Learning Skills

Today was one of the worst morning starts ever!!!!! OMG M2 and N going at it over a pair of shoes that M2 said N could borrow that both wanted to wear today. UUUUUGGGGGGGG, the real issue, today we had orientation for their new volunteer job of cat care at the local animal shelter. Both... Continue Reading →

Tag Sale Day 2

I got up early today to have a little alone time and set up my Kindle. M2 came out and wanted to know what she could do to help and I told her that we would haul stuff out in a minute. She went back to bed and then I got the Kindle set up.... Continue Reading →

Tag Sale Day 1

I knew a tag sale would be a lot of work. I knew this because my friends all told me so and I had no reason to think they would lie. I am organized so I thought it would be easier, nope still hard. So here is how it unfolded... The town I live in... 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 →

Lunch Dates

Today I had the chance to reconnect with a male friend who I use to date many years ago. We have a long history which includes some dark parts and some sunshine and roses parts. Truth be told, except that he hurt me badly the first time I would probably date him again. I love... Continue Reading →

Gad Awful Rooms

I must admit I am not a neat freak. HOWEVER clutter bothers the bejesus out of me. Enter three teen girls. M1 likes to throw stuff on her floor. She hoards food and I find it in drawers, bins and sometimes under her pillow. M2 throws stuff literally everywhere. She does not hoard food but... Continue Reading →

Workplace Conundrum

I am not sure I write about my job but as of today things got a bit sticky. Let me start by saying I work for a great guy and my cubicle mate and I are super close. Love the team, love the job, the Director....well not everything is sunshine and roses...sigh.... So my boss... Continue Reading →

Serving Others

My kids are a bit self centered. They tend to be a bit self absorbed and often do not think about others first. Well all right they are teens some of this is normal but just to be safe, enter community service. Tonight our church helped serve dinner at a center for individuals with HIV/AIDS... Continue Reading →

Not Family Enough

My boss is the liaison to the Employee Assistance Program committee for our agency. She sent out an email today to me and two of my coworkers, one just gave birth the other is due in June. It spoke about a new package called Welcome to the Family and it was for families in the... Continue Reading →

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