Have you ever had a moment where you realize that things are changing? The page is about to turn and something new is about to begin? I’m not talking about the big moments like when a relationship ends or something dramatic happens, but just little things accumulating that you know are amounting to something bigger. … More The Start Of A New Chapter
Have you seen the Chewbacca mom video that has gone viral? If you haven’t, I suggest you stop reading this and check it out. Chewbacca mom YouTube video Why? Because I want to laugh like that. I want to be so frigging excited about something that I laugh my ass off. I want to be … More Chewbacca Mom
It’s been a wonderful weekend of bonding with my daughter and spending time with friends and family. Today,while most people are back at work, I am curled up in my trailer debating on getting up. Packing the trailer up is a crappy job and I’m procrastinating on starting the process. Camping with kids can be … More A camping trip to remember
I am thankful. I have her and I will never take it for granted she is in my life. These words carry so much weight tonight as I read two tragic stories on Facebook from mothers I know. A girl I went to high school with took her teenage daughter to the hospital with what … More ‘Twas the night before Mother’s Day
Goose* – I’m rich mom Me – Oh really? Goose* – Yup, I’m rich in family and rich in friends. I have so many friends I must be rich. Me – Are you thankful? Goose* – Very thankful …and my heart melts. She’s six years old and understands something most people never get. *Goose is … More How my six year old defines rich.
Let’s go back in time a little. Back to the 80’s and 90’s when I was a kid. There I am, sitting in the backseat of a non air conditioned car with my feet reclined because there is a cooler jammed on the floor. I’m sitting beside my older brother for a 4 hour car … More Let memories make themselves
It’s another night at our dinner table. Three kids under the age of ten and two adults. I’d like to say there is lots of laughing and communicating at our table but for the most part, us adults are just trying to get the kids to eat what’s on their plate and the stories can … More If you’re gonna act like an animal…
You know when you’re contemplating getting a puppy and your mind is pretty much just thinking about the awesome puppy stage? The reality is, you really don’t think too much about what you’re going to do with that dog when you go away or when it gets sick and there are massive vet bills. Or … More Parenting is so much more than parenting….