When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking by Mary Rita Schilke Korzan


….this is one of my favorites, enjoy & share:) When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking When you thought I wasn’t looking You hung my first painting on the refrigerator And I wanted to paint another. When you thought I wasn’t looking You fed a stray cat And I thought it was good to be kind to animals. When you thought I wasn’t looking You baked a birthday cake just for me And I knew that little things were special things. When you thought I wasn’t looking You said a prayer And I believed there was a God that I could…

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The Power of Gratitude


Thankful hearts are content to stay and savor the moment rather than become cluttered by worry and fear. Motivated and strengthened from where they have been, they focus on who they have become and do not getting lost in the future.

4 Gratitude Lessons I Learned From The Weekly Laundry by Terre Grable


Not every mother cooks. Not every mother cleans. Not every mother drives her children to school. Not every mother is married. Not every mother is single. Not every mother works. Not every mother stays home. However, with the exception of a few, there is one thing every mother has: Laundry. Some may choose to do it all in one day, while others choose to do it every day. Some may choose to iron, while others choose, my personal favorite alternative, those magical words – “wrinkle free.” Laundry is the one household chore that makes me want to throw my hands…

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Gratitude


Again, Happy New Year! 2009! Sometimes the world seems like a really big place and at other times it seems very small. After you become a parent I think the world seems a little smaller. It did for me anyway. I felt connected to “moms” everywhere even when I wasn’t particularly in the mood to be one (because I knew someone somewhere felt the same way!) Luckily after a good night’s rest or a few hours to myself I felt ready to go at it again. One thing I did quit doing, though, was getting up super crazy early for…

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