We live very sheltered lives. I mean we have internet, HVAC in our homes, vehicles, TV, cell phones, and all the main first world conveniences. We also have all of the #firstworldproblems - those little annoyances that nag us, annoy us, and RUIN our WHOLE day!! But do they though? . . .
We all hit these walls in our lives where we just want to stop. We need a break. A vacation. A change of pace. As a stay at home mom to two boys, 5 and 2, I'm tired. I'm a bit lonely (because who doesn't want deeper conversation than most 2 year olds can provide?) and I'm ready for a bit of a change . . .
Sometimes life gets a little busy. We get a little overworked and overwhelmed. We forget that we have everything we need at our fingertips for our own personal happiness and joy. Sometimes we just need a reminder that we are capable of creating joy in the everyday. We are all looking for joy in . . .
What is happiness? Happiness - or joy - is that feeling I recognize as being an overwhelming sense of warmth. Happiness fills me from top to bottom and just makes my soul and my heart leap in glee! So, what's the problem? Happiness - from a social perspective I often hear or read people . . .
I see so many posts about moms who are feeling so bittersweet over how quickly summer ended and school arrived. The new school year is upon us and, frankly, for my son it couldn't come fast enough. Should I even have mom guilt over this? I honestly don't know, but I feel bad for not feeling sad . . .
So often the words “find balance” come up when talking with other moms. It doesn’t seem to matter if they work outside of the home, stay home full time, work from home, home school, have a side hustle - almost all of them will say they are trying to find a good balance. But, to paraphrase something . . .