• Why I Rarely Visit Family And Friends

    I’ve been asked several times to go out of my way and visit people.  When we first moved to South Florida, it was tough to get out of the house with an infant.  And now with a toddler and an infant, it’s a lot harder.  People always suggest getting together. And I don’t mind, but I like to do it when Jeff is available to come with me.  An Extra Set Of Hands I like to rely on myself for as much as I can, but sometimes I really need an extra set of arms to help with the boys. 

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  • Changes Aren’t Always Welcomed

    Dealing with change can be Going through several changes all at once can drive you mad.  And sometimes the madness can lead you to question things in your life, like the love you have for yourself.  Or worse, the love of those around you.   Overcoming Negative Thoughts I’ve written a few posts on the changes I felt when we first moved to South Florida, and all the changes we went through as a family. But I never mentioned something I held dear to me until recently.  After becoming a SAHM, I felt as though I relied heavily on Jeff. I never saw

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  • Life As A Stay-At-Home Mom

    It was never my original plan to be a stay-at-home mom, and when time came to take on this new role I was terrified.  I thought I was losing myself and everyone I knew had an opinion about my new role. And sadly, they impacted my own opinion of myself.  The feeling that I’ve let myself down was a constant one. I was convinced that staying home and taking care of my child would set me back in my career because my mom said it would, and I’ve heard stories of moms who put their career on hold to care

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