Monthly Archives: August 2014


7 Inspirational Quotes for When You Hit a Slump 12

Lately I have been in a slump.  I keep thinking I am doing better, and then the slump hits again. This slump has seemed to last a little longer than what I am comfortable with, and I was fighting it…hard.  I had a friend say to me, “What happens when the therapist is having a […]


As School Starts, Let’s Talk About Bullying 22

I did this series of posts earlier this year on bullying, but as school is starting, I thought this deserved a shout out.   As we prepare our children for school, we focus a lot of energy on buying new clothes, getting school supplies, making sure they have backpacks, and getting their schedules coordinated.  But, […]


Sunshine and Sunflowers 22

There have been sunflowers in my life recently.  My little ones brought home a seed from preschool and because they love new things, we put the little paper cup in the sun and watered it.  It began to grow, almost immediately. I never imagined what would come out of that little seed.  For some reason, […]


10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew about Depression 49

I have wanted to do a post on depression for a long time. I think there are so many misperceptions out there about depression. A few months ago I saw an article on Facebook about how depression is not a real  illness. It made my insides hurt.   Depression is misunderstood. I have experience both […]


Chicken and Green Chile Tortilla Casserole 16

I am seeing a pattern begin with all these chicken recipes!!  I guess we eat a lot of chicken at my house.  This is funny because when we were first married, my sweet hubby didn’t consider chicken “meat”. To be real meat, it must be beef! We’ve come a long way, baby!! So, this chicken […]


6 Life Lessons Learned from Doing My Laundry 69

Laundry, anyone? How much time a week do you spend doing laundry? How many loads? As I was doing my laundry the other day, some life lessons occurred to me. There is more to laundry than dirty socks.   Here is what I learned while folding a few loads: 1.  There are some things in life […]