52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 17, Motherhood and “Out of the Mouths of Babes”

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”

Teen Suicide- What Friends and Outside Influences Can Do to Help Prevent this Tragedy

Originally posted on Ipuna Black:
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…

52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 15, Earth Day

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

52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 14, Easter Blessings and Mowing Lawns

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

Blogger Recognition Award

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

52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 12, Reflecting on my Air Force Retirement

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

52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 11, Muddy Buckets

I am so thankful for this time of year as the longer days of baking mud pies begins! I hope you enjoy these images as I continue my  “52 Weeks of Thankfulness” at Haddon’s Musings.  A special thank you to Bernadette for allowing me to participate on this journey. As I’m out enjoying the sunshine, I hope … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 11, Muddy Buckets