Big Girl Moves!

When you have children, you never know what to cherish; what moments to etch into your memory, what silly things to photograph or put on video, or what things you should never take for granted. As parents, we try to make everything a lasting moment, but sometimes that's not possible. Today, I had a brief … Continue reading Big Girl Moves!

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Take On Life’s Responsibilities One Moment at a Time

We all do this; we tend to believe we have eyes in the backs of our heads, multiple arms and legs, superpowers, the ability to correct the past, right all the wrongs and predict the future all at one time. We want to be able to change the world for the ones we love when … Continue reading Take On Life’s Responsibilities One Moment at a Time

Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!

Despite what others may think, it is perfectly normal for you and your children to want some time apart from one another.  Just like any other relationship, kids get sick of their parents, and parents get sick of always being around their children.  I believe this is why we take advantage of the opportunities when … Continue reading Sometimes We All Need a Break, Even Your Kid!

That Question We All Love to Hate

Now that our daughter is three years old, it is not very often that time goes by when someone is asking my husband and I this one aching question: "When are y'all going to have another baby??? Jokingly, we always tell them a number of different answers: "I don't know" "Soon" "When you start helping … Continue reading That Question We All Love to Hate

So, I’m 30; Now What??

Now that I'm officially "in my 30's" I have felt a very blatant and noticeable shift in my perspective and energy. I feel the strong desire to make some hard decisions about my life and where it's going. I'm not sure if it's just the aura of the new age; however, I am feeling my … Continue reading So, I’m 30; Now What??

A Look Beyond the Titles

Mother.  Wife.  Supervisor.  Employee.  Provider.  There are so many times when women who fall into these categories are defined by these words.  We are characterized, classified and described with these words and at times, our identity and worth is sometimes only valued based on these things.  For five years, I have had the pleausre of … Continue reading A Look Beyond the Titles

Striving to be Better for Those Who Look up to Me

Q: Do I see myself as successful? I don't really define success by the way others view my accomplishments; but more-so how I feel about what I have accomplished. At the beginning of this year, I made a list of things I wanted to accomplish.  I made promises to myself about the type of woman … Continue reading Striving to be Better for Those Who Look up to Me

Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Being Selfish

Now I know some may not agree, but I feel that sometimes I feel amazing when I can be a little selfish! 🙂 When is the last time you did something completely selfish? When was the last time you went out shopping with the intention of buying something for you (no matter how small the … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Being Selfish

8-5 Whit Vs. After 5 Whit: A Lesson in My Duality

As you can see in the picture, my attempt is to show that I have two different sides of myself.  I believe a lot of us in this world live in this same reality.  First, we have the professional side.  This is the side that puts on a bright smiling face, shows up to work … Continue reading 8-5 Whit Vs. After 5 Whit: A Lesson in My Duality