I have spent the last 17 years raising children. I have been a dance teacher, wife, mom, costumer, choreographer, nurse, dog mom, cat mom, chameleon mom, bearded dragon mom, soccer mom, baseball mom, football mom, dance mom, theater mom, band mom, orchestra mom, room mom…Now my kids are all 5 going to be in high… Continue reading What is my purpose now?
10 years ago today Adam lost his very short and valiant battle with cancer. Together for almost 16 years. 4 dating, 1 engaged and almost 11 years married. I woke up this morning with him on my heart. I think of him daily and see reminders of him in our children, both in looks and… Continue reading Waves of Grief
Eight years ago today I married a man that God chose for me many years before we even knew we needed one another! After losing Adam to cancer after 15 years being together, leaving behind 3 small children and a broken woman, I had given my future to God. All of it. I was encouraged… Continue reading My Forever Loves
People can be hurtful. It can be through words or actions, but regardless of how it happens, it effects you. I have recently dealt with several different hurts that I never saw coming. I have spent a lifetime recovering from hurts and disappointments. I often wonder how I am still standing. Why do I continue… Continue reading Handling Hurt
So it’s been a hot minute since I have posted. I have been totally immersed in our high schools spring musical. I was hired to do the choreography by the new theater teacher. I have been loving every single minute of it. I have worked on multiple dance numbers, formations and stage directions. I started… Continue reading I AM TIRED OF DOING HARD THINGS!
This mornings college tour took us to Florida Southern in Lakeland. This is where my college roommate grew up. I have spent time there in years past. I was excited to show the beautiful lake front college. It was a smaller campus and several buildings were built by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Write. Very… Continue reading A Season of Love
Today was fabulous! We spent the morning touring the beautiful campus of The University of Tampa. We fell in love with the campus, but not the price tag! Y’all college is crazy expensive! We have 5 planning on going to college. I think I need a new career just to help pay for it! But… Continue reading A Perspective of Love
I love quiet. I like to talk, but when you grow up in a big family and then become a mom of a big family, quiet is not something that is found often. I don’t find the need to fill the silence with words. Quiet makes me happy, it recharges me! We have a balance… Continue reading A Not So Quiet Love
Have you ever stopped and really considered the roots of a tree? Some trees go deep into the earth, and some have very shallow roots. Some are very strong and tall. Some are very small and weak. The roots are what give the trees their strength longevity. The deeper more expansive the roots, the stronger… Continue reading Rooted in Love
I just had a minor melt down…I was attempting to make chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches. I went to add 3 more to the tray in the freezer and put away the ice cream. The whole tray promptly fell out!!! I caught the tray on top of the ice cram tub but, all of… Continue reading An Explosion of Love