It has been a LONG time since I have checked in here on the MFF page! Life has a funny way of shuffling us in different directions! Anyone Local knows that I closed the doors to my little store over a year ago - actually I think its been 2 years now! Holy Cow.... I certainly have missed that little spot! But my role in life shifted a little dramatically - I went from being a small business owner and mom to being a single mom and the sole provider for myself and 4 kids PLUS paying for a stupid expensive divorce!
My love for creating never went away, it just got pushed to the back, back burner! Being in survival mode changed my creativity a little, basically my brain told itself to simmer down and take care of business (my kids) and maybe one day there would be space to create again. So, that is where we are today!! Little bits of time have opened themselves up to me, I am able to create little things here and there, take on a furniture makeover, delv…
Yesterday was Mothers Day, and I shared a little post on Facebook that I thought I would share a little more here too!
For me as a Mama, it's not always the easiest, or the most glamorous part of life, but it is the part of MY life, that I never take for granted!
I will never wish one day away of being a mother to this crazy crew of mine. I might wish and pray for a chance to do better or for the next day to be a little easier, but I'll never wish for one day less with them.
Last night I listened to 3/4 of my crew in the kitchen making me brunch for dinner with my partner Chris, it made me smile and sigh with a serious feeling of contentment because those crazy days make moments like that, that much sweeter. For a minute I might even have forgotten about the stack of towels that still were sitting in the living room or the 42 pairs of shoes by the front door or the house that is "clean enough" for now.
As we've all grown along the way, I've been a mother f…