This piece originally appeared on HerViewFromHome.com (https://herviewfromhome.com/im-a-stay-at-home-mom-with-an-older-child-whats-next-for-me/) 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?
Pingback: https://tomboyforlife.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/always-in-doubt/ The Daily Post: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/doubt/ 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
https://amommasview.wordpress.com/features/tell-me-something-good/ 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
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
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- https://manamaray.wordpress.com/2015/06/24/great-expectations-or-not/
Prior to having my son I was confident I knew love. I loved my husband, my family, and my friends. The second my precious child was placed in my arms, and I lovingly gazed down upon him, I had an epiphany, realizing, "I thought I knew love, and then I had you." This saying is … Continue reading Agape
I have been nominated by the fabulous Aashi at, https://thepunkpenblog.wordpress.com/, to take part in her first challenge (https://thepunkpenblog.wordpress.com/2016/09/21/my-1st-challenge3/), 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?