Take a leap of faith!

Are you thinking about the changes you want to make in 2020? Are you considering your options and figuring out what’s manageable, what you can actually do, what you want to do?  In the spring of 2011, I was a stay-at-home mom to a first grader and a third grader. My days were spent trekking [...]

Inching toward the finish line…..

Today is my last day of classes for the fall 2013 semester. Where has the time gone?? I begin my final semester next month. Did I really just type that?  I remember my first day of school in fall 2011. I went to a writing class that is required for communications majors, after attending a [...]

It’s amazing what brings me back…..

I was recently looking for some information on my university’s website.  As I was looking through the site, trying to find what I was researching, I came across the flow sheet for my major. I got goose bumps. Why, you wonder? When I was trying to apply to my university in the spring of 2011, [...]

I have to find a job??

  I'm writing this blog post right after completing a job search assignment that is required for my seminar class at school. Seniors in my department are required to take this course as a way to prepare for branding oneself, putting together a portfolio of work, and searching for a job. It's a great class, [...]

There’s something about graduation season

The graduate school commencement took place tonight at my university. Undergraduate commencement takes place on Saturday. Because I have been at school for two years now, I know many people who are graduating. I've been watching the Twitter feed featuring the hashtag for commencement. And I've determined....... I WANT MY TURN! (Sorry for yelling.) Graduation [...]

Another school year done!

I am writing this just a few hours after submitting my final assignment of the semester--and of the school year!  It's amazing to me that two years ago, I embarked on this journey with a lot of excitement, a lot of fear and a lot of hope. I had no idea what to expect when [...]

Making a few edits to the blog

Just a few..... new address: focusingonthefab.wordpress.com.  I was starting to hate my previous address, as it was too long and too confusing, so I changed it up.  I decided not to buy a domain until I figure out if I really like this one. I changed the title to MomStudent Madness--a bit more fun.  I [...]