Category Archives: Personal

Because…this is magical.  And it happened.  And I still cannot stop laughing.  Bless the sweet family members who received this email… J’s Birthday and Christmas List (See parentheses for mom’s comments) Skateboard with NO TRAINING WHEELS “So many Skylanders and supercharger Skylanders and MOBILES. and undead sky/air/land vehicles.” CAKE – Just regular cake. I want […]

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Yesterday was a happy mail day. Instead of walking out to the mail box to feel completely saddened by the lack of real mail (trying to put a spin on “Current Resident” is depressing), I walked out to a package.  Yes, this package was sent to myself by myself.  But there was mail.  FOR ME. […]

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Today I crumbled.  It’s been brewing for a few weeks.  Summer slipped away and all the things were here and I wanted to run and hide from ALL THE THINGS.  That’s when the fear and the “holy buckets I can’t do this” and “will my kids be okay?!?!?!?!” began.   This morning, I sat with […]

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I had given up.  It just seemed that my body loved the extra weight it was carrying and had decided that parting with it was lame and overrated. I had turned 32 and had survived carrying 3 children into the world so I figured maybe this is just what it is. A part of me […]

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There is room at the table. I wasn’t sure of that anymore. I’ve spent the past three years trying to make friends. When we first moved, I felt like a trailblazer.  An adventurer. After the first month or so?  Good feelings gone.  Once you unpack the boxes, you actually have to live in that unfamiliar […]

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