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 →

Trunk or Treat

Nope not a typo, its how in my small town we do Trick or Treating as there is one main highway and no sidewalks. Here are the photos. We all pull into the church parking lot. Decorate our trunks and the kids go from parked car to parked car without concern of getting hit by... Continue Reading →

Tonight I am Angry

I decided tonight the problem I have is that I am angry. I can blame the kids for the anger but the truth is that it lies in myself. I am really angry with me and don't need to blame the kids. I am angry at myself for not doing a better job with M1.... Continue Reading →

Can I Come Home?

OK so my BFF and I had a bet as to how long the move out situation would last. I said two weeks given M1's propensity to make a huge mess of any situation she is in. My BFF said it would be a week. Turns out I was right. Last week M1 sent me... Continue Reading →

Getting a Non Driver ID

I met M1 today with N and M2 to get her a non-driver ID and to give her some clothes. Yeah remember the nastiness on Tuesday, well here I am being kind again even though it doesn't help me at all. I asked them to be there at 3:30 so we could beat the after... Continue Reading →

Doing the Right Thing

I would say hands down the worst part of being an adult is when you have to do something because it is the right thing to do, even when you don't want to do it. Well that was today so let me explain. The Littles live with their maternal grandfather. Their paternal grandfather died unexpectedly... Continue Reading →

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 →

Un-Happy Birthday to Me

OK gotta admit I am throwing myself a little pity party right now but let me explain. Today is my birthday and though I do not celebrate it I do like to do certain things that are my favorites. Unfortunately, bad luck seems to be my trademark and after today I totally remember why we... Continue Reading →

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