Saturday, August 20, 2011

What Do You Do?

What do you do when your little sister hates herself and thinks she's not pretty? It completely and totally breaks my heart that her high school life has been terrible and a bad experience for her.

I try to reach out and tell her she is gorgeous, because she is, but she never believes it. Her thinking she is ugly is burnt into her mind and she won't believe otherwise.

I want to help, but I am at a total hold on what to do. I feel like sometimes, since I am older, she thinks I can't relate.

No girl should feel this bad, ever. I just want to help her and let her know that life gets better, but how do I help her see that?

90's Are All That

Yep, that's right! I found the best channel ever on my satellite-teen nick! They show a few 90's shows that I grew up on! Doug, Clarissa Explains It All, All That anyone??

Best thing is I can set my DVR to record the shows while I am working, so I can come home and watch them whenever I want.

I am waiting for them to show Rugrats and Legends of the Hidden Temple :)

Hope you guys are having a great weekend! I got my YUMMY Chocomize order today too and yum, yum, yum, the dark chocolate is amazing!!!

Also, new hair! A reddish dark brown and I LOVE it!!

What are you guys doing this weekend?

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I Am Blessed For the Opportunity

This past week, at work, we received a new child. This child has down syndrome and has been in the small babies room since he was 6 weeks old. He is now almost 2 1/2 and is moving into our 12-18 month old room. I admit, I was terrified when I found out; not of him, but for fear I would do something wrong while being responsible for his care. I also, even though I am an education major and have had classes in special needs, I have never had a first-hand experience with a special needs child.

I never considered myself to hold the gift to work with children with special needs. I always admired those who do, but knew I wasn't someone cut out for it, but that all changed last week. I was determined to not be scared of this experience and to give it my all and I do.

This child is one of the most amazing, sweetest, little blessings I have ever met. He is loveable, and so so smart. There is already a special bond forming between us and it melts my heart. Today was one of those break-through days when I felt like the effort I have put into helping him out has paid off. The day started off like the last few days, he was sitting at the table with the older kids eating his breakfast. When I walked in, his face lit up and he was so excited to see me. He then ate a lot of his food, with minor help with controlling his utensils, by himself. The rest of the morning, he was active, happy, and all over the place, which for him, is sometimes tough as he gets tired easily. He remembered Patty-Cake (the song I've been working on with him) and climbed onto a stepping toy to look out of the window for 10 minutes or so. Later on, he then was trying to climb on everything, interacting with other children, and talking. He was so happy and full of life, it made my heart melt.

Then came nap time. He usually crawls right onto his caught and sleeps, but today, he was so happy he was crawling to other children's beds and patting their backs. He then crawled to me and got in my lap, where he fell asleep. Talk about melting the heart, that moment was it.

All in all, today was an amazing day and I was so happy and proud of him for the hard work and achievement he made today. I don't know hwy I was ever scared, because this is something I was meant to do; especially with someone so loving and full of happiness. I truly am so glad God put me in this position, pushed me out of my comfort zone, and knew I was the one for this job.

Hope everyone's week is going as blessed as mine; my heart has been so touched this week. It doesn't matter that I have been stressed with finances and bills, days like this are worth it.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

What Is the World Coming To?

The world is going to hell.

I am absolutely disgusted that a group is trying to get PBS to marry Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street. They claim that they should give the characters a wedding and/or feature a transgender character. How is this okay?

I am furious that people want to try and expose sexuality onto children. When is it okay for people to try and push sex issues onto children's shows? Never have I even thought that Bert and Ernie have shared anything other than a purely platonic, friendship. Now don't get me wrong, I have no problem with people's sexual orientation, but there is a line and children do not need to be exposed.

Please, join me in the fight by joining the petition below. Children deserve their educational, pure shows and not perversion. We already have too much inappropriate trash claiming to be "for kids" already.

This post is not meant to be offensive to anyone, but this is a matter very important to me and I am going to do my part to raise awareness and fight for it.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Mary Kay!

Hi all! As of a few days ago, I am a Mary Kay consultant. I used to sell the products about 4 or 5 years ago and love it. I have seem the amazing difference the Timewise line has made for my skin and I believe it can help you too.

I believe in these products and would love to help develop the perfect makeup and skincare routine for your life. I believe in these products and what they can do.

My website isn't up yet, but I am taking orders.You can view the products at, I am trying to get a $600.00 order in by the next weekend, so I can earn my personalized beauty kit for free. If there is anything you are needing, I'd love to be your consultant.

I am here to answer any questions you may have :)