Becoming

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

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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.

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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…

I Am Not My Hair.

I Am Not My Hair.

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As a little girl my Mom kept my hair as long as she possibly could. My second grade school picture my long straight black hair is down to my waist. I hated every minute of this long hair situation. Mostly because my Mom treated my head like it was not attached to any nerve endings. When I was in fifth…

Ten Reasons I Love My Husband.

Ten Reasons I Love My Husband.

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 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…

Profound Thoughts on Sunflowers.

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I love sunflowers. I love the way the orange and yellow combine to make a near perfect color. The way the center looks like the perfect place to see a honey bee keeping the world alive. Sunflowers are about the only flower that can make my heart ache with sadness when they die. They get so sad. The once cheerful…

Small Changes Still Make a Difference.

Small Changes Still Make a Difference.

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I love my Fitbit. I am really good at taking steps. Most weeks a group of us do a work week hustle. The point is to see who takes the most steps in a work week. This week has been a tight race for first. Yesterday OG had his first grade meet and greet. After wards a group of first grade…

Why Questions and Life Lessons.

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I learned something very valuable from this years birthday. I learned that blogging is self care. I have this aversion to writing. Like I was always meant to do it, but it seems so scary. I tell myself a million excuses as to why I just can’t simply sit down and write. I have no time. I use the word like…

It’s Ok to be Sad.

It’s Ok to be Sad.

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 You guys know I am pumping for Last Baby. Lord knows I talk about it enough. Well Last Weekend I woke up with a headache kicking the sides of my head open, and a definite rumble in my stomach. I was probably poisoned by the poop cilantro. Anyway it has gone around the whole house starting with OG a few…