How to make Moon Sand for under $5

How to Make Moon Sand For Under $5

My name is Tawnya, and I’m a Pinterestholic. Long before I quit my job to be home with my kids I saw this really cool sand at Lakeshore. It was called Moon Sand. For those of you who have never seen it before, it looks like wet sand, and holds together like wet sand, but it’s not wet!…

Is Motherhood how you imagined it?

Is Motherhood How You Imagined It?

I never imagined being a mother. I never thought about my wedding day as a little girl, or dreamt up a home I would one day share with my adoring husband and brood of children. Nope. The only time I ever remember talking about my wedding day was when I was going through a particularly anti-dress…

Stars passing through time

When Time is Running Out

Do you ever have those moments where you are suddenly thrust into a new perspective and all the world around you looks different than it used to? Where you understand people you never understood before and you feel foolish for all your previous ways? It can be exciting, and wonderful, and sad, and terrifying all…

I'm sorry

I’m Sorry.

I’m sorry. I’m sorry you had to worry, and be afraid…  and embarrassed. I’m sorry you had to be uncomfortable. That you lost the respect of your peers because of me. I’m sorry you had to watch me cry and wonder if I’d be okay. That you had to question whether it was something you…

Thank You Daddy

Daddy

After launching my e-course last week, I’ve been getting such wonderful reviews, and I have been extremely touched by it. But there was one review that meant more to me than I could have ever imagined it would.  For those of you who don’t know, 5 years ago I divorced my family in an effort to…

Breaking the Cycle of Sacrifice

Breaking the Cycle of Sacrifice

When my children were little, I would make dinner, sit everyone down at the table, and serve them all food. And it never failed that someone would finish their first helping and ask for seconds before I had even gotten to touch my own. I would tell them they must wait until I finished my first helping…