Who is to blame?

I have had the baby since Thursday and I was exhausted to my core. I did not want to have to care for another baby. I am too old, too tired and frankly too angry. I have snapped at my kids and spent a ton of time crying in frustration. Additionally on Friday, M1 sent... Continue Reading →

Blue Mountain Contest

I love Blue Mountain cards and they are having a contest for aspiring writers. I decided to give it a try though I am not sure it has a chance of winning. On Your Adoption Day I knew I loved you when I saw you. Despite you not knowing me. I wanted you here inside... Continue Reading →

Respite Day

I had a whole day to myself on Saturday if you can believe it!! N was at weekend respite and M1 picked up M2 so I could go on a black belt retreat with the other black belt students in TKD. My BFF teased me it was a practice run for my upcoming trip to... Continue Reading →

Amusement Park Redo

We have a season pass to the Great Escape and as you recall the last time we went was a disaster. This time however was fantastic!!! OK this is Flashback and NO I don't go on it but N does like to go on it. The day was rainy so there were only some people... Continue Reading →

Learning Skills

Today was one of the worst morning starts ever!!!!! OMG M2 and N going at it over a pair of shoes that M2 said N could borrow that both wanted to wear today. UUUUUGGGGGGGG, the real issue, today we had orientation for their new volunteer job of cat care at the local animal shelter. Both... Continue Reading →

The Nightmare Continues

OK now M1 is actually pregnant. No I am not surprised. I got her birth control she refused to take it, not shocked. Talked to boy toy about using a condom, he forgot, how convenient. Oh did I mention she is not technically with boytoy? She has moved on to predator. She is also not... Continue Reading →

Legal Involvement

I get this message from M1 two days ago: If there was a 21 year old, a 15 year old and a 17 year old in a truck, and the 15 year old was drinking alcohol, but the 17 year old was the one who gave it to her and the 21 year old didn’t... Continue Reading →

One Year Ago Today

Today is the first anniversary of when we moved N in with us to begin her new life. I remember driving half way across the state with M1 and M2 in tow to pick her up and bring her to the second adoptive and sixth placement she would have. She was really nervous as were... Continue Reading →

One Year Anniversary

OK a year ago today we had N to our house for the first full week of time with us. She helped me make the Thanksgiving dinner and was generally compliant with directions and requests. We did not get to bring her back on time due to lake effect snow at Hillside, so the week... Continue Reading →

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