Just in case you missed something really great I’m listing the top 10 most popular posts of 2016 (according to page views on Google Analytics). Thank you for coming around, reading what I wrote and sharing it with your friends. I truly appreciate that people interact with my work.
I hope you enjoy looking back at our year together.
There’s something about having baby number four that makes plenty of people around me uncomfortable.
I got in a wee bit of trouble at the library recently. You see I’m the kind of mom who lets her children take risks while we’re out in public.
How is it that thirteen years have gone by since I became Mrs. Scott? It seems like it was a year ago just as much as it seems like it always was.
Three things happened to me last week that were markers of success in my life. Other people wouldn’t have taken note of these three things or if they did, pay them much attention.
Changing something about your life is a big deal. You might not nail it the first time you try. In fact you may never be perfect at this thing you want. That’s a good thing!
Holidays with families are about growing relationships, not creating a canyon sized generation gap.
Mom came up with a plan. It’s a bit of a present game. Only there’s no stealing and the kids have to do a little task to win their present from Grandma and Grandpa.
In the past I have not been successful in having consistent daily time for myself. Sure I would become stressed and feel frazzled and out of control at times and retreat to my room with the door closed loudly proclaiming that I was “Done with today! Everybody leave me alone!!!”
Sometimes I feel like my house is just is just so lovely and decluttered. The cupboards are nearly bare and the drawers are so easy to navigate through. I rarely have trouble finding things anymore. And all of my surfaces are wide open with nothing on them.
And then I wake up.
Petronella’s foot was injured in a chicken tractor accident. Around here the protocol for any injured or sick bird is to separate them from the rest of the flock and make them as comfortable as possible. Usually they pass on in a day or two.
I’ve noticed that when a husband steps into a role that is traditionally held by the wife he is praised to the high heavens. He’s deemed a hero and the wife is labelled lucky.