About Me

My name is Ashley. I recently got divorced. My son Jack Henry and I have moved into my parent's house. I'm 33 and have lived away from them since going off to college. Talk about transition. 

We live in southeast Arkansas where football, family, food, and faith is all you need to love. I spend my weekdays as an elementary librarian at a K-5 school. I love my students and couldn't imagine doing anything else. 

Jack is my life. He is three and such a handful. Everyone who is around him always ask me how I handle such a lively child. He is all boy and the roughest toughest toddler I know.

Going through a divorce is nothing like I thought it would be, not that I really gave it a lot of thought. It's just weird how you love someone so much and then one day betrayal so deep that everything is lost. 

Ponder is my maiden name and the root of my family. Look for me to use this space of mine to chronicle Jack's life, my new life, living with my parents, making plans, and becoming the best I can be.

My Wild Child Jack Henry

Seeing Garth was one of the best experiences ever

I HATE to match socks!!!

I like to drink margaritas with friends. 

I love crap tv. Makes me feel so much better about my life!

Could read all day.

Love to bake when I have the time. 

My child makes lots of messes.

I work with amazing crazy people.

We are very crafty :)

We love bed and rocking bed head.

We love.


  1. I was wondering if you would start a new blog. Glad you have because I've missed you!

  2. I couldn't find a way to message you so posting this here. :)

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on habits.

    The post went live today and is an announcement that we'll be readying Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin next for Venture Book Club.


    I'd love for you to join us. :) The chat won't be until June so that gives us two months to read.


  3. Trying again! I'm looking forward to your post on Monday!


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