce Free Fire Series: Who I Am

Days in Isolation: How are you Coping?

The COVID-19 pandemic rages on keeping us all in isolation for our safety and the safety of the ones around us. How are you coping? In a world full of social media, where on a normal day our everyday moments are shared for the world to see, our coping mechanisms are on display. Not only … Continue reading Days in Isolation: How are you Coping?

Schools are Closed – Grieving for the Loss of Normal

On April 2, 2020, Governor Whitmer announced an executive order to cease all K-12 in building school for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. The news hits me hard, though I knew in my heart that it was coming. We are in difficult times. Making this decision could not be easy for anyone involved. … Continue reading Schools are Closed – Grieving for the Loss of Normal