Feelin’ at Home in the Most Foreign Place

August is almost over---hell, 2017 is almost over. Where has the time gone? Before we know it, we will be ordering Halloween costumes (perks of living overseas, *insert eyeroll*), prepping the menu for Thanksgiving, buying presents for Christmas, and scheduling a bounce house for El's second birthday. Skkkkrrrrrrrrt, what? This past Saturday, I found myself... Continue Reading →

Why Mommy Needs Wine (or Whiskey or Whatever)

Put your shoes on. Come here. Put your shoes on. Don't eat that. Put your shoes on. GET THAT OUT OF YOUR NOSE. PUT. YOUR. SHOES. ON. Why does Mommy need wine? I mean seriously though, how many times do I have to tell you to put your shoes on? We do this at the... Continue Reading →

Demotivation by Fear: Achieving Success

You know how when you meet someone for the first time, you immediately share things you may have in common? Intimate relationship, kids, education, work, etc. You spout off your status, and they say, “oh, I’ve always wanted to do that, but…” What have you done lately? Close your eyes for a moment and think about... Continue Reading →

Crushing Barriers: Happiness and Crappiness

Happiness. What does that mean? Happiness is a warm brownie. A brand new box of ammo for your favorite rifle. Stopping by the gas station to get pizza for lunch and the only slice left in the case is your favorite one. But what about not-happiness? Let's call it crappiness. And good gravy, is it... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons to Power Through a Morning Workout

  I knew today was going to be one of those days when I woke up forty-three minutes before my already-too-early alarm. Ugh. What is one to do? Stuck in that bizarre time period of too long to be the perfect nap, yet too short to top-off a short night's sleep. Meh. Anyway,  at 0415,... Continue Reading →

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