I LOVE BEING A MOM. I truly do - so I'm putting that out there right here and now. Understood? Good. 2014 is right around the corner though, and with the New Year fast approaching (and the fact that my brain has been semi-freaking out at the end of another year right around the corner) I was thinking of a few things that I wanted (and need) to change in our household. Hence, this post on a Momma Reflections weekend. Being a Mom I love my kids - good, bad and the ugly - it doesn't … [Read more...] about A Momma Reflections Weekend
Blog This and That
Our Blog category is a general compilation of articles, tips, and advice that does not fit under another category. You will also find tidbits of humor and glimpses into the personal life of this crazy family and the shenanigans that my boys get up to!
We live in a world connected through technology. People we might otherwise never have the pleasure of meeting, we connect with via social media, their blogs, through Yahoo or Google Groups, or other forums. The internet connects each of us in such a way that cyber-friends become extended family members. Bloggers are no different. We may each have our own style of blogging, different niches, different opinions - but when one of us is hurting, we all rally together and support each other in any … [Read more...] about Domestic Violence Takes One of Our Own: Christine Keith
I believe in karma. I've seen it at work too many times to not believe. Not sure what karma is? The dictionary explains karma as "the total effect of a person's actions and conduct during the successive phases of the person's existence, regarded as determining the person's destiny." Simply put, every action you take in your life has an effect on the world. As my grandmother used to say, "you reap whatever you put out into the world." As I tell my kids, "what you put out into the world will … [Read more...] about The Gift of Giving
Lalaloopsy dolls are some of the favorite and hottest toys for little girls. Especially with the holiday season coming up, they're a popular choice right now. Even if you do go ahead and get your child a Lalaloopsy -- or especially if you do -- you can get them involved with some DIY fun and create your own homemade, crochet Lalaloopsy doll. After all, the Lalaloopsy dolls are just ragdolls come to life with a bit of magic, right? So bring your own to life by adding a touch of love and your … [Read more...] about DIY Lalaloopsy Fun: Learn How to Crochet Your Own Doll
#GivingTuesday is about giving back during the holiday season. Started in 2012, this first Tuesday after Thanksgiving has become synonymous with the holiday spirit, with the saying "good will toward men." Please allow me to share our story with you on how we "gave back" during this holiday season. Our #GivingTuesday Story Our family was blessed to participate in feeding the men who rely on The Hope Rescue Mission in Reading, Pennsylvania on Friday, November 29, 2013. It was an experience that … [Read more...] about #GivingTuesday – Our Family Story