TV…What is it good for?!?

It’s well known that once you become a parent that you also begin to watch more cartoons than you did prior to children. Or at least you now watch cartoons that are more child friendly. Maybe, who knows?

My point is, cartoons.

While watching Loud House, Doc McStuffins, Sofia the First, etc. I’ve noticed a theme. They all teach lessons.

Be a good person.

Be truthful.

Share with others.

Learn to see things from a different perspective.

Forgive people.

Accept people.

The lists goes on and on. Great lessons taught in a simple way. Which got me thinking…at what point does that change? Continue reading “TV…What is it good for?!?”



I chose this quote today because it’s something I’ve struggled with recently. I couldn’t control the situation that caused the feelings but I did realize I could control whether I got angry and stayed angry.

For a while I stayed angry but then I decided I was tired of giving the instigators power over me and decided to instead be happy. When other people and outside forces seek to draw you into their toxic circle it’s so easy to get sucked in because you don’t always see it coming or realize it happening.


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I found this gem while strolling around google town and felt the need to share it with all of you.


Do you like this saying by Eleanor Roosevelt? ME TOO!! Once I read it I felt like “DAMN! This lady is a genius!! Why did I think of that?” It also got me thinking. I allow others to do this to me. I allow me to do this to me. It inspired my thoughts below and made me think I might not be alone is doing this and that maybe I needed to put it out there in the universe and see what happens. Continue reading “#MotivationalMonday”