Posts tagged motherhood
Have You Ever Felt Lost?

Have you ever felt like the walls were closing in on you? That you would not be able to handle another thing? Have you woken up in the middle of the night and you couldn't turn off all the things going on in your head?

Well, let's face it. I can see a ton of women raising their hands in the air and saying "Amen to that." I think if you looked up the word "woman" in the dictionary, those questions and more like them, would appear in print!

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Finding The Girl I Used To Be! - Sky's The Limit

One day while I was sitting on the beach watching a group of girls frolicking in the ocean, a sadness engulfed me. It wasn't a feeling of sadness that would catapult me into a depression, but one where it felt like I needed a HUGE hug.

The girls were laughing and standing on each other's shoulders and doing back flips. This is what I used to do. By doing these flips, the girls had no idea what the outcome would be.  If they would receive the perfect score or hit the water with their face. There were many times where I would taste salt water for days.

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The Real Meaning of Motherhood

So many of us women have asked this one question over and over again in our heads - what is motherhood really and how good of a job am I doing?

Well, first off my kids are 21 and 18 and I am still figuring this so-called job out.  There are times where I sit and daydream and think of all the mistakes I made and the many more I am gonna make!

In today's society, we as women seem to be soo hard on ourselves and want everything perfect.  Every detail of our life and our kids are categorized into groups and priorities.  We seem to forget to enjoy the littlest things in life.

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Get Ready To Shop - Easy Fall Fashion Trends

So, the kids are off to school and it is  "the cleaning out of the closet" time for all Moms.  Yikes!

I realize after every summer,  I start looking in my closet to see what I have for the Fall and I want to throw up.  Cause I definately know that NOTHING is gonna fit me.  I have consumed alcohol and alot of junk food sitting on the beach.  LOL.

The only good thing this Fall is some of the trends.  These trends can sooo look good on every woman and are comfortable.  That is magic to us when we can feel and look good.

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Kids With Special Needs Going Back To School - Just Breathe!

Most Moms are sooo excited for summer to be over.  Youtube shows videos of Moms dancing and lining the streets cheering as the bus pulls up to get their kids.

But for Moms with special needs kids, this could be a nightmare.  These feelings of dread usually start the night before.

When my son Casey would start school after the summer, I would just pray that he would get on the bus. That there would be no meltdowns or tears, just smiles.  Yeah right!

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Workin 9 to 5 - What a Way To Make A Livin

Well, my youngest son is now in North Carolina at college and my husband says to me " Well, don't you think it is time?"  I reply " Huh?"

I know EXACTLY what he is talking about.  It is time for me to get the dreaded "full-time job".  LOL.  I actually have been waiting for this moment for 22 years. ( My oldest son is 21).  I consistently dreamed about it when my kids were throwing up or having temper tantrums!  It was my "happy place".

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Little White Dress for Summer!

I am sooo excited for summer!  I am sick of coats and closed shoes and scarves and jackets. So, goodbye to it all.

The most popular trend this summer for women of all ages is the LWD.  Most of us are like, "What does that stand for.  I am lucky to remember my name, now I have to remember this crap."  Lol.  LWD is little white dress.

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Movin On Up!

MOVIN ON UP!

 

A lot of changes are gonna be happening for me in the next few months. My youngest is graduating high school and is gonna be going to college in North Carolina.  The other one is we are moving down to the Jersey shore.  We close on the house on June 30th.  Yikes!!  Also, my Mom is moving in with us.  That’s the part I am okay with.  LOL.  Most of you are probably thinking “WTF?”.  

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The Gift That Keeps On Giving!

As little girls, some of us dream of becoming mothers.  I don't think we are ever fully prepared for this ride of our lives.

I am a Mom to 2 boys - 21 and 18.  The oldest, Casey, is developmentally disabled and was in special education his whole school career.  Casey is now attending a community college in a special needs curriculum for Culinary Arts.

As a baby, I noticed that Casey wasn't reaching all the milestones my friend's kids were.

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Hairstyles for the Right Shape Face

We,  as women, when we have a great hair day - the world is FABULOUS!!  It sounds sooo superficial, but it is the truth.

As you are doing laundry, cleaning up throw up off of your shirt, you start to fantasize about what your life was like before.  You would wear great outfits (Ones that made you look slender and sexy) and your hair always was coiffed right.  Well, let us talk about the 4 face shapes and what styles would look good with them.

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Easy Fall Outfits

Can't believe Fall is here!!  Wish the summer was still here because I hate having to put on coats.  I feel fat enough and not need the "layering" as stylists always say.  Have you ever noticed that stylists are like soooooo skinny??  What is up with that.  Is the prerequisite not to eat?  LOL.  Well, I found working in the beauty industry, just to take certain things and make it easy for you. 

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Fab Fall Coats

I am soooo excited about this new Fall trend.  I just LOVE color and in the Fall I hate just wearing grey and black.  This new trend is - PINK coats!!  Love the color and it is honoring survivors of breast cancer without realizing it.

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A Dewy Face

Since Moms are sooooo busy with life in general -  doesn't mean we don't want to look good.  But we have limited time at our disposal.  Since I work in the beauty industry, I am ALWAYS looking for tips that are easy for busy Moms.  Okay, if you want your face to have that dewy, beautiful look, here is a tip.  You need one product!  You need a highlighter to illuminate your face.  It can be creme or powder.

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Will You Marry Me Jon Bon Jovi?

So last week, I went to the Bon Jovi concert at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford N.J. with my friend Liza. When she first asked me, I did not hesitate to go because I had not seen my future husband (Bon Jovi) for quite some time. LOL.

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