"Yes. And yes." I've been an adoptive mom for nine years. By now I've learned when folks mean well with their questions or comments, and I've learned not to get offended. Unless people are part of an adopted family (extended or immediate) or have close friends who have adopted, they may not realize what terminology … [Read more...] about Are they yours? Or are they adopted?
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Today is my fitiversary. (Yep, that's a made up word.) I define my fitiversary as the day I began my fitness journey in earnest. I'd worked out on and off over the years, but then my schedule would change or I'd get sick or injured and out of my routine and never start back. Or the friends I was going to exercise … [Read more...] about Happy fitiversary to me!
“He who thanks but with the lips Thanks but in part; The full, the true Thanksgiving Comes from the heart.” – J.A. Shedd Photo above is from Thanksgiving Day, 2011. This time of year gets me sentimental. Growing up, we always had wonderful extended family get-togethers, and even as a teen I realized the … [Read more...] about Life lately: Thanksgiving catch-up
Hey, y'all! We survived the hurricane here on the North Carolina coast and although our town and surrounding areas had (and still have) quite a lot to deal with, our house fared well. I ended up evacuating with kids and dogs while Ken stayed in town because he is considered "essential personnel" at the … [Read more...] about Short “anywhere workout” for busy moms