Today I had my hair coloured and cut for the second time by a very talented hairdresser who I’ll call B. She spends a great deal of time making sure she has the perfect colours mixed and places the foils like her life depended on it. She and I chat about my daughter and about … More Ex husbands and hair dos
Yup, that’s a lot of dead ducks and geese. They were not killed for sport but to put food on ours and other hunters tables. I had never eaten duck or goose until I met Darryl (minus that one time in chef training school). Actually, I hadnt eaten a lot of things until I met … More Duck duck goose
She whipped a candy at me. Yep, my lovely little girl went too far tonight. Welcome to “I’m a tired little kid that doesn’t know how to just chill out. I’m going to make everyone unhappy because I’m unhappy”. Welcome to motherhood at its finest. Wanna test your abilities as an adult? Try reasoning with … More She’s a beast when she’s tired. Moments being a mom sucks.
It’s been a while since I have blogged. To be honest, life has been pretty busy and what time remains at the end of the day has been spent curled up and reading. Something pretty big happened a few weeks ago. We adopted a black lab named Bella. She’s eleven months old, a runt, and … More The end of summer
I need to set the stage a little for this story. Goose has a flare for theatrics. She’s a wee bit dramatic. The smallest scrape or bump to the head can result in alligator tears and days of her saying it still hurts. So when she came to me with her latest ailment I took … More Oh boy, that doesn’t look right.
Today I picked up Goose’s best friend and headed out for an afternoon full of ice cream, fries at the beach, playing in the sand and lots of laughing. These two girls crack me up. If you ever want to hear an interesting conversation, put some chatty girls in a vehicle for 20 minutes. Goose … More Eating humans is illegal
We seem to not have seasons based on weather anymore. Our seasons are hockey (fall and winter) and baseball and soccer (spring and summer). Not to mention swimming lessons, gymnastics and piano. Our kids are active, which means school work is hastily done, meals are on the run, and scheduling and shuttling kids is never … More Ahhhh kids sports
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.
Growing up I had what was considered the norm at the time. A mom and a dad who loved eachother and loved their two kids. Divorce was a foreign concept to me. I have wonderful memories from my childhood. A stable home life, family vacations, reasonable expectations and lots of love. All the things I … More He Brushed Her Hair Today
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…