poverty over

a mind of poverty — a lack. is there a way to turn the clock back and undo the “setting in?” the “setting in” of competition the “setting in” of the suspicion that it’s all dog-eat-dog so don’t dare risk at all… because then, you’ll lose everything.   (“everything” ain’t much.)   a mind of poverty ...

Have it abundantly.

 It’s really hard sometimes. It’s hard to believe that life, now, can be abundant… When you are running out of money. Out of energy. Out of joy. 2016 was not the easiest year for us as a family. My mom had surgery that ended up handicapping her, requiring the family to pitch in for long ...

Any fellow mommas out there?

I’m talking to you. I’ll keep it short, sweet, and to-the-point. Read this article. It was suggested to me by a friend on a day after a series of days that were reminiscent of the childhood classic, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Day.” (Except the momma version.) So, fellow tired mommas, find rest ...

Why I am not wasting my vote.

I will be repeating thousands of other people by reiterating that this election cycle is–pardon my French– stinky poopy. Both parties have given us deplorables to vote for, for various and non-overlapping reasons. Because I don’t feel either one of them deserves my respect let alone my ballot, I will be voting 3rd party. And ...

Investing in “nothing”

(All mothers everywhere has their own Meryl, don’t they?) It is foolish to expect a toddler to go all day without a break.  Little kids can only go so long and so far without rest.  As a parent, to ignore this basic fact is setting them–and you–up for failure once the dreaded melt-down mode hits. ...