Archives

I Don’t Carry A Purse. Do You?

YES. You read that correctly I do not carry a purse. Just a wallet that my cell phone, money, cards, receipts, and chapstick fit into. I think you can tell a lot about a person by taking a look at their desk. Most consider my desk messy. I like to spread out and work on…

Read More

I could not resist sharing this. I don’t put much stock in things like horoscopes, but I’m a big fan of the Myers-Briggs personality test and the insight it can sometimes provide. Fun little insights like this gem: Here Is What Happens When Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type Makes A New Year’s Resolution Mainly because at…

Read More

Santa is REAL

This month my vivacious and curious six-year-old loaded me down with Santa questions- Is HE REAL…Like really real? How does he make that many toys? How does he get into houses? How does Santa know if I am good or bad? How does he not set off alarms? Is Santa a criminal for going into…

Read More

It’s almost that time of year… we are making plans to bring on new guest bloggers for 2019, and I’m excited to share we already have a new guest blogger officially onboard! Please welcome Carol Dorrough!!! A little about her, in her own words: I was born and raised in Brazil. (Google Recife and you…

Read More

I’ve been a member of the Junior League of Wichita Falls since 2012, so I’ve had the pleasure of helping volunteer for SIX Christmas Magic events. (Well, five since in 2015 Teddy was born just two days later, the following Monday.) Since it’s around his birthday and they have photos with Santa, we’ve started our…

Read More

My Miracle Work Home

Over this summer I was presented with an opportunity that I could not pass up. Helping kids is a huge passion of mine. If I can help improve children’s lives in our community and get paid for it? Well, sign me up! That passion has led me to accept a new position as the Children’s…

Read More

My Velcro Child

Oaklee my sweet Kindergartener is Velcro child. Well only in the morning at school in his case. His separation anxiety was especially bad at drop-off time, until we took a few steps to help ease the transition. How? In short, it was like ripping Velcro apart as fast as I could: 1. Leave Immediately Do…

Read More

Lightheartedness

Lightheartedness grows a humble heart.   What is lightheartedness? Lightheartedness in the dictionary and lightheartedness in Eastern Philosophy are defined differently. Buddhist thought purports that cares co-exist with cheer. The dictionary suggests that lightheartedness involves the absence of concerns.   I believe lightheartedness is the act of balancing cares, worries, and cheer. An example that…

Read More