I Blinked

I’ll never forget the day we found out the gender of our second baby.

We woke up at 7:30 a.m. and started getting my daughter around for the day. We had to drop her off at my parent’s house before my doctor’s appointment.

When we arrived for my appointment I asked my husband what he thought we were having and he quickly responded, Read More

Wait What I Have A College Student

Well, I’m almost at that point. My daughter is 18, and I didn’t give her permission to grow up this fast. Every other day my husband or I will have breakdowns about her leaving us in just a short while. Read More

Never Stop Dating

I use to find it incredibly hard to keep dating my husband while raising kids.

Have you guys ever felt this way?

We have three kids that are all athletes and involved in other extracurricular activities. Which makes it feel like all my husband and I do is work, pick up and drop off kids. Read More

The Hug Monster

My husband calls himself the huggie monster!

That is precisely what he is. I don’t care how many times I go into his office for a hug, he will give me one. He holds on for as long as I do.

I love that.

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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~

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? Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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 go of the living happily ever after can feel like a punch in the stomach and a knife in your heart. Read More