Monthly Archives: April 2019

When My Thoughts Wander….

StressIt’s no secret that as a mom you have 1,000 thousand at a time. “Did I cut the heat off?” “Do the kids have lunch money?” “Did wipe off their milk mustaches” “Did I put on deodorant?” “what is for dinner? And the list goes on.

However many times I’ve found myself drowned in my thoughts and lose sight of what’s at hand. What’s at hand you ask?

My own productivity and my ability to speak into my day. Many times (admittedly) my thoughts make me snappy or rushed. Leaving me feeling like I can never catch up. Today I had to allow my thoughts to be centered. You may not be a believer of God but I am so I asked God to help me. Help me center those areas that seem unhappy and snappy, and replace them good, focused thoughts so I could be productive.

I realize that motherhood ain’t getting NO easier. With each new year, there is a challenge. However challenges only defeat the one, who has already defeated himself. What I mean is you cannot be defeated by the things in your mind, if you make up your mind that will be productive and worry less. That’s easier said than done of course but in order for us to mothers who are functional and not in constant distress it is important to make up your mind daily. My thought (my mental to-do lists) do not control my day. I can and will accomplish things today and I will NOT worry about things that are left when the day is down.

Be blessed Mommas, take everyday as it comes and remind yourself NOT to be defeated!


Autism Awareness Day

Autism Awareness Day is tomorrow April 2nd, but nationally it is celebrated for the whole week. If you asked me a year ago what this day means to me I would have answered “Umm I have no idea.” This is coming from the woman who questions every year what day Christmas is on. No lie – remembering dates is not my strong suit.

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Local Organizations Partner to Host Event Designed to Support Working Moms

(Canton, Ohio) – In a collaboration between grassroots organizations, the Canton Girl Gang and, an event will be held next month to connect working moms.

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Mentor Mondays: The Ultimate Experience

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Big Brothers Big Sisters is focused on children and encouraging experiences and relationships that allow them to thrive.

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AAP Report: Increased Medical and Community Care Needed for Children Who are Abused

(U.S.) – Studies show that a one in four children will experience abuse, neglect, and maltreatment and that about 1,700 children die every year as a result.

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AAP Clinical Report Highlights Early Introduction of Peanut-Based Foods to Prevent Allergies

(U.S.) – The American Academy of Pediatrics updates a clinical report that explores how maternal and infant nutrition affect the development of infant allergies.

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