National Blog Posting Month

No room for regret

If you could redo one moment in your life, what would it be and why? How would it change who you are now? We don't get re-do's, and so I never relish in the past. What we can do, though, is believe in our present and work towards our future. We can turn regret into reward by living… Continue reading No room for regret

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National Blog Posting Month

Cast your vote and cook a turkey

What was your worst Thanksgiving food fail? Probably last year, when Sean and I had no idea how to season our turkey and went overboard on the salt and spices. It turns out, there is most definitely such a thing as too much flavor. I could go in greater detail about this turkey, but, I'd much… Continue reading Cast your vote and cook a turkey

National Blog Posting Month

On the list of things to be offended by, counting down to Christmas isn’t one of them

It's November 5, and I have Christmas decorations making their way on display in my house. Yes, I realize Thanksgiving has not passed.  But when Thanksgiving comes, I will still celebrate it whole-heartedly. I will wake up as I always do and have a bowl of oatmeal to hold me over until 3 p.m. while I cook… Continue reading On the list of things to be offended by, counting down to Christmas isn’t one of them

pregnancy and parenthood

On parenthood: 7 months old

This month is louder, bigger and better! Everything in his little world is exciting, and it's such a rewarding time to be his mama.  Daddy and I keep catching ourselves saying "he's such a different baby," as we've noticed big progress this past month. Friends warned us that six months is the turning point after which everything… Continue reading On parenthood: 7 months old

National Blog Posting Month

NaBloPoMo: If I could be honest, I would ask people to be more truthful

If you could be completely honest with no regrets, what would you say and to whom? This question doesn't really do much for me. I don't have a filter, and so I almost always say what is on my mind anyway. That said, this concept of honesty does ignite some thoughts. I majored in journalism and… Continue reading NaBloPoMo: If I could be honest, I would ask people to be more truthful

pregnancy and parenthood

#NaBloPoMo – motherhood and mental health

*Photo by LuluEdward Photography* I've been asked by a dear friend and fellow writer (follow her brilliant writing at usetheclutch.me) to join her in National Blog Posting Month, here after known as #NaBloPoMo - which makes the trained journalist (and military spouse in me) cringe - I loathe acronyms.  But, I'm excited to join the ranks of other bloggers… Continue reading #NaBloPoMo – motherhood and mental health