Graduated from High School, and Off to College Soon.

Graduated from High School, and Off to College Soon

Graduated from High School, and Off to College Soon. My name is Abbey Willis, and I’m this here lady’s daughter. I’m a less than a month away from being 18, and just last month I graduated from Watkins Glen High School. I applied to and was accepted to 3 colleges, but I decided on SUNY Purchase, […]


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You Can’t Go Back, Only Forward

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You Can’t Go Back, Only Forward You can’t go back, only forward. These are words that have been in my mind a lot this week.  Often situations arise during your life that you wish you could go back and have a do-over. Although I know that isn’t possible, a Mom can wish right? As a […]


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Grandma Ryan, I Had A Dream Last Night….

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Grandma Ryan, I Had A Dream Last Night…. Dear Grandma, I had a dream last night, that you were here. It only makes sense since its been 3 years. Today you would have been 93, I always called you, on your birthday you see. You left us on Christmas Eve, 2010, so much has happened […]


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Avoidance is the Enemy When Planning For Your Future #GenworthHoliday

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Avoidance is the Enemy When Planning For Your Future *Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial all opinions are mine.*   Avoidance is the Enemy With the holidays upon us wouldn’t it be a great idea to face avoidance of planning your future?  What a gift it could be to you and your spouse, […]


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What Will it Take to Inspire you? My Husband’s Weight Loss Journey Continues

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What Will it Take to Inspire you? My Husband’s Weight Loss Journey Continues UPDATE:   I’m no longer concerned with the scale! I’ve went down another pant size, and changed my workout routine, as I now work out with Ralph’s class. It’s really cool witnessing my body react to something that it’s not used to! […]


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Let’s Talk: Facing Difficult Scenarios with Our Parents

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  Disclosure: Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial. All opinions are 100% my own. Let’s Talk: Facing Difficult Scenarios with Our Parents If you remember when you were a teenager, our parent(s) always seemed to have something to talk to us about. This always seemed to lead to talk about grades, drinking/drug […]


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Let Them Be Little

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Let Them Be Little Recently I have found myself reflecting, reflecting back to a time when my kids were little. I remember, when looking back, wishing that my kids were older. Middle-of-the-night feedings and diaper changes, the sudden onset of a painful earache, and snotty noses that needed wiping — and even a few hospital […]


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What is Life Insurance? and Why a Stay-At-Home Parent Needs It.

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  Disclosure: Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial. All opinions are 100% my own. What is Life Insurance? and Why a Stay-At-Home Parent Needs It. When the average person thinks of Life Insurance, thoughts immediately go to the parent that works outside of the home. Although this is important, what about the […]


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I Didn’t Realize I Married My Best Friend 18 Years Ago

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I Didn’t Realize I Married My Best Friend 18 Years Ago 18 years ago I got remarried to my now husband Roger. We met in December of 1994 through a mutual friend ( I didn’t realize then;  that I would eventually become Becky Willis).  We started dating end of January 1995 and were married by […]


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Overweight? What Will it Take to Inspire you? My Husband’s Weight Loss Journey

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Overweight? What Will it Take to Inspire you? My Husband’s Weight Loss Journey If you are over weight, what will it take to motivate/inspire you to get your life back? For me, that question was answered in May of 2012. In May 2012, I had gained employment as a bus driver trainee for our school. […]


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Reflection of a Son

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Guest Post by my Husband: Roger Willis I lost my dad on February 3, of this year.  I miss him dearly, especially the talks we’d have and just hearing his voice.  We always made it a point to tell each other we loved each other, and I know now, after 43 years on this Earth, […]


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What I wanted for Valentine’s Day…..

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I already have. With all of the pre-hype of Valentine’s Day you see on TV and even on Facebook, I really thought about what I would choose if we had the means. I am NOT a jewelry type person (although I have a wedding ring and a ring I wear on my other hand)…I am […]


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