Happiness

Crazy Mom Passion

“It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.”  ~T. S. Eliot Motherhood. Passion beyond passion. Love taking over your heart, soul, and mind. You live and breathe, breathe and live for these little one placed in… Continue reading Crazy Mom Passion

Giveaway

VTech Toys Winner

Congrats to Megan Holt, the winner of the VTech giveaway! Selected at random, she will be receiving these four new toys in the mail very shortly. Megan, I hope your daughter and nephew will love these as much as my two kiddos do! Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate!!! I truly wish I… Continue reading VTech Toys Winner

My Heart

I am the Universal Momma

Yesterday, we were in the waiting room at the doctor’s office when the nurse popped in calling for a “Lauren.” Boston turned to me, “Oh, it is Lauren’s turn. When they say ‘Momma’ then it will be our turn!” Oh of course, we all know I am the universal momma indeed. 🙂 I was first humored,… Continue reading I am the Universal Momma

Amazing People · Friday Favorites · Tips and Tricks

Wonder Woman Power Posing

Has life drained you of your childhood confidence? Do you ever feel a bit insecure in your identity? Well then, strike a pose. A Power Pose to be exact, and watch the confidence soar. No Joke! Amy Cuddy (social psychologist and associate professor at Harvard Business School) revealed in her 2012 TED Talk, how “power posing” creates actual changes to your brain.… Continue reading Wonder Woman Power Posing

desire · Simple Musings

One Word to Breathe

One word. What if you had one word to finish out this year? One word to obtain. What would yours be? My word: Content. To be content in the day to day, moment to moment living. To be content in breathing, in listening to my sweet babies breathing. Content to watch the sun set upon my beautiful life,… Continue reading One Word to Breathe

Encouragement · Simple Musings

Perhaps.

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” –Fred Rogers This world is filled with hurt and pain, darkness and suffering. If given enough time, despair and hopelessness can consume your… Continue reading Perhaps.

Exhaustion · Friday Favorites · Organization

The 20 Minute Challenge

I recently wrote about the constant war I seem to have with all the “stuff” around here, i.e. my messy home! I was challenged by some of you readers to take it small, finding little bits of time to tackle little bits of work. You inspired me, and I have been doing small challenges with myself… Continue reading The 20 Minute Challenge