We’ve all been there. You are sitting on the couch acting interested in your friend’s never-ending vacation photos. She thinks you are “oohing and ahhing”- when really? You are just sighing and yawning. If you have to look at one more stack of random photos including 11 people lined up, fake smiling, in front of [...]
Today just happened. You know the one. That day after vacation is over.
It’s always a hard day for me. The adventure you looked forward to for so long is over and you come home to piles of wet laundry, mail, more dead flowers, an empty refrigerator, and an even [...]
I haven’t written all week because I just don’t know how to say it. It’s quite troubling and makes me weak in the knees and I haven’t been able to figure out a way to break this news. Please sit down – here it goes.
We have a snake.
When those pink and white buds start appearing on the trees in our yards, in our parks, and along our roads it gives us hope. Those brilliant colors remind us that once again we will be warm, we will smell burgers on the grills all around the block, we will “pick-your-own” strawberries, and [...]
You know how parents have to go pick up their college kids at the end of the semester and move them home?? Well. It appears I will be visiting the local 3rd grade classroom and moving my boy home for the summer. The Tupperware drawer has been running low for quite some time [...]
The lovely Julie of happystronghome.com has featured little ole’ me on her exquisite new blog today!!!
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Goodness me. It’s been awhile. I think often of how I’d like to write to you about the endless baseball games that I’ve sat through this spring and all the housework that maybe didn’t get done at all and the lion mask that I made entirely [...]
Once upon a time there was this man who approached this mom about her boy. He said he’d like to help her son with his diet and exercise. He said he’d like to help him “put some meat on them bones” and “double his size by the next basketball season”. He said he’d [...]
Once upon a time, 11 years ago to be exact, on the Monday after DutchFest, I went into the hospital with swollen ankles and swollen feet and swollen arms and swollen earlobes for that matter. In fact, I was almost sold off at the heifer auction at the school [...]
It’s Friday morning.
And one of their favorite weekends of the year is ahead of them.
School Sale Weekend.
They go rushing out the door and one boy says it even before me. “Bye, love you mom! See you [...]
- 10 Things I Miss
- Downton Abbey
- fall beauty
- favorite posts
- for Easter
- for Fathers Day
- for Mothers Day
- funny stuff
- Give. It. Forward. Today.
- Jack Bauer
- Photo failures
- photo tips
- Raising Boys
- Special Needs People
- summer camp
- summer fun
- what price freedom
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