My oldest daughter, Chanda, asked if we could watch her kitten for her for the next month. Being a sucker for animals she knew it was a lock for me to say yes and last Thursday she dropped her off. I have never met this kitten until that day although Chanda has told me plenty… Continue reading Lyra The Brave
As we step into this new year, this new decade, I look back at all the changes that it's held for me. It was huge!! I entered 2009 as a single parent to my oldest daughter and I leave 2019 married to my best friend with four daughters, a step son and having reconnected with… Continue reading A Final Look
We have been watching Christmas movies all day and finally I found "Christmas with the Krank's". If you've never seen it, it has Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis as parents to a daughter that had left for a Peace Corp mission during for the holidays and not excepted back till after Christmas. Mr. Krank… Continue reading Christmas with the Crank
The twins have been involved in a hip hop class once a week after school and this weekend is the performance. Yesterday, as we ran around trying to get to the dress rehearsal I remembered quite vividly why I'm a horrible dance mother. This role takes a lot of time and practice and I'm more… Continue reading Dance Mom?
When my oldest was little I was always trying to come up with cute and fun new ways to get her to clean her room, get dressed for the day, etc....Sometimes what came out wasn't on purpose but it worked! By accident, one day during a huge snowfall, I said let's put on our shoes… Continue reading Shoes and Boots
Thanksgiving is almost here and that would give us much cheer, if kleenex weren't stacked up to our ears!! Now mommy and daddy are making a menu That is totally incredible but little do they know We, us little munchkins, think it's not edible!! Our family will make it through this time of sniffles and… Continue reading Thanksgiving Poem
"If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else." ~ Ann Landers
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. The smells from the kitchen, watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on TV, listening to the kids run around and play while they wait for this food (that is taking forever and I'm going to die waiting any longer!!!). It takes me back to my childhood and all… Continue reading Traditional Or Non