Balance With Self · My Life

Happy Mother’s Day!


Mother’s Day is a special day to me.

I was actually born on Mother’s Day.

I was my Mom’s Mother’s Day Gift!


I am so grateful for my Mom.

Throughout my journey to find balance with myself, she is always there.

She is the first one I told when I decided to find that balance with myself.

She knows I could acheive anything I set my mind on.

She is always there supporting me.

She never gives up on me.


She teaches me to stand up for what I believe and to never lower my standarrds for ANY occasion.

She teaches me to manage my time wisely.

She teaches me to be the best Kathleen that I can, because there will never be anyone quite like me.

She teaches me that I am a Child of God — a Daughter of a Beloved Father, who loves me.

She teaches me the importance of kindness — of love  — of charity.

Yesterday, my Dad and I took dropped by Target and picked this out for my Mom.

They are Pecan Delights — my Mom’s little splurge that she has once in a while. 🙂 They are her favorite!

I love you Mommy!

Thank you for everything you do.

Thank you for putting up with me all these years.

Thank you for being the woman you are.

Thank you for being my role model.

Even though your baby will be an adult in a few years, I will always be your little girl. 🙂

Without you, I wouldn’t be the person I am today.

Happy Mother’s Day, Mommy!!!


to you from me, your loving daughter,

P.S. I’ll be back tomorrow with my update on my Birthday Party and SAT Test!

Edited: P.P.S. It seems that by the way I wrote this, it sounded like my Birthday was today too. I just wanted to clarify: when I was born, my Birthday was on Mother’s Day. This year, it isn’t. The next time it will be will be in a few years. My birthday will actually be in a few days. But, when I was born, I was my Mom’s Mother’s Day gift!

*Picture 1 source, Picture 2 source.

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Goals For 2011…



Yeah for 2011!


Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray! Hip Hip Hooray for 2011!

Purple Fireworks

As I reminisce on 2010, I’m brought to tears–tears of gratitude. The Lord has blessed me so much! I don’t feel like I deserve a lot, but He has given me so much. He is always there for me, no matter what. He has lifted me up and reminded me that I’m His daughter.

Because I want to continually improve and grow, I’ve set some goals for 2011:

–to “try a little harder to be a little better”

— to serve others more

–to think of others before myself

–continue to become more in-tune with myself

–to start taking dual credit classes at a local community college

–to pass the CLEP for College Algebra and earn some college credit

— to get more sleep at night — aka go to bed earlier; on school days, I get up at 5am to attend an early morning scripture study class, and so if I don’t go to bed at a reasonable time, I get really drained throughout the week.

–to eat more of the rainbow (aka, greater variety of fruits and veggies); try more of the “rainbow”


One fruit/vegetable you have recently tried and fallen in love with? For me, I just tried prickly pear fruit (really good).

One food you want to try? I want to try a Chocolate Covered Pizzert! 😉

Your goals for this coming year?

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Merry ‘Christ’mas!!

Wishing you a Merry Christmas!!!!

Free Nativity Clipart


He whose birth we commemorate this season is more than the symbol of a holiday. He is the Son of God, the Creator of the earth, the Jehovah of the Old Testament, the fulfillment of the Law of Moses, the Redeemer of mankind, the King of Kings, the Prince of Peace. . . . He is our joy and our salvation, and we will find Christmas of greater meaning in our own lives as we share these truths with others” (Gordon B. Hinckley.)