Today's small victory is a mash-up combining a writing prompt from my favorite author, Diane Chamberlain and the Extraordinary Ordinary's just write link up. Diane asked on her blog today what we are grateful for and I thought that would be a happy topic for my first Just Write link up too. So I am taking a few minutes to write what I am grateful for today. On a lighter note.... I am grateful Diane sent me a copy of her new book, The Good Father, I can't wait to read it! At the ... Read More about Just Write: Grateful Ramblings of a Working Mom
Synopsis from Goodreads: "Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, and gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions ... Read More about Book Review: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Synopsis from Goodreads: "Dear Anna, What I have to tell you is difficult to write, but I know it will be far more difficult for you to hear, and I'm so sorry- The unfinished letter is the only clue Tara and Emerson have to the reason behind their close friend Noelle's suicide. Everything they knew about Noelle - her calling as a midwife, her passion for causes, her love for her friends and family - described a woman who embraced life. Yet there was so much they didn't know. With the ... Read More about Book Review: The Midwife’s Confession by Diane Chamberlain
Few things are certain, right? Death and Taxes are a certainty, we all know. Well, every year I say I am going to get my taxes done early and yet here we are..a beautiful Friday night and I am stuck at the computer working on our taxes 3 days before they are due. Friday after hours is not the best time to get started especially when the bank is closed and I can't find our tax documents or get into the online system. So, it's been a frustrating couple of hours to say the least. However, in ... Read More about Finding Sweetness Among Taxes
Welcome to Mom's Small Victories! I'm Tanya, thanks for stopping by and sharing my journey as I endure motherhood to 3 young and wonderfully active boys, a full-time job and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Rather than focusing on the physical limitations and frustrations that RA has caused me in the last 10 years, I prefer to focus on those small victories I can accomplish in my everyday life. On this blog, I will share information about RA and resources that help me cope with the ... Read More about Welcome to Mom’s Small Victories!