Giving Thanks For Our Teachers During Hard Times

Giving Thanks For Our Teachers During Hard Times

There is something that's been weighing heavy on my mind since our children's schools have shut down. With each day that passes there are more and more negative comments and complaints regarding not just our school systems, but also our teachers. I have seen parents publicly ridiculing and criticizing our teachers, throwing around their impudent opinions [...]

3 Reasons Why Change Is A Big Deal For Blended Families

3 Reasons Why Change Is A Big Deal For Blended Families

We've been off the radar recently due to some unforeseen stressful circumstances that have been really consuming our time and our minds. You know that saying, "when it rains, it pours" ? That statement has never rang truer in our household. I was dealing with an ongoing, seemingly never ending illness toward the end of [...]

Back to School: Favorite Places To Shop For Boys

Back to School: Favorite Places To Shop For Boys

What probably should have been a "Favorite Things Friday" post is obviously taking place on a Sunday because I can't seem to stick to my schedule and also because I've procrastinated buying the boys their back to school stuff and we didn't go until yesterday. With that being said, I'll keep this short and to [...]

One Year Review!

One Year Review!

I apologize for being absent the past few weeks. Not only have we been really busy, but we've had a funeral and various other family related matters that have needed our attention. As of Tuesday June 11, it has officially been one year since I started writing here on Picking Up The Pendrick's. WOW. One [...]

“The Days I Prayed For The Things I Have Now”

“The Days I Prayed For The Things I Have Now”

Happy Fri-YAY! You guys, Facebook can be both wonderful and obnoxious. For the most part I enjoy looking back on my Facebook "memories" section, until I get back into my high school years obviously. Back when I thought that my opinion mattered, and I constantly posted vague, passive aggressive, and very mean statuses. This morning [...]

Avengers Birthday Celebration

Happy Wednesday, Y'all! I sincerely apologize for being very absent lately from blogging, it's mostly because I was enjoying my one week break from classes while also traveling twice last week for work. Between that and Marek's late birthday party, I haven't really made much time to write. I've been slowly learning that it's okay [...]