In the end, learning happens because you, me, we commit to the influence of change. We commit to the process that in one or two years we conquer a goal or two, or three–the key is we have a vision of goal(s). While the journey is the adventure, we must still make an appointment to be somewhere and dedicate ourselves to these goal(s). We cannot expect change to simply envelope us; we must diligently move forward and believe the journey is the lesson. … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness, Week 18 Students We Nailed it!
What cute things have your children uttered? I hope you take a moment to share and reflect on the gift of motherhood with me. For everyone, have a wonderful Mother’s Day! If you are currently a deployed mama, get home soon to your kiddos, and wishing you a bundle of hugs upon your arrival. If you have recently returned….welcome home! … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 17, Motherhood and “Out of the Mouths of Babes”
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Globally, over 800,000 people die each year of suicide, and there are MANY more who attempt suicide [World Health Organization (WHO), 2012]. Teen suicide is the SECOND leading cause of death among teens/young adults ages 15-29 years old (WHO, 2012). Additional Teen Suicide Statistics for the U.S. There is an…
Life poses many threats for our kids. As parents, we do our best to make sure they’re safe; yet, it’s pretty challenging to run a checklist of every danger. As a community, we can certainly help to influence the awareness of carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Do have fun with your friends and don’t shy away from spending time together. I certainly have had many laughs and some days of sadness with these two ladies, but what I love about my friends M and D is their perseverance–why they are both leaders and moms too! … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 16, Friendship and Sunglasses
And to be perfectly honest…I would not be the same without her! So, of course, I am taking a minute to say thank you: big, thank you mother Earth! Are you interested in planting positivity? Then join us at Haddon’s Musings, “52 Weeks of Thankfulness” as many of us are making our way around the world spreading seeds … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 15, Earth Day
I love Easter weekend, the sense of rebirth, the opening of one’s heart, and our greatest blessing… And yet, I believe my Easter weekends might be very different was it not for my neighbor Ms. S. For it was her gentle invitations to church that began our families journey towards Christ. First, I should return to … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 14, Easter Blessings and Mowing Lawns
I am very passionate about positivity and inspiration, and I do try to lean my blog towards this platform. Like most, I have had many challenges–and I may gripe behind this screen ( I am human!). BUT, I truly feel that flexibility and determination have greatly influenced my life. It’s like being on a ship: you have to set your destination, plan your course of action, and always seek joy in the journey. … More Blogger Recognition Award
My nephews are super cute, not only are they adorable, but they question my sanity as to why my family and I live in the desert. As one nephew stated, “WHY would you want to live THERE!” Well if you have followed my blog you will know living here was not really a choice. Nevertheless, life delves us … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 13, Life Lessons
This month marks my two year anniversary from the Air Force. It’s amazing how time flies when you’re having fun! I am so very honored to have served, and I had a wonderfully amazing career with so many who are still making a difference today. So in honor of my service retirement celebration, will you take a … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 12, Reflecting on my Air Force Retirement