Skip to main content

Thankful Thursday

So as I laid in bed last night crying and not being able to sleep I watched a preview of a new show called Go On. I was quickly reminded that the things I was crying over are not that bad. Somewhere in the world someone has it worse then me, someone is going through something more trying then me. I've been a stay at home mom for pretty much all of 10 years, it has been such a blessing I have never missed a moment in my children's lives. On the 15th I will start a new journey as a working mom. I have been so excited about this new journey in life. All my kids will be in school this year and won't need me home.......or will they. I just realized last night that being a working mom means missing field trips, awards, and parties. :*( I couldn't stop crying for about an hour as friends talked me down.lol Then I realized that it really isn't that bad. Some where last night a mother was longing for her children, crying to just get to hug them. So I have decided that from now on I will take Thursdays to remember what I am thankful for. 

I'm thankful that my husband and I both have jobs! 

I'm thankful to have a healthy family!

I'm thankful for a supportive family and amazing friends! 

 I'm thankful that I have a roof over my head! 

What are you thankful for today??

Comments

Melinda Dunne said…
I am thankful for my husband and son. We stand together as a trio and even at my worst they still love me.
Shayla Burks said…
I can't wait to see how this change is going to effect my favorite little family for the best. Y'all are going to be great; your kids have amazing heads on their shoulders.
I'm thankful for family and friends who support what I believe in, who love me and my children. I am thankful for the children I will be watching (mine, yours, and my niece!). And very thankful for the blogposts that they're going to help me write with the funny things I know they're going to say and do. :)
Mellissa Hanks said…
LMAO I'll pray for you :O) 6 kids for a week and a half haha oh goodness :OP Thank you so much though <3

Popular posts from this blog

30 Day Beach Body Challenge- Day 3 #30dayfitness

Here we are at day 3, now unfortunately I am to sick to work out today but I wanted to make sure that I shared the information with you on how to do these exercises so that everyone could easily get their's done. I will catch up as I can, may even try to add extra to the days once I feel better. For today it is 50 burpees and 50 kick down crunches. If you don't know how to do these make sure to scroll down for directions! You will also see why with the flu these aren't doable.lol HOW TO DO A BURPEE!
HOW TO DO A KICK DOWN CRUNCH!

Putting On Girl Scout Badges With A Flat Iron

I love helping all my little daisies earn badges, but as a mom I hate putting them on. Lol I saw an idea on Pinterest a while back to use a flat iron so I thought I'd give it a try.  It worked really well but I do have a couple suggestions. First make sure your badge  is exactly where you want them. Unlike an iron this causes the glue to melt very fast! Second count I 3-4 and it is probably done! Lastly you will likely have to apply pressure to the end pinching it tight. Overall it worked very well and I will probably keep putting badges on this way :)

Homemade Fly Traps

We all love summer but as the weather gets warmer the flies get worse and worse. We have a bush out front of our house that I swear just attracts every fly in town! I wanted to get rid of them but I didn't want to kill all the wonderful butterflies it also attracts. So I went about finding a new way to kill them all. I had some empty Tazo tea bottles I simply poked a pen sized whole in the top, added 1/2 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of dish soap, and 1 tablespoon of syrup.Now I do find that these work better if you place them in the sun :O) If you want to use a bigger container simply multiply the ingredients. Make sure your hole is only about the size of a pen cap! Then they can't seem to get back out.lol