Grandmas are Important!

So I don’t know if I have told you all yet but I am going to be a grandma! This will be my very first one and I have to admit that I am nervous, anxious, and feeling weird because this means that my oldest son is fast approaching another challenge in his life. Not…

We Did A Thing!

My oldest son, Jalen and I have the greatest conversations! We talk about everything and anything and I can honestly say that I learn just as much from him as he does from me . It is always a beautiful thing for me to hear that he was listening when I really thought that he…

Grateful!

This has been a super long year. Although many sad and scary things have occurred, and are still going, I have so many things to be grateful for. We all do! With the pandemic, election year, loss in almost every way possible happening…my oldest son got married! I am overwhelmed because first of all, I…

My Teenagers Taught Me Well

Today, for some reason, I am thinking about my youngest son a lot. His birthday is coming up and he will be 14 years old…my baby! As a teenager, he is in the mode of driving for his independence. I have to admit that I have my moments of feeling rejected by him because I…

Where are you going?

The great Yogi Berra said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll likely end up somewhere else.” With all that is going on, many of us may be walking through our lives in the dark. Are you feeling lost? Alone? Does it feel like you are just existing, having no clear vision or direction…

Time is Nonrefundable!

We really need to realize how precious the time we have is. For me, it is the most valuable thing we possess! It really didn’t hit me hard until my oldest son said that he was moving out and started looking for a home of his own. I was devastated! I had flashbacks of moments…

It’s a Beautiful Life…Still

We may not be able to say that we have everything we want today…we can still look at where we are and deem our lives beautiful. There may be a huge difference between what you wanted for your life and what you actually have…its a beautiful life…still! We have already had about a billion things…

Why Are We in a Rush?

Before all of this craziness began, I was always in a hurry. Rushing here and there…scurrying like a little mouse to get everything on my to-do list done. Now that things have slowed down for me, I am wondering what all the rushing was about. What exactly was the rush? My schedule, like many other…

How to Spot Gaslighting and Survive it

Have you ever listened to someone speak where nothing means anything and your reality seems to be made up? There is so much confusion, chaos and everything said is turned inside out? This is a phenomenon called “gaslighting” and I know we all had been hearing so much about it lately. “Gaslighting” is a term…