Practicing Self-Care

By believing that seeing a therapist meant something was wrong with me, and therefore I was convinced it was something to be ashamed of. Continue reading Practicing Self-Care

The D Word

The “D” word was never allowed in our home. It was never an option. Not even as a joke. Strictly forbidden. Catching on to how I said “was”?

My husband and I have reached a very real point in our marriage where it is an option and we are carefully trying to discern if that is our only option at the moment.
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Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Leanne & Naara for Ukulele

Ukulele tabs for Somewhere Over the Rainbow -Rendition by Leanne & Naara (scroll down to the end to see their video) Note: I placed a capo on the first fret and shifted the notes down one fret and played on as normal. Be sure to read my post The Gift of Music to understand this post. Enjoy! G                  … Continue reading Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Leanne & Naara for Ukulele

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The Gift of Music

We’ve all heard the song Somewhere Over the Rainbow. There are many renditions out there too. By far the most popular one I’ve heard (and this can very well be a generation based observation) is Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by  Israel Kamakawiwoʻole. It’s definitely one of my favorites. Now, remember how I said I love to try new things? Well, 2 birthdays ago, … Continue reading The Gift of Music


My Life As a Stay at Home Mom

I saw this question/status posted on a friends timeline the other day. It wasn’t my first time reading it. But reading it again just gave me a huge reminder of where I have been on my journey as a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM). Becoming a SAHM… I became a SAHM when I lost my nanny. No, she didn’t pass away, but our arrangement came … Continue reading My Life As a Stay at Home Mom