Living Life to the Fullest

It isn’t easy living life to the fullest, each day a new issue, challenge, thought comes about that can make you question everything you have in your life. I have been reading a lot of articles, late at night, while the kids are asleep. I have found inspiration and strength in prayer as well. I thrive to live life to the fullest, it’s my mission. To me, if I live life to the fullest and take reasonable risks, learn from mistakes and move on, my kids learn how to do this too. While I don’t like making too many drastic […]

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Must Make Mistakes To Learn

I am all about teaching my children that it is okay to make mistakes because that is how we learn. When it comes to my daughter who has her father’s perfectionist side within her, I always tell her that it is fine if she gets something wrong at school. If she truly doesn’t understand it, then we take time to learn it. Not knowing the correct answer all of the time makes me more proud of her than if she got everything right at school. I know that may sound odd to some parents, but seriously think about it, if […]

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Is It Simply Old Age?

Image via Wikipedia As each new day rises and the sun places it’s smiley face in the sky behind the clouds I find myself smiling for I have become someone different, a person who no longer puts up with crap, a person who is rather outspoken in ways she never has been before. I am a new woman, free spirited, outspoken and carefree … or am I just getting too old to put up with the BS in life? I know I know … stay positive Brandy, life is awesome! I agree, life totally rocks and I love all people […]

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This Too Shall Pass

My father is famous for saying “this too shall pass” when a tough situation presents itself. Life is so full of many challenges and as a parent I constantly struggle with whether or not I am making the right decisions for my children and myself. When I turn to people for advice I am often judged, questioned and told I am not doing the right thing. My problem is that in my heart and soul I know what it is I want in life and what it is I want for my children so why is it that I seem […]

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