I have a new obsession. Oh, that's weird, Kayla. You never become fixated on new obsessions leaving the last ones behind. First of all, shut up. Secondly, this one is a good obsession: my budget. And also kind of Dave Ramsey. Read: Why a Praying Mantis is the Pet for You If you are familiar … Continue reading Dave Ramsey, My Problematic Financial Fave
I don’t know how to be consistent.
Hi? I guess? Its been over 9 months since I've posted anything? I am not consistent. I tend to get motivated in short bursts, which is not a surprise to anyone who knows me. For a while there, I was trying to make my blog a real thing.. posting two to three times a week, … Continue reading I don’t know how to be consistent.
Blippi Revisited – I Hate Him Less but Also More
HAPPY 2021! The world is crazy, right? We're all spinning on an endless carousel of insanity and nobody will stop it even for JUST A SECOND SO I CAN GET A DANG FUNNEL CAKE but what are you going to do. I decided that what I am going to do is ignore everything like it's … Continue reading Blippi Revisited – I Hate Him Less but Also More
Hey Teachers? Parents? We’re on the Same Team.
Hey, hi, we're living in a dystopian novel. Unless you're Brendan Fraser emerging from a bunker in Blast from the Past and the first thing you've done is come straight to my blog (in which case I love you Brendan and things are gonna get better for you booboo), you know we're living in a … Continue reading Hey Teachers? Parents? We’re on the Same Team.
Don’t Hurry, Be Happy
It's been a while since I've written, and there's a lot of reasons for that: including returning to teaching and having a baby. ♥ I've really been examining what that means for my writing and if I'm going to continue to pursue blogging and such. I think this: I am going to keep writing, but … Continue reading Don’t Hurry, Be Happy
It’s Okay to Feel Different About Kid #2
I have a child. A 3-year-old boy. I am also 20 weeks pregnant with my second boy. Let me tell you something: I feel different this time around. In case you haven't been following my blog for nigh on 5 years now, let me tell you a bit of how my first pregnancy rolled out: … Continue reading It’s Okay to Feel Different About Kid #2
How to Find Your Niche
In case you're unfamiliar with the term - Niche: denoting or relating to products, services, or interests that appeal to a small, specialized section of the population. Y'all know I'm a blogger. Duh, right? You might know that I am a former English teacher, you probably know that I have a wonderful husband and (almost) … Continue reading How to Find Your Niche
3 Reasons to Cheap out on Your Kid’s Birthday Party
My son Asher is turning 3 in just over a month. While I would love to wax eloquent on all of the amazing reasons my child is an incredible treasure unfolding before my eyes, I find myself preoccupied with a more pressing issue: the birthday party. Now I imagine that one of two things is … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Cheap out on Your Kid’s Birthday Party
All the Marriage Advice You’ll Ever Need (Maybe)
This weekend I attended quite possibly the most beautiful wedding I have ever attended. (Second only to my own, of course) Obviously, it was beautifully decorated and the bride was gorgeous and the church was lovely, but it was particularly beautiful because of the overwhelming love involved. I, as a person with way too many emotions … Continue reading All the Marriage Advice You’ll Ever Need (Maybe)
Please don’t ask me for directions. I don’t know where I’m going.
So I quit my teaching job to write, remember? And then I came back to work as a sub and ended up taking a long-term position, meaning I'm basically the teacher in here. And then I sort of quit writing for a while. A little backwards, but hey. That's how I roll sometimes. Who needs … Continue reading Please don’t ask me for directions. I don’t know where I’m going.