Joyful Journeys

I enjoy taking photographs; it is somewhat of a hobby of mine.  I have learned a great deal through my hobby.  Recently, I became aware that one of my greatest lessons was just to enjoy the moment and just to get out and about. You know, more into the world in which I live.  IContinue reading “Joyful Journeys”

Creating Lasting Childhood Memories

I love the memories we make with our children. I was just thinking the other day about all of the sweet memories my parents and family helped me create as a child.  What do you recall from yours?  I know we all have some memories of our childhood we would prefer to forget.  Sometimes lifeContinue reading “Creating Lasting Childhood Memories”

Finding Arrows

Every now and then you get a unique opportunity in life. I am not referring to a lottery win, that would be nice, but I am talking about other opportunities. Several years ago, such an opportunity landed in my lap. I spent six months trying to push it away. After no success at trying toContinue reading “Finding Arrows”

Taking a Minute to Regroup

I am doing something a little different this week, bear with me, I think you might like it. I was recently reminded that we all need a minute every now and then… this is apart of mine. My Own Pause Sometimes in my life I find that I need to hit a Pause button andContinue reading “Taking a Minute to Regroup”

Parenting in Unique Circumstances

Yesterday was Epilepsy Awareness Day. For this day people around the world wore purple to help promote an awareness regarding this neurological disorder. I understand very little of epilepsy, but I wore purple, took a picture, and posted it on social media to support my friends. As others asked me about my purple it gaveContinue reading “Parenting in Unique Circumstances”

Social Media and Our Youth

My post today is different than normal, I have a concern and I wanted to share it with you.  For most of you this may seem insignificant. But for some of you this will hit close to home, please know you are not alone. I want to talk with you today about the internet, more specificallyContinue reading “Social Media and Our Youth”

Life Lessons From Kids Who Shoot Bows

I had the privilege of spending part of my weekend in a youth archery event. These events are always interesting to me. There are parents and children from different walks of life gathered from all over the state with one common denominator; a child who shoots archery. There are youth from all age ranges andContinue reading “Life Lessons From Kids Who Shoot Bows”

My life as a Blogger

Such an interesting title for me. First off, blogging is not my life, but it sounded catchy so I went with it. Second off, if you know me, it is kind of amazing that I blog. Blogging became an ‘in’ thing and so many of my friends picked it up and ran with it. IContinue reading “My life as a Blogger”

Making Snow Days Memories

There is an ice storm that has gone through Central Tennessee where I live, and I understand it will be followed by a snow storm so life is a little different today than it was this time last week. Snow and ice always remind me of my youth. For me snow days mean family funContinue reading “Making Snow Days Memories”

Positive Spins

“I love you.” “I love you too!” “ “Thank you for loving me.” Welcome to a constant exchange in the early years of my parenting experience. Even as a young mother, I knew I wanted my kids to know how important they were to me, how much I loved them and how thankful I wasContinue reading “Positive Spins”