Woke up on the wrong side of the bed

You have those days too, right?
The ones when you don’t know exactly what’s wrong but everything and everybody just seems to rub you the wrong way…
Yeah, that.
I have to admit it’s been a while since I’ve had one of ‘those’ days, so I guess I was due. Or overdue.
I know I’m under a lot of […]

This kick…


Yep, this exact kick, caught on film (so to speak) for posterity.
You have to understand that this kick was a fluke in more ways than one.
I have never before seen my kid attempt to put any part of her body in front of the soccer ball during the eight seasons that she has played. When […]

One hundred miles #running


Last week I hit a milestone in my running – according to the MapMyRun app, I’ve now run over 100 miles since I started running in mid-March. After my last run I’m sitting at 108 total miles.
I am blown away by the fact that I not only am STILL running after my original goal of […]

Reminiscences of a soccer mom…


I never truly thought much about it back when Abbi was four years old. “Let’s sign her up for soccer!” I suggested to my husband. I don’t exactly remember why, although I’m sure it had something to do with wanting to help work out all the energy she had, get her into some kind of […]

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy


My daughter and I attended an advanced screening of this film for free, but as always all opinions stated here are 100% my own or those of my family. Before reading on, please be aware that this review contains mild spoilers.
Back during the winter, I truly wondered how my oldest daughter, Abbi, was going to […]

Being Remembered… #P&Geveryday #sponsored


When I think about my childhood, there are certain memories that stand out. Trying to think back to the earliest brings a glimpse or two of nursery school, a quick memory of walking through a hospital corridor with my dad pushing my little brother in a stroller, but most of my solid memories probably start […]