I have attempted to do a blog several times and each time I have been excited to get started. Then life happens. For me, I am a full-time wife of an amazing husband who is my love and encourages me to do things I will enjoy, a mother to currently 1 amazing little man who is the light of my life and employee. There is no use going into detail about where I work…LOL!!! I am a slave to the world more days then not and even more of a slave to myself by making a never ending to do list. Which project do I want to take on next? I find myself more times than not, wanting to be like other women I know. The first person I want to be like is my mother. She was a young stay at home mom beginning with me when she was 19 years old. Within the first two years of my parents being married, my mom had my brother and I. She learned to be a wife, a mother, a homemaker, a teacher, a doctor (what doctor kisses your scraped knee when your hurt), an artistic & creative individual, my best friend, and so much more. I have seen what she has and can do. I so much want to be like her. My Aunt Jennifer is another great influence in my life. I have had the opportunity to live with her and her family during a few of my college years. Raising 5 boys, I was at times like a daughter to her. She is someone that I look as to being a second mother. She is an amazing cook and such a talented woman even though she never thinks she is. She enjoys learning new things, reading books and working in her garden. I have two wonderful, beautiful grandmothers who are not afraid to tell me like it is, put there arms around me when I need comfort and I am thankful for all of the things they have taught me even if they are not aware. My younger sister is amazing and I know I do not tell her enough. Although I completed my Bachelors degree, it took me almost 8 years to do so. She is 7 years younger than me and went straight from high school to college, stayed at the same college (I transferred SEVERAL times) and is on track to graduate in the spring of 2012. I am so proud of the woman she has become. She makes good decisions, follows her heart and has become a very free spirited, talented, smart woman. I love her dearly and admire her so much. To all my beautiful friends out there, I can spend a day talking about each one of you. Joyce, you are my best friend. Thank you for always being there, even if its days, weeks or months between calls. You know me so well! Thank you to all my GRILZ (Natty, Lindsey, Amy, Heather and Diane)!! My early twenties were amazing because of you and I am grateful for you to be in my life. Gosh, my list can go on and on. At this point I can just add names but it would not do these individuals justice!! You know who you are and you know how much I love you!!
All of this being said, there are so many things that this mommy see’s and even more that she wants to do!! My attempt at blogging will continue with many attempts to do projects of sorts that I see on other blogs. At some point I hope to be creative enough along the way to have something new out there. So, as we continue on, thank you for joining me an many attempts along the way.