Deja Vu

A few nights ago, my daughter woke up with a bloody nose. Naturally, I woke up and leaped out of bed to help her. As we sat there on the bathroom floor holding tissues to her nose, I noticed I was drenched with sweat and short of breath. My adrenaline was pumping so...

Basketball and Runaway Babies

My oldest daughter was 5 when her little sister came along. By the time she was 7, she had two siblings who were 18 months apart and often had to be dragged to all her extracurriculars…..usually WAY past their bedtimes. My husband has a demanding job and was often...

An Open Letter to My Future High School Friends…

Dear future high school friends, It’s 2021, which means we will graduate 8th grade in the spring and start high school in the fall. I’m really excited for high school and I can’t wait to meet new friends. Although I am very excited, there are a few things on my mind...

THOU SHALT NOT BE ME – The 11th Commandment

I am not a punctuation point; I AM THE POINT!!! As I begin to type I realize that I have to ask myself questions that I truly won’t like to hear the answers to. Have I broken His rules and said unkind words? Yes, don’t we all?  This blog is not about “true...

Pandemic Prep 101…The Masterclass is in session

So here we are, a new year, and to my great dismay, we are still dealing with  Covid.  It feels like a minute and a lifetime all at once. But I find myself quite conflicted, and this is why.  I have witnessed bravery that mere words cannot possibly...

The Ten Things I Have Learned As A Widow

It’s hard for me to believe that I have been a widow for three years. In some instances, it seems like yesterday, and in others a lifetime ago.  For quite a while I would write to my friends about the 10 things that I had learned each month following his death....

The Daily Feels’ Year In Review

Every year since we launched, the bloggers here at The Daily Feels get together to share their “word” for the upcoming year. Our “word” acts as an intention, a guidepost for us to keep ourselves accountable throughout the year. Well, 2020 was...

Getting Intentional in 2021!

Hey Loves!  As this year begins to wrap up, and we excitedly watch it go, I’ve been thinking about all that has transpired since the beginning of the pandemic. Typically, as a year comes to an end or I approach a birthday, I tend to reflect on everything that has...

The Woman I Intended To Be

We are but just a few days away from ending a year of growth and heartache. As a nation, we have had to rely on one another more than ever to do the right thing. (Do not fret I will NOT be talking politics). The holiday season has been different than ever before. I...

To All My Friends this Holiday Season

I bought my first real Christmas tree this year. Well, that’s not exactly true. I grew up getting real Christmas trees. Every early December, my family and I would drive out to a Christmas tree farm (I grew up in the boonies) and cut down our own Christmas tree....