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NotMyLifeAnymore

Chapter 1 Part 1

Graceful Awakening FEAR, that is not my life anymore! Surrender One night long ago, a graceful awakening happened (Before I tell you the rest of the story, I want you to know I am writing this book as if I am speaking to my best friend). Hold on tight, I am about to take you … Continue reading Chapter 1 Part 1

Bonding While Waiting

Fifteen years ago, I found myself living at my mother’s house. WAITING. I was 23 years old and going through a divorce. I was waiting to give birth to my twin girls. I had left my ex-husband in my first trimester after I found out he was cheating. My baby girls, Brooklyn and Madalyn, were two very active … Continue reading Bonding While Waiting

Ask for Forgiveness, Turn Away from Old Ways, and Remember Children are Watching Us!

When we ask for forgiveness we must repent which means to turn away from the very thing we are sorry for… When we feel sorry for something we have done, we should continue to turn away from it until it is no longer a part of our lives. This takes time, but eventually we will … Continue reading Ask for Forgiveness, Turn Away from Old Ways, and Remember Children are Watching Us!

Self Care and Coping Skills: Which is which and does it matter?

Sometimes we mistake self-care with our coping skills. According to Morin (2020) coping skills help us tolerate, minimize, and deal with stressful situations in life. We need coping skills, but we also need self care. Self-care is proactive and coping skills is reactive. The link above gives us a list of healthy versus unhealthy coping … Continue reading Self Care and Coping Skills: Which is which and does it matter?

Tuesday Truths Column

I am hoping to find some time to rebuild this blog site starting with a Tuesday Truth column. Drop a comment about what you would like to hear me talk about. My everyday lifestyle of raising 5 boys, the last 8 years, the 4 most memorable Aprils, the next 11 years, raising 5 boys during … Continue reading Tuesday Truths Column


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