Category Archives: Confessional Sunday

A teacher’s thoughts on the madness

  Every person in the room is crammed into a corner, muffling giggles and whispers. My arms are out wide, Stretch Armstrong-style, as I attempt to cover the third grade bodies with what appears to be a self-made Super Safe … Continue reading

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A couple of reasons to avoid cleaning for company

  It never fails to amaze me how neurotic I can become when there’s company on the way. I can practically hear the excessive eye rolling from my offspring and my spouse becomes strnagely stealth in his whereabouts. I begin … Continue reading

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A Season of Getting Clear ~ My 3 Step Plan

  On the days leading up to the 31st, I’ve been excitedly working my way through The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte. I’m realizing this past season has given me the gift of clarity. This was a Year of Major Change for … Continue reading

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Letting go of Facebook ~ update

                    I haven’t missed it. That’s the short version. Of course, I haven’t completely deleted my account. ‘Not sure that I will. I will admit that that a couple of people … Continue reading

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Pare down/Power Up ~ A plan to simplify

  So strange things are happening over here. I’ve been lurking on bloggers lately that promote less is more…people who seem to have found incredible contentment in owning less in their lives. Being that I’m a person of an ever-growing … Continue reading

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