Do you live with regrets? Do you let them consume you? Or do you move past them and consider them lessons? I have always lived my life with as few regrets as possible. That is not to say I haven’t made some bad decisions and terrible mistakes, I have. However, I choose to rise above… Read More

I have some confessions. It’s time to tell the truth. 1. I am not crafty at all. I can’t even wrap a present without it looking like a 5 year old did it. I cannot imagine using glue, glitter, scissors, various fancy paper and whatever you use to make crafts, to create something beautiful. Most… Read More

Thank you for putting up with my traveling. This month has been a busy one for me – this is my 7th post away from my blog. I did say I didn’t know how I say no. This is the last away post for this month, promise. It’s my regular contribution to Just.Be.Enough. where I… Read More

Tips, Ideas & Advice will now be every two weeks. Come back next week to find out what advice some moms give to make helping kids with homework less stressful! If you have something to add to that, email me at mamawantsthis ({at} gmail {dot} com by October 21. Exhausted. Overwhelmed. Burnt out. That’s how… Read More

This week at Just.Be.Enough., we are writing letters to our future self or child. My son is 21 1/2 months old now and I just know that before I can say, “Bananas for everyone!”, he will be taller than me; he will be a teenager, then an adult; he will date and get married; he… Read More

Tips, Ideas & Advice is on hold this week, and will return next week on October 4! If you have any tips, ideas and advice for how to instill good eating habits in children, please email me at mamawantsthis {at} gmail {dot} com! As today, I’m over at Just.Be.Enough. writing about a very interesting topic – that… Read More

For a long time, I did not really believe in myself. I would convince myself I wasn’t that good at something, or if I was, that I would lose interest eventually. Then I joined the team at Just.Be.Enough., with its wonderful message of standing taller, of carrying the weight of empowerment rather than of our… Read More

A writer is one who produces literary content, including but not limited to stories, poetry, books, plays. The word is almost always synonymous with author. By that definition, I am by no means a writer. I don’t write stories, fiction or non-fiction. I don’t write poetry. I have no intentions to write a book or… Read More

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