As a Stay-at-Home-Mom With an Older Child, What’s Next For Me?

This piece originally appeared on ( Growing up I always knew I was “going to be somebody and make something of myself.” An obsessive overachiever, I was confident I was destined to do something amazing with life. I had big plans for myself, and I never deviated from a well thought out plan. High … Continue reading As a Stay-at-Home-Mom With an Older Child, What’s Next For Me?

Learning to Overcome

Pingback: The Daily Post: During my thirty-three years of living, doubt and I have become closer companions than I care to acknowledge. Never one to make a clear, executive, or precise decision, I have long been plagued by doubt and second guessing myself. As a student I anxiously worried if my school work was good enough. … Continue reading Learning to Overcome

I Love You Most Looking for new ways to further involve myself in the blogging community I came across A Momma's View, "Tell Me Something Good" challenge. Instantly, I loved the idea. We all know how dreadful Mondays can be, especially here in New England where it's getting dark before 4:30 these days! So, here goes my "something … Continue reading I Love You Most

Finding Freedom in Forgiveness

A college graduate, a graduate student, married, and a new mother by 24 one could easily say I had a full plate. Madly in love with both my son and my husband, and fortunate enough to be a stay-at-home-mom, I was in love with my life, or what I perceived to be my life. My husband … Continue reading Finding Freedom in Forgiveness

Reaching for Great Expectations-

An admitted compulsive overachiever, I have spent the better part of my 32 years reaching for greatness. Not just "my greatness," but ultimate greatness. For as long as I can remember I have pushed myself to be the absolute best at every endeavor I've dared take on. Whether school, work, sports, and later marriage and … Continue reading Reaching for Great Expectations-

What’s the Rush?

I have been nominated by the fabulous  Aashi at,, to take part in her first challenge (, so here goes round 3! "It's not the destination that matters, but the journey." "When I grow up..." insert  famous childhood line here. All our lives we're hustling and bustling, riding, and grinding. But why? Well, society tells … Continue reading What’s the Rush?