What I’ve Learned During My Blogging Hiatus

Wow! It's been a while since I've published a blog post. I miss writing for me and really hope I can get back to blogging, but let's back up a bit and you'll see why I haven't written. 2016 has been a busy  year. I changed jobs last December, my husband's role at his company changed in January [...]

Taking Time for Mom

I love having my nails done—I loved nail polish when I was a little girl and was always giving myself manicures, complete with base coat and top coat, even when I was 10 or 11. I generally find going to a salon for a mani/pedi to be a relaxing experience. I used to joke with [...]

Another school year done!

I am writing this just a few hours after submitting my final assignment of the semester--and of the school year!  It's amazing to me that two years ago, I embarked on this journey with a lot of excitement, a lot of fear and a lot of hope. I had no idea what to expect when [...]

Ch-ch-ch-changes!

Ch-ch-ch-changes!

The spring semester is in full swing for me—so far so good. With the Martin Luther King holiday this past Monday, I haven’t even had a full two weeks of school.  Ask me in a month how it’s really going, as it’s kind of hard to tell right now. One of the things I struggled [...]

Time to “rock” 2013!

(I couldn't resist the title of this post--go ahead, have a laugh at my expense and call me a dork. I know you want to if you have an idea where this is going.) First things first: last semester was kind of miserable.  It was a huge challenge for me and also for my family. [...]

In the thick of things!

I'm 2 1/2 weeks into the semester and I'm going at full-speed.   There have been moments this week when I've felt like I could fall over from fatigue.  I've done homework every night after the kids have gone to bed, with the exception of last night.  I had my hair cut and colored this week and had a [...]