Baking and Dandelions

The aroma of homemade banana bread fills my home. It brings back memories of my Mom. I sing and dance in my kitchen as I whip up my own recipe. My eyes get misty as I remember her. As much as my Mom taught me how to follow recipes we never really stuck to itContinue reading “Baking and Dandelions”

I Won’t Give Up On You

Recently I have been pondering about life and those that love well (as well as those that do not love at all). My thoughts are this: someone who loves much has known much hurt. Someone who loves deeply has often experienced much loss. It may not be the same for everyone but generally it seemsContinue reading “I Won’t Give Up On You”

The Not So Evil Stepmom

Do you ever wonder if your love is breaking through to your stepkids? Are you in a situation where the other parent is not easy to work with? Is life often like a rollercoaster due to the parental alienation tactics that brainwash each child that you love? Do not give up. Do not stop lovingContinue reading “The Not So Evil Stepmom”

Working For It!

I have to be honest for a moment. There are so many things that I want to write about but I am hesitant to because there are some things better kept quiet for this season. Eventually there will be a time when I can write about all sorts of triumphs & victories after mighty battles.Continue reading “Working For It!”

Reign in My Heart

Love wins! I felt compelled to declare this truth today. We have been walking our daughter through some difficult things. Her sweet heart has been holding onto guilt for things completely out of her control.  The more that lies are said and hurtful things are done I can see how pointless it all is. DoContinue reading “Reign in My Heart”

The Step in Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up & in my network of Step Mom’s I have seen posts communicating both dread & of blessings. For those that call themselves childless Step Mom’s, as in they are a Step parent only & have no biological children, it is a day filled with a bit of grief. We liveContinue reading “The Step in Mother’s Day”