Compete With Noone

It’s Thursday morning. I’m laying in my bed fighting the temptation to simply lay in bed and read my new found novel or devotionals before showering and prepping for work. I won’t give in. Actually I can’t give in. You see, I made a commitment to myself this past month that I would have a…

Starting Your Day

How many of us hit the snooze button on that dreaded alarm day in and day out. “Just ten more minutes, just another fifteen”. We’ve all fallen victim to this at least once or twice in our life. Perhaps it’s insomnia that has us hitting that alarm or the cold temperatures outside or simply lack…

Practically a Single Mom

“I’m practically a single mom”. I cringe when I hear these words being expressed from a married or even co-habitating mom. I instantaneously lose a very large sum of respect that I may have even had for the individual prior to this sentiment being expressed. “Practically a single mom” could never even compare to an…

Thriving in a Routine

Spontaneity, that went out the window when I became a mom at the age of 18. To be honest I never truly experienced true spontaneity. On occasion I’ve planned a trip a week or so before and hopped on a plane to visit a friend out of state. Now a days spontaneity seems more like…

Simplifying Life

In an age where there’s the constant hustle and bustle and demands of professional and family life I’ve like many of you have found myself yearning for the simplicity and to simplify my life. It’s this nudging of my heart that says “find joy in the ordinary”. Simplify life, go back to the basics and…

Losing Someone You Love

Death. It’s one of life’s inevitable occurrences. We will all face and deal with death at one point or another during our lifetime. Death truly does put a finality in our relationships with someone whom we loved and cared for and shared memories. It’s one of those unfair life changing moments when rarely do we…

Living Frugally

Living frugally. It’s a topic that needs to be discussed more as our western society is in the constant need of wanting more, bigger and better. It’s a topic of conversation that needs to be delved in as our planet is being harmed by the overconsumption of material and mass goods and mass productions. We…