Talking About Being Muslim

Today I had a very interesting conversation with M2 when we went to pick up Baby Shark. I will start with we are practicing Episcopalian and I am on the Vestry or the governing body for our church. So having this foundation the story will continue LOL. We went downstairs to pick up the Shark... Continue Reading →

Explaining Racism

My two kids are intellectually challenged. Despite their age they function at approximately 10 years old. The events of the news have impacted them and so we have to talk about it. It is hard to explain why folks who are not white are hurt by people in charge more often. It doesn't make sense... Continue Reading →

Making Memories

OK yes I get it the pandemic is hard on all of us. Take care of yourself, take care of your kids, I get it. None of this is working for me and I was in the military I can function in constant stress. I am NOT made to be a Mom, school teacher, day... Continue Reading →

Old School Skills

Sometimes the fact that I am "older" than many of the other Mom's of the kids my kids associate with has an advantage. Effective today the Governor said all folks have to wear something covering their mouth and nose when out in public. Enter the skill set.....sewing. Yep I own a sewing machine and of... Continue Reading →

Baby K learns “No”

Baby K is affectionately called Baby Shark in our house. We call her that because of her love to "chew" on my finger when she is upset. No it doesn't hurt it is just funny as it started out when she was cutting teeth and still continues. Well the shark is very intelligent so we... Continue Reading →

Eastern State Penitentiary

Sometimes I have to sneak an education in on the kids. So being a super huge reality crime freak, I love the chance to see real life locations for real world terrors. Yep I am well read on things like the mob, sooo imagine my excitement when I heard that the Eastern State Penitentiary housed... Continue Reading →

Remembering to Celebrate

I have learned, as a parent of children with disabilities, to be happy and celebrate the small goals. It is hard sometimes because when I see young ladies at church and in the community who are clearly my kids ages doing things my kids cannot or have not yet done, it is easy to be... 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 →

Gender Reveal

Yep today was the ultrasound and it's a girl. I want to be happy but I am not. I feel like the holy high roller just threw me a bone with this one and while I am grateful, I am not. I sent M1 and article yesterday on the cost for the first year raising... Continue Reading →

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