Chocolate Glazed Life - Parenting Fueled by Donuts and Diet pop
I listened to an excellent podcast the other day on ‘She proves faithful’, about body image. I don’t remember the specifics on the podcast but I know it was so great and really got me started thinking about what is important to me. What kind of a woman do I want to be in this …
I am pretty sure I have had the quietest week of the past 7 years this week. While my big kids are at school, my husband is working or sleeping. We have no pregnancy issues to stress over, or home building related things hanging over our heads. All day long it is just me and …
At my kids school they spend a lot of time talking about how to be a bucket filler. I love the simple yet powerful illustration of our mental and emotional well being as buckets. And to realize that we all have the choice whether we want to be bucket fillers or bucket dippers for those …
I have come to realize in the last few weeks that I have spent 25 years battling my body. Since about the time I Was 10 I have worried about my weight, and dieted and than binged, and than dieted and than binged. I have avoided pictures, I have avoided carbs, I have avoided calories, …
I know I have been very absent from the blogging world as I have come to learn that home building is not for the faint of heart. We have learned a lot about permits, building, set backs and the amount of stuff that goes into building a home this summer. It has been crazy busy, …
My baby is creeping up on a year, and that makes me sad, but also a little relieved. This last year has been hard on me and my family.  I have been battling with what I believe is a case of postpartum depression and anxiety, that started with my pregnancy loss and was only compounded …
A few weeks ago I was talking to a sister in law, who sent her baby of 9 kids off to school this year. She was saying how she was doing things like finishing quilts she started years ago, and starting new projects. She said she didn’t even remember what she liked to do, and …
5 years ago my dad passed away, leaving behind a loving wife, 11 kids, many in law children and a ton of grandkids. I have spent the last few years trying to cling to what he left behind. I am going to be honest in this post- I didn’t have a super close relationship to …
So I know I have shared many stories of my shopping with small children in tow. There was the time that involved beer spraying down my entire family, and the whole clearance section, or the time I forgot my debit and credit cards. There has been many a shopping trip that ended with me nearly …
The topic for today’s gratitude challenge is hobbies, which is perfect timing since this is the first post on my new blog site! I am so excited to finally launch the new and improved blog, Chocolate Glazed Life, formally known as Mommy Needs A Diet Coke. Since having kids I have let most of my …
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