welcome!

I'm Pam, and I'm glad you're here. I hope my thoughts on family, faith, and the flux of life help you laugh, fire you up or just make you think.

Join the conversation: leave a comment, subscribe to posts (click the orange button in the top right corner), or drop me an email at pam(at)beyondjustmom(dot)com.
Thank you for visiting!

places i write

Categories

something wicked this way comes

**Warning:  this is a whiny post, and it’s sort of gross.  So if you’re not in the mood, click away!  I’ll understand, as long as you promise to come back another day.  I usually write more uplifting posts, but this is all I can think about right now.**
::sparing you the traditional opening picture–you’ll thank me later::
I [...]

channeling hope

Today I joined the throngs of people flocking to health clubs to get back in shape this week.  I shouldn’t have been surprised by the suddenly packed parking lot and the crowded fitness center at my YMCA:  in January alone, over one million Americans join health clubs each year.  And sadly, up to 75% of those quit [...]