Archive of ‘This Girl’s Thoughts’ category

Thoughts on Being a Mom

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With Mother’s Day barely behind us, I wanted to share some of my thoughts on being a mom.  I’ve previously shared some of my heart with you about my first year as a stay-at-home-mom.  I have four years of experience in motherhood now and I’m still learning how to handle tantrums, set a good example, […] Read more…

Weekend Recap

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It was one of those weekends…  Nothing too fantastic or horrible happened, but both of my boys (and I) had colds all weekend.  They had it worse than I did, but it was difficult to work on any projects when I kept having to wipe runny noses and refill juice cups for sore throats.  (The […] Read more…

Be Honest With Yourself

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my life.  I’m over 30 now and I guess that kind of makes me a “grown up,” even though I don’t always feel that way.  Sometimes I have trouble making decisions on my own, sometimes I have regrets, and sometimes I feel like I should’ve accomplished more in […] Read more…

Fear vs. Confidence

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As a little girl, I was very shy.  It was sometimes hard for me to talk to new people and make friends – but when I did, I discovered that the benefits of having a new friend outweighed the fear of not being liked or accepted.  I am still the kind of person who would […] Read more…

Girl in Time Out {Jamaica}

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This past week I took a break for a few days… away from my kids (although I missed them terribly), away from the snow and cold weather, away from errands and laundry and blogging – and my daily normal life.  I took a “time out” with my husband and we escaped to Jamaica for a […] Read more…

2013 ~ Thoughts for a New Year

Welcome to 2013! I took a little time off for the holidays and I’ll be back soon with a new project post.  But I wanted to say a few things regarding this upcoming year and this blog.  I realize that I’m still fairly new on this blogging journey, and I’m still learning and trying different […] Read more…

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