Category Archives: accomplishment

I don’t want my kids to have an easy life.

Before you say I am a mean and cruel mother, let me clarify.  I do not wish hardships upon my children, nor do I wish problems to befall them.  What I want for them, however, is not to come by … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishment, independence | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Girl Who Can Climb 219 Steps to the top of a lighthouse can do anything!

I remember reading a book in which the author talked about having a “can do” attitude.  She stated that by taking risks and doing something she wasn’t sure she could, she was able to adopt the mantra, “A girl who … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishment | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

From Fat and Frumpy to Fit and Fabulous in Fifteen Months (?)

You may wonder WHO the header of this post refers to.  Well, gentle reader, that would be ME.  After stepping on the scale a few weeks back, I have determined that I am going to get back to a better … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishment, anticipating good, completing tasks, Just Me, persevere | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Can “tidying up” REALLY change your life?????

After reading countless reviews praising “the life-changing magic of tidying up, the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing” by Marie Kondo, I found my curiosity aroused to the point where I HAD to read this book.  On our recent anniversary … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishment, completing tasks, Just Me | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Accountability, or “Why I am a ‘mean’ Mom”

Accountability breeds responsibility – Stephen Covey More and more lately, I see examples of the consequences of a lack of accountability in members of today’s society.  I am reminded of “The Little Red Hen”, a story I learned as a … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishment, completing tasks | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Why I finally “ate that frog”.

For those of you who are now wondering what in the heck I am talking about, this is a little bit of wisdom from Mark Twain. “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishment, completing tasks, Just Me, Marriage, relationships | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

My First Ever Award for my little blog – the Inspiring Blogger Award

It is with great thanks to Lonnie, aka The Belmont Rooster that I accept my very first blogger award, the Inspiring Blogger Award! I am humbled and although I am not sure how “inspiring” I am, I hope that at least some … Continue reading

Posted in accomplishment, Just Me | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments