Being Present in the Moment, Even When the Moment Totally Sucks.

Eckhart Tolle said if you are truly in the present moment, you cannot be unhappy.  Who am I to disagree but…I don’t agree.  Nope.  This has seemed to not be the case in MY case Eckhart. I have been making more of an effort to be ‘in the now’ (because that’s what’s all the rageContinue reading “Being Present in the Moment, Even When the Moment Totally Sucks.”

Grit-Up Moms. We. Can. Do. It.

The following is based on actual events.  Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent.  And the timelines may have been smudged a teensy bit for effect.   But, every event recorded actually happened to me, this week. 4:45am: Up for the day with ‘Oliver’. 5:15am: Stumble around in the dark trying to drinkContinue reading “Grit-Up Moms. We. Can. Do. It.”

You Know You’re A Mom of A Toddler And a Baby When…

It’s that time again, time for: ‘You know you’re a mom of a toddler and a baby when…’ 1) When you have a hard time talking, because baby’s fingers are shoved in your mouth.  It’s hard to focus when you’re trying to block out the image of where his fingers have been last – usuallyContinue reading “You Know You’re A Mom of A Toddler And a Baby When…”

The Sun is Shining In Texas. Shining on all that Standing Water.

Harvey is done, the sun is out.  There are communities that are still under water like Wharton, and Beaumont.   There are some that are starting the long process of rebuilding, ripping up baseboards and drywall.  (Pictures below)  There are those still in shelters, unable to go home and unsure what will be there whenContinue reading “The Sun is Shining In Texas. Shining on all that Standing Water.”