Dear 2017

Dear 2017, You were a year like no other and I will not miss you. You will always be the year Donald Trump was sworn into office. You will always be the year white nationalists and racism were not discouraged by our president. You will always be the year of culture wars. You will always … Continue reading Dear 2017

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The Books I’ve Read In 2017

Here is my list of books I've read or listened to on Audible this year. A handful of these books I had to read for school but I ended up really liking most of the books I had to read. What have you read this year? What were your favorites? The Obsession - Nora Roberts … Continue reading The Books I’ve Read In 2017

Tips for Balancing Motherhood and School

I am a full-time college student and a stay at home mom to two little boys. Everyone always asks me how I do it but it’s not as hard as everyone assumes it is. I can't even imagine trying to work full time and go to school full time! However, I do have some tips … Continue reading Tips for Balancing Motherhood and School

RAINN DAY

Today is National RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) Day. I don't want to write a long post about this, I just want to bring it to your attention because it's something that is important to me. I will give you some stats and tell you a little bit about RAINN. RAINN Is the … Continue reading RAINN DAY

School!

Sophmore year here I come, baby!!! I have high hopes for this semester. Especially after my fiasco of anthropology last semester. I have math with an incredible professor that I have had before so I know what to expect and what I need to do to get an A in her class. I also have 3 … Continue reading School!

Immunization Awareness Month

August is Immunization Awareness Month. I know the vaccine topic is a touchy one that causes people to argue and I don't want that. I am more than happy to have an open conversation and hear your thoughts and opinions on the matter, but if you are going to be disrespectful to me or any other … Continue reading Immunization Awareness Month

Happiness

As many of you know I am in school and one of my classes this semester is "Psychology of Modern Life." I read an article by Arnold Lazarus and Allen Fay titles Unhappiness Is Self-Created and it made me think of my dad and how often he tried to teach me this very lesson. Once again, you … Continue reading Happiness

He Has What?!?!

Hand Foot and Mouth. That's right ladies and gentlemen, it has hit our household. I didn't think it would ever happen. We had two instances where our boys were playing with kids who a day or two later had the infamous bumps and came out unscathed. Not this time. Our little Tater Tot has hand … Continue reading He Has What?!?!

Tough Decisions

I am stuck between a rock and a hard place right now. I have had a week of summer semester and I am contemplating dropping my astronomy class. I don't have faith in myself; I don't think I'm going to do well. And by well I mean I want an A. This professor let us … Continue reading Tough Decisions

Summer Semester Week 1

Week one is officially over! I have survived a week of 7:30 AM classes and an extremely obnoxious pair of men/boys in my psych class that take their shoes off (in the middle of summer), don't listen, don't pay attention, talk out of turn, and talk about things that don't have anything to do with what … Continue reading Summer Semester Week 1