Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child – I don’t think so

In my post Bad Moms Unite! – Why does school start at 8am? ,I confessed that I have resorted to spanking my children in the past. Most of the time when I do this I feel a tremendous sense of guilt because I feel spanking is more about me and not really about correcting behavior in my... Continue Reading →


Bad Moms Unite! – Why does school start at 8am?

Can someone please tell me who came up with the bright idea of kids being in school at 8am? Actually, I really don’t need that information. I need to know how I can change the time from 8am to 9-9:30am, maybe even 10am. Why? Because I have a little girl that drives me “bat$h*t crazy”... Continue Reading →

Enter My “Hygge Home” Contest

The deadline to enter is quickly approaching! I have greatly enjoyed my Hygge Blog Series and look forward to announcing the winner of my "Hygge Home" contest in Part IV of Get Hygge With It.  Entry is simple!  All you have to do is send me a picture, or several pictures, of your "hygge home". ... Continue Reading →

Get Hygge With It – Part II

As I was going through my home I came up with so many things that are a daily part of my Hygge living. After much deliberation, I have narrowed it down to the six things below. There is no number one because their level of importance  changes with my mood. My morning Java. Dark Roast,... Continue Reading →

BLOG PARTY! 11/28-11/30

It’s a blog party!!

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I’m happy to be celebrating my growing blog with each and every one of you! Have a wonderful time getting to know one another, as this is a awesome opportunity to grow your blog while supporting others.

As a proper hostess, I of course will be providing a gift. I will be holding a drawing for one lucky winner to receive a $50.00 gift card the moment I reach my 1,000th follower! I encourage you to reblog and share this post all over your social media, inviting as many people to our party as possible. The quicker I reach 1,000 followers, the quicker we can have that drawing!

To Participate In The Party:

  1. Please follow my blog if you haven’t already. In return, I will follow you back.
  2. Reblog this post. (Sharing is caring)
  3. In the comment section of this post, paste one link to your own blog with a…

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Get Hygge With It – Part I

Recently I have become fascinated with this concept of Hygge (pronounced hoo ga). I have been sharing info about Hygge with my oldest daughter and some of my friends. Because I am really thrilled with "Hygge living", I wanted to share this info with my SouthernmomJD family as well. The concept of Hygge originated in... Continue Reading →

I Am Enough

Every day as I get ready for work I see the words “I am enough”. I had this phrase inscribed on my body almost two years ago, during my period of transition.  At the time that I decided to make this phrase a permanent part of my life I really didn’t believe that I was... Continue Reading →

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