The Hamster Wheel, aka A Mom’s Morning Routine

Almost every morning, I feel like I’m on the hamster wheel. Running and running until I fall off which is when my work day starts. My morning routine starts with my alarm going off and me trying to shut it off as quickly as possible so it doesn’t wake up Rosebud. Then if I don’t start drifting off, I pick… Read more »

I Fired My Nurse

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The inspiration for this post came this afternoon after an experience at the grocery store. I hate grocery shopping with a firey passion for a lot of reasons which mostly involve the people I encounter there. This particular store plays some sort of monopoly where you get tickets every time you shop there. The only way you ever benefit from… Read more »

6 Ways Journaling Can Enhance Your Life

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A few years ago, I came across several books and articles that talked about the benefits of journaling. They suggested that keeping a gratitude journal could boost your happiness. they mentioned how journaling can help you heal, gain clarity and help your creativity. I thought, why not give it a try? Since then, I have found lots of uses for… Read more »

Sparkly Collage

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A couple days ago, I saw this article on Facebook. It got me thinking about how childhood is so different for kids now than it was when I was growing up. That makes me sound old, but things have changed so much in the past couple of decades. Especially with all the new technology and the ever increasing demands on… Read more »

Welcome

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I want to welcome everyone to my new blog. I have wanted to start a new blog for several months now, but wasn’t sure which direction I should take. In the past, I have had two blogs. One was a personal blog where I talked about my life. I mainly focused on writing about day trips, my latest gadgets, opinions… Read more »