Re-Evaluating Things

No worries, kids are fine LOL. Recently after a conversation with my counselor I decided I was not really happy. The problem is that some of the things that make me saddest are in fact the very kids I love so much. So my therapist asked me to look at my life and determine what... Continue Reading →

Old Fashioned Fun

Here is a fun fact, my father used to race cars. He raced in the Sportsman Division. While I have no memories of him racing as he quit when I was a toddler, I do remember growing up going to races and loving every minute of it. While I don't follow statistics or anything really,... Continue Reading →

BBQ with M1 and M2’s Aunts

Tomorrow M1 will be 17. Every year since she has come to me she has pitched a world class tantrum fit around the time of her birthday if we ever tried to have a party. So aside from immediate family only, we have only 1 time had a party. Unfortunately, because of her actions at... Continue Reading →

Approaching Finalization

We are finalizing on August 3 at 1 p.m.!!!!!!! Attorney C from our office will be present with ANYM and N. ANYM- The court said other family members/friends are welcome and cameras are fine but no balloons, signs, or cake.. Please confirm you received this email.  Thank you! Yep finally got the word. Believe it or... Continue Reading →

Casting Call

Sounds like an interesting thought doesn't it?? What if I said it was real and we all actually went to a casting call for an upcoming movie that Ben Stiller is going to produce for Showtime??? Yes I drove the kids and my BFF 3 hours to audition for a part in a mini-series, why... Continue Reading →

Day Camp Crisis

This week M2 started day camp at the YMCA. She has gone here before but never by herself. OK I knew she would be anxious. I tried to get her to talk and she remained sullen. I tried to encourage her and she lashed out. OMG so frustrating but it is what it is. First... Continue Reading →

Tae Kwon Do Test Preparation

Next Saturday we all have to test for Tae Kwon Do. M1 will be going for her advanced blue belt, N will go for her yellow belt and M2 will go for her purple belt. Me, well I am testing for my second piece of yellow tape. First degree black belts have 9 levels until... Continue Reading →

Great escape at the Great Escape

 OK disclaimer, I took the above photo from the Lake George Visitor page but yep that is where we went this weekend. Little Man was thrilled that he was tall enough to ride the one ride he wanted to ride, the Boomerang. OK now I enjoy a good roller coaster BUT I am TERRIFIED of... Continue Reading →

Weekend Planning

Tomorrow we are having a wonderful gift, we get Little Man and Little Bit for the weekend. We are planning to start out by going swimming at the YMCA then either spaghetti or burgers for dinner. Sunday we are going to Great Escape. I figured in the midst of all this trauma it would be... Continue Reading →

Serving Others

My kids are a bit self centered. They tend to be a bit self absorbed and often do not think about others first. Well all right they are teens some of this is normal but just to be safe, enter community service. Tonight our church helped serve dinner at a center for individuals with HIV/AIDS... Continue Reading →

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