Falling Apart This Fall

There is a lot going on in this world right now. I can't stand seeing the hate divide us. I fear for the elections because of the outcome and people's reactions to it. I feel like civility and kindness have gone out the window and the grief this fills me with is astounding. I want... Continue Reading →

Real Consequences

I know I have been away for a bit but it was not for lack of activity here. The summer mercifully wrapped up and it could not have happened in enough time as far as I was concerned. Unfortunately knowing something is going to happen is sometimes worse then not knowing. In this particular case... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Failing

"Some other folks might be a little bit smarter than I am. Bigger and stronger too, maybe. But none of them will ever love you the way I do, it's me and you....." (You've Got A Friend in Me by Randy Newman) Wow this summer has been a challenge. I think the trapped in the... Continue Reading →

Room Cleanings

Let me start by saying this is not a complaint in any way. It is more a statement of things that happened today in case some other parents reading might have this same struggle. I decided today since it was pouring rain outside that the rooms would be cleaned with my help. Now both my... 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 →

Gad Awful Vacation

So I might not go on vacation for awhile now that I just had this experience. All of it is true and none of it is pretty. Please be warned some of the information I will discuss in this post are NOT for those who are faint of heart or easily offended. I promise to... Continue Reading →

Moving Up Ceremony

Today M2 graduated from the 8th grade at the local middle school. It was a big deal for her and the fact she wanted to be in the reverse parade to celebrate caught me off guard but I was happy to oblige. M2 is sensitive to noise so the honking and yelling I worried might... 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 →

Thursday Surprise

Yesterday M1 messaged me asking if we could sit down and talk about them getting Baby K back. I said I heard her on Sunday that she was going to do it and reminded her the form she needed was a change in circumstances. I explained I heard her, I get it and am not... Continue Reading →

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