"It is, until it isn't" is a mantra I have been hanging on to for a while. Some people read this slogan as "loss". I do not. I think it's about being in the moment. Being in the moment is all that "is" and worrying about the future is never really helpful. I think it's … Continue reading It Is, Until it Isn’t
I heard the best definition of the word 'fear' from a complete stranger. In my early 30's I was working through a host of personal issues that stemmed from growing up in dysfunctional family system. The stranger said, "FEAR. False. Evidence. Appearing. Real.". Whoa! In that moment, all of the fretting, the "shoulds", the procrastination, … Continue reading Dealing with fear
This has been one of the best weekends I have enjoyed in a long time. We were given a weekend full of sunshine and hot weather. Just a hint of cool autumn is riding the breeze. The heat has been a surprise. Although I worked all weekend (I will have to tell you all about … Continue reading Frugal weekend, happy heart
It been a real whirlwind here at Mrs. Mother Dirt's house. I am officially off from work for the next three weeks as I use up my maternity leave (Paid Family Leave). I have been looking forward to this all summer! Even though Labor Day has passed, September crashed in with a heat wave. It … Continue reading Taking a breath and making time to for beauty
I have been ignoring the media for most of the past 2 years. I am not on Facebook enough to know what political controversies are brewing and I was not 'notified' that my personal information was sold/acquired by Cambridge Analytics (yay?). I was taught that you don't talk about your age, income/finances or politics. I … Continue reading The great debate; where do I stand?
Summer time, sweet summer time. It is my favorite season. Maybe it's because I am a summer baby or the fact that summer, like most amazing things, is short-lived. There is a small window of warm weather, fireflies, no school schedules, and peepers that serenade us through the night. The first stage is green and … Continue reading Three things I love about this summer and practicing gratitude
I love the WordPress blog community. I regularly read a lot of blogs through the reader and it's a bit like keeping up with friends. I have been following Ana over at Mom Life With Chiari for a while. Ana is a mom of 6. Yep...SIX children. She recently nominated me for the Mystery Blogger … Continue reading Mystery Blogger, Moi?