Sealing her fate

OK at this point M1 is in serious trouble. Remember how I told you all that she told me it was shoplifting one time...well here is the police report with identifying information removed. M1, 17, of N**  was charged with Larceny by Detective MG for a series of thefts from the Walmart jewelry department. No... Continue Reading →

Knowing When to Step In

I spend a lot of my time parenting wondering when I should step in and decide, intervene etc with all the girls. Now mind you when safety is involved there is no issue but everything else, well I have to admit it most days I am winging it. The girls and I went to get... Continue Reading →

Lack of Summer Plans

I do hate it when plans fall apart. So lets just say I signed both girls up for Camp ARC. Yep the special needs camp. At the beginning of the week I get all the stuff back telling me they are at capacity and are not accepting more campers. I am fit to be tied... Continue Reading →

Community Service

You might remember a few weeks back M1 was busted for shoplifting. Well last week she had to go to court and since I was in Syracuse at a conference with the other two I could not go with her. No she did not ask me to go but I would have offered had I... Continue Reading →

Belt Testing

Yesterday at TKD we had a test. Basically it means I spend from 9-1 grading others doing TKD and 1-5 or so getting graded on what I can do. Both girls tested yesterday and only M2 earned her belt. So bear with me on the longish story. I had spent the morning judging and at... Continue Reading →

Voice and Dance Lessons

A lesser known fact about me is that I believe I can actually sing. I don't mean I know all the greatest hits and belt them out with the radio, I mean can see a sheet of music and when played hit the notes. Now my friends have been egging me on for years 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 →

Un-Great Escape

N had respite this weekend and M1 took M2 for Friday to Saturday so I had a day home alone and cleaned like it was my job. Oh wait it is my  job. It took me 3 hours to scrub N's room and it was nasty. I threw out 2 bags of garbage and donated... 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 →

Mother’s Day

Ok so this year I decided to mix it up a bit. Since my kids have memories of their first Moms I don't make a big deal of Mother's Day because depending on their mood, they are all teenagers after all, I may or "may not" be their Mother. I decided to take the pressure... Continue Reading →

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