I received some of these planning materials for free in exchange for my honest opinions. These links are not affiliate links and all opinions are my own. I'll admit it. Despite my superb organizational skills in the business world, I fail in this arena personally. Keeping up with my house and family responsibilities has always been my downfall. When I was a teacher, I could send a stranger into my classroom and direct them to very specific items flawlessly. People I've worked for in the past ... Read More about Get Organized! Reviews of Planners I’ve Tried + My Top 10 Tips
Getting married. Having a baby. Traveling to a foreign country. Going sky-diving. All of these could be WOW moments. And, they are pretty amazing moments in my life. But, there is no WOW moment that tops the moment my son died. That's not a joke. I know it may not seem like a WOW moment, but it was the most amazing moment of my life. It's the moment I realized the power of life and death. Carter Eugene Bickford was born on December 9th, 2011, along with his triplet brother and sister, after a ... Read More about How Holding My Dying Son Became My “WOW” Moment
It's January 5th... Have you already broken your resolutions? Not me. I didn't set any. Instead, I picked one word to focus on for the year in all I do. As part of that, for cycles of 30 days, I'm going to hustle. Not the bad kind of hustle... the 'get off my rear and do something about it' kind of hustle. I'm on the 4th day of hustling for January, and man does it feel good. Here's what this all means: For 30 day increments, I will focus on one goal (keeping my #OneWord365 Purpose in mind) ... Read More about No Excuses: Everyday I’m Hustlin’
Happy New Year! I can't believe it's 2014 already… that means my kids have been a part of my life for 2 years, and that's amazing to me. It also means I've been back at this blogging thing for almost a year. What have I accomplished since then? Well, not as much as I would have liked, but I'm learning to be okay with that. According to Wordpress, I've accomplished a respectable amount... The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in ... Read More about Can One Word Make A Difference?
Yes, two. My babies are two. A few days ago, when I realized they were turning two, I panicked. I don't know how this happened. From the moment they came storming into my life way too early to this moment now, time seems to have escaped me. Infertility. Prayers. High-Risk Pregnancy. Bed Rest. Premature Birth. NICU. Loss. Milestones. More Milestones. Setbacks. More Setbacks. But... Love, pure love. I'll be posting about their most fabulous hungry caterpillar party - and how we pulled off a ... Read More about How Did That Happen? Turning Two & Other Scary Things…