• Family,  Motherhood,  Motivation,  My Blog,  SAHM,  Self Image,  Writing

    New Beginnings

    Diva was dropped off first. She walked ahead, confident and dressed in her new clothes. Her blonde hair, straight and thick, shined in the morning sun. My fingers itched to check for invisible tangles. But, I resisted. I secretly snapped…

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    New Habits vs. the Old

    Today finds me sitting in a coffee shop, listening to the buzz. Students rushing in before class, some customers squinting at their laptop screens, while others hover together sharing tales of their life. Plugging in my ear buds, I soften the noises around me. Ed Sheeran…

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    Morning Commute

    As the house is emptied of husband and kids, I begin my morning commute towards my Cloffice. Being my own boss is dangerous territory for a Type-A pessimist.  This daily trek could be littered with landmines, traffic jams, and the occasional breakdown.  It’s always a…

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    DAY 7 & Still Going Strong

    We are on DAY 7. I have nicknamed this summer as Mission Impossible. Each day is action-packed and involves intellect, heroics, and scheming villains. Don’t judge, but it helps me cope. For the first few days, I stared at these…

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    Enjoying the View

    In my past life, visits to the park were something I only read about. Other parents would spend meaningful, quality time pushing their kiddos on swings and chatting with other moms, forging relationships and allowing their children to soak in…

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    Just Another Day in Normal

    Chauffeured both kids to school. Came back home. And sat.  I’m still in my pajama pants and sweat shirt. Hair shoved up into a baseball cap. Enjoying my morning view….. The To-Do list that never seems to end. The laundry needs…