A Real Life Oprah Ah Ha Moment.

A Real Life Oprah Ah Ha Moment.

Today was one of those days when a revelation comes rushing at you. The blog. I started the blog because some version of myself living in my head is smart as fuck. The one who must sit in there ,constantly rolling her eyes at all the dumb ass things we do. The one who knows how to get to where…

I Live for Myself.

I Live for Myself.

When we do movie night we have to do a double feature. Lady Baby gets first choice, and she is all about Rapunzel these days. Listening to the tune “Mother Knows Best” The Hubbs says “Can you imagine having a mother like that?” I said sure. I know a lot of Parents who never wanted their kids to leave the…

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

If you haven’t seen Inside Out you should. In the movie all the emotions Anger, Joy, Fear, and Disgust are inside the main characters brain responding to situations, and storing memories. In my own head I have always pictured all the versions of myself living in my brain, responding to situations. 4 Year old Janika with her sweet and compassionate…

Step Back to go Forward.

Step Back to go Forward.

I have been going through a social media step back. I don’t know if you ever have those times in your life when you need to disengage from your social media and watch the real lines of your life come back into a solid view. I love Social Media. I love being able to see an old elementary school friend…

Kittens Make Everything Better.

Kittens Make Everything Better.

OG claims to adore football. He has posters, hats, shirts, foot ball cards for days, and a Nerf football he keeps on his special shelves. Nothing is cuter then watching him cheer for his Dads favorite football team. Even if that team is the Miami Dolphins. Mind you, when a game is actually on he is bored out of his…

Compassion is so Last Season.

Compassion is so Last Season.

 I had a social media friend post a pic of a sticker on a Walmart door that was basically reminding you not to forget your baby in the hot car. People were pretty positive they would never do such a thing, and were asking who could possibly forget the baby in the car other than a bad parent. This got…

Go the F to Sleep.

Go the F to Sleep.

Oh man. Last Baby has been giving us a run for our money in the sleep department. The little shit has just been rolling around his crib for first nap, sleeping for an hour and a half for second nap, and getting up every few hours at night. I have no idea what it is. It could be a sleep…

Ten Reasons I Love My Husband.

Ten Reasons I Love My Husband.

 Today is my 8 year wedding Anniversary! At this time 8 years ago I was sitting in a salon chair getting my veil secured to my head. I have had some trouble figuring out when to write lately. I have traded in my 5am pump for some sleep, and I have left you guys lonely. Since I am being a…

Real Wedding Advice.

Real Wedding Advice.

So many of my loves are getting engaged.I went in search of my engagement ring from the rush of nostalgia it has all brought on. In a week or so I will celebrate my 8th marriage anniversary.I know to all the 15 plus year people you are rolling your eyes, like” Ohhh 8 years what a big deal.” Well, It…

Benefits of Book Club.

Benefits of Book Club.

*This post contains some book recommendations if you are in the market for a new story. When OG was just born an old work friend asked if I wanted to join her book club. I have always loved to read. Books where my first best friend. Spending a lot of years in elementary school as the bullied kid  really ups…