one last book

In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf… Read to me, mom? It was The Very Hungry Caterpillar. A book that I’ve owned for over twenty years ....more

my worst enemy

You are such a joke. That’s what I heard when I was late for school on the first day of my kids’ new school and my first grader forgot his backpack. Seriously? ...more

for those days when you’re pulled in every direction

Today I cried in the school drop off/pick up line. Now, before you shake your head and think that I need to get it together or blame everyone else in the line for acting crazy (which some were, mind you), let me tell you – that moment as I went forward and another mom honked […] The post for those days when you’re pulled in every direction appeared first on Finding Joy ....more

sometimes you just don’t know what to do and that’s okay.

Please note: this is a sponsored post. To read my disclosure click here. And please know that I’m really really selective about these and ONLY will write for things I love and this is one of those things that made the awesome cut ....more

the two minute grateful list project

Here’s all you need to do: 1. Download your copy for your personal use -> 2 Minute Grateful List 2. Set the timer for two minutes (that’s it) and record your answers in the blanks. 3 ....more

how to start being happy again (4 Ways)

Last year we all kind of admitted we weren’t too happy. Or maybe we all did because I Forgot How to Be the Happy Mom has almost a million likes. That’s a whole bunch of us daring to share that we might have a desire to be a bit happier again ....more

life goes by

A year ago. A year ago I was different. I know we all are, right? ...more

i was going to skip Christmas this year

I totally was. (I feel like I need to whisper that…hahah) Not because I’m Scrooge, really. But more, that I really didn’t want to be bothered with it ....more

how to be a hero

Heroes come from the simplest of places. Can we talk about shame for a minute? I think that most of us don’t want to talk about those things in life where we feel this weight of shame ....more

falling in love with motherhood again

Right now I am sitting by my third grader who has to copy a final draft on his report on monarch butterflies. It is slight torture. For both of us ....more
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