Month: July 2011

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Forgiving Our Children

       Today has been a flurry of emotional activity from all women in the Littlewood household…I would say instigated probably 85% by little miss Ava—she presses Ella’s buttons and then my buttons. All.Stinkin.Day.Long.Sometimes.      Truly, one minute I’m ready to write a post about how angry I am with her, and then…

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Laughter IS The Best Medicine

I don’t laugh as much as I’d like or perhaps as much as I should these days…I’ll be honest, being a mom can tend to make me a little stiff, uptight, and more serious than I need to be on more occasions than I probably should be…I’m sure none of you EVER get that way….…

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Vacationing with Kiddos!

Ah, “vacation” with kids. Like how I put those quote marks around “vacation”. HeHe.HaHa. I laugh because it’s really kind of humorous how un-relaxing anything is with kids. I mean, if I were looking at the situation from the outside, it would be really pretty funny. Like when my sister-in-law comments on my blog posts…

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Creative Contentment

What comes to mind when you think about ‘following your passions’, pursing your ‘gifts’, creatively expressing yourself through art, or music or construction or words? Do you find the time to do it? Do you make the time to pursue the other parts of your self (besides cooking, cleaning, chasing after kids & grocery shopping)…

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Bringing Out the Best and Other Ramblings…

I know it’s only been a little over a week, but it feels like FOREVER since I’ve written a post…boy, if that didn’t sound like the opening sentence in a sixteen year old’s diary! Well, here is where I’ll spare you…I won’t share every little detail about my life over the last week, and you…