Executive Functioning

I think sometimes the parenting part of my relationship with M1 is the constant struggle and consequent anger on both our parts of her inability to logically plan and anticipate. Yes she does have a challenge in executive functioning and despite many therapy sessions of trying to help her develop a way to approach things... Continue Reading →

Deep Conversations

M2 and I sat on a bench this past weekend when out taking photos of the foliage. We sat for a bit not really talking and then she said: "Mommy can I ask you something that might make you mad?" I told her yes and I would do my best to not be mad or... Continue Reading →

Reset Needed

Good morning all can I go back to bed now sigh.....last night was super rough. N decided she didn't need to listen to a darn thing I said and was escalating out of control. I literally had to stand between her and M2 to prevent them from going at it. Finally N calms herself down... Continue Reading →

Too Old and Too Tired

Wow it has been a few rough days. I feel like my head is spinning and all I want to do is sleep. I know though that sleep won't help it is an emotional tired that sleep doesn't fix. I started crying about 20 minutes after waking up this morning and the only thing going... Continue Reading →

Summertime Blues

I bought locks two weeks ago to put on the fridge, freezer and food pantries to try to curb how much food N has the ability to steal. It has worked for the most part but to give you the full picture of how the behavior is not actually hunger let me flash back to... Continue Reading →

Vacation Positives

Yes I did previously post all the negative crud on the vacation because it was A LOT but when I remember to be positive, let me share some of those moments with you guys. My BFF showing Baby K some shells in the sand. At Seaside Park veterans and their dependents get free beach admission... Continue Reading →

Rebellious Teens

UUUUGGGGGGG is all I have to say about today and M2 and N. The morning started all right. I had bought a new Belgian waffle maker as I LOVE Belgian waffles. I had agreed with N that she could do nothing until 2pm. When I was done making them I let N know if she... Continue Reading →

Fire Pits and Fun

Apparently M1 just broke up with her newest boyfriend. Tonight initially boytoy said M1 wanted time alone and he had to work could I take Baby S overnight. Did I want to no but I don't want him to lose his job because my daughter goes off on these tangents of "I don't wanna parent... Continue Reading →

Texting Nightmares

You posted that you would pour a bucket of ice water over your boyfriend's head if you got 100 comments. You are married what boyfriend? We are separated Yes we’re married but that’s because we can’t afford a divorce. We went our own ways because our relationship is very toxic and we need to work... Continue Reading →

Weekend Oddities

We had a weird weekend this weekend. I decided to take the kids back to the beach because it was warm and something to do. Saturday was a bit cooler but not awful and the water was not freezing this time. They spent a lot of time in the sand as it was tough to... Continue Reading →

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