With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, I wanted to do something to celebrate my mom’s life. It’s so easy for me (even almost 6 years later) to get swept up in the feelings of loss and grief during this time of the year. But this year, I’m not going down that road! I’ve asked our family to share any funny stories or memories that stood out to them as a tribute and to honor her this Mother’s Day. My mom was the oldest of 7 brothers and sisters, so there are plenty of stories to share. Her … [Read more...] about Mother’s Day Tribute…Celebrating My Mom
I wanted to do something a little different with my monthly favorites. So, I asked some of my subscribers and followers to share any of their favorite products with me. I’m happy to share so many different things with you. I really think there is something for everyone. Let’s get started! This post may contain affiliate links, Joann Salas is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising … [Read more...] about The Little Things…April Favorites
Today I thought I would share a typical day in my life as a parent of a special needs child. Although my day can vary, for the most part these are the everyday activities and occurrences that can happen. To say that there is never a dull moment, is an understatement. Generally, Michael has been a much better sleeper as I wrote about a few months ago. So, unless he needs to use the bathroom, he typically doesn’t wake up during the night. Before School 5:00-6:00 AM: Every morning, … [Read more...] about A Day In The Life
Photo Credit: Melanie Rose One of my favorite memories from high school is our senior class trip to Walt Disney World and marching in their afternoon parade at the Magic Kingdom. I was on the twirling and rifle squad and being a part of the band was one of the best parts of my high school years. We were a competing band, so we didn’t just do half time shows at the football games, we worked our butts off all year starting at band camp every year in August. We were competing in band … [Read more...] about I Was Part Of A Magic Kingdom Parade!