Real Men Do Cry

Little boys act tough, but men show their weaknesses. I can’t imagine being told not to cry because it makes you look weak. Take a moment and really think about how that sounds. We live in a society that urges men to mask their feelings and emotions. Then we want them to show compassion to…

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Balance

Learning how to bring balance to every aspect of my life. Taking time to breathe and show appreciation to my body and everything around me. Enjoy Your Thursday! You could have chosen any blog to read, but you chose mine, and I’m honored. ~Belladonna~

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Let it Be…​ Day 1

How often do we think about others and put ourselves on the back burner? How often do we say I will worry about my health, appearance, happiness tomorrow? My kids and spouse come first, and I’ll take care of me next. But what happens when you’re next just doesn’t arrive?

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Gratitude! 1018 Views

I welcome everyone new to Belladonna’s Flashlight and for everyone else, Thank you for staying! I hope you enjoy being apart of the fam and will continue to read and join in on discussions. I love hearing from you all.

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1+1= Laundry R​oom Disasters​

Okay, let me be clear I’m not purposely trying to destroy my laundry room and all the things that reside in it. However, some may question what the heck am I doing in there.

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One Last Cry…​Maybe?

I’m having a moment today, and the tears are streaming down my entire existence. It is happening more and more, and I can’t control it, so I figure let me put on a sad song and look at old pictures so I can really enjoy my cry.

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Why Coming From a Broken Home May B​e Better Than Living In One “Part 2″​

Sometimes you have to take a step back and reflect over the things you desired to change as a child and make a conscious decision to not let history repeat itself. It’s not easy to walk away from someone you love and let go of what you want the relationship to be. Allowing yourself to let…

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Why Coming From a Broken Home May B​e Better Than Living In One “Part 1”

Marriage isn’t easy. Learning to live with someone that is most likely the exact opposite than you can be quite challenging. Then things start to get really interesting when we throw finance, kids, and outside interference in the mix. When we mix all of those ingredients together, it can be a formula for disaster, or…

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The Day I Fell In Love “Part 2”

The Day I Fell In Love “Part 1” I felt so light on my feet and thought I was going to tumble over. Somehow I managed to stand firm, but just like that, it was time for me to get back to the game and pretend to be interested in cheerleading. I was so ready to…

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The Cranky Mother In Law And The Not So Friendly Gift​

I hate to break the news to you, my cranky mother-in-law, but you are not what I had in mind when I married your son. 

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