Times like these, I miss the “olden” days

I got my first job in the mid-90s. Back then, it was super easy to get a job. You either heard a job was hiring or you saw an ad in the newspaper, which was delivered every day, went to the place, filled out a paper application and, if you were particularly savvy, asked to […]

The Myth of the “Family” Vacation

First of all… Happy Blessed New Year! May 2018 bring you anything you lacked in 2017. With that being said, here is a disclaimer, because while that sentiment sounds nice, we all know it doesn’t work like that. So… May 2018 bring you anything you lacked according to God’s will, and may you work toward […]

What can I say…

I have been neglecting this place, as I have been neglectful in other areas of my life, after receiving some very unexpected news. As it turns out there is a valid reason for the digestive issues I have been having… Surprise! I am pregnant again. And it SUCKS. I was faithfully taking stupid birth control […]

Kids are SUCH a joy, they said…

“They” LIED!!!! In almost 40 years of life I have never had pinkeye. My walking Petri dish of a kindergartner decided better late than never, brought it home from school and now I look and feel like someone punched me in the eye. Thanks Layla! Excuse the hair, it has been an AWFUL few weeks!

Parenting requires adaptability

  If you’re like me and have more than one kid, you have probably come to the realization that your kids, although they may have (or not) come from the same mother and father, are NOT the same people. For example, my son is the oldest, and then I have my girls. My son Jayden […]

You will never know it all.

I know some people like to think they know everything, but it is impossible. My son celebrated his eleventh birthday on October 6th. The night before his birthday I stayed awake for quite some time, marveling at the fact that I have been a mother for over a decade. It wasn’t anything I signed up […]

So who’s the weaker sex, really????

As I was growing up, I was always disgusted by the idea of a man having say over me in any capacity. That was why I typically shunned relationships and marriage. My first relationship in high school was over just as fast as it started because he started making requests of me that didn’t go […]