It’s Mother’s Day

Today is the day we make sure all the moms know that we love them. Every person on this planet has an egg donor. Not everyone has a mother. We find it easier to consider absent fathers than it is to consider a mother who births a child and walks away, though it happens. To … Continue reading It’s Mother’s Day

Teenage Girls are Weird

Y'all, girls are weird, a good weird, but still weird. If I mention we should have ice cream, it is usually followed by a loud screech from somewhere in the furthest most part of our home, “ICE CREAM!” squealed by one daughter followed by another one echoing the sentiment. It sounds more like “ICECEEEEEEMMMM!” Teenagers … Continue reading Teenage Girls are Weird

Things to do At Home: Kitchen Dance Party

What you can’t dance? Neither can I, however it is not about dance skill, a kitchen dance party is about fun. I say kitchen because in my house the kitchen has the best floor space. Also we tend to congregate in that room. My teenagers, all girls love dance parties at home. Picture this, music … Continue reading Things to do At Home: Kitchen Dance Party

Things to Do At Home: You Have Mail

When was the last time you got a real letter in the mail? Not a bill or something you ordered that you knew was coming, but a real surprise letter? Take some of this time to write a letter to someone you can't see in person right now. That person can be in the same … Continue reading Things to Do At Home: You Have Mail

Things to Do At Home

This week's thoughts will revolve around things to do while at home while we are sheltering in place. I have seen so many lists of things to clean and work tasks to do at home. I say pish posh pot on that! Let's think up fun things to do that add value and happiness to … Continue reading Things to Do At Home

Video Games are a Time Suck…

and maybe that is what we need right now. Maybe the diversion will help us get through this social distancing desperation. Listen, y'all. I do not play video games. I have seen friends become just as addicted to video games as others are to alcohol and drugs. Yes, that is a moral reason not to … Continue reading Video Games are a Time Suck…

It’s Grief and it’s Real

I miss our crazy busy life. With three teenagers and two preteens, a full time job, writing part time, and a fur baby, my husband and I were always doing something or going somewhere. All of our schedules went in many different directions. We also had an active social life. There were friends at our … Continue reading It’s Grief and it’s Real

Let’s Go Back

I can't be the only one who sees some silver in the lining of this cloud we are living in. This step back from life has given humans a pause to consider what is really important. They are looking at the necessary things and deciding what they can live without. We are all realizing what … Continue reading Let’s Go Back

Saturday-I am thankful for…

laughter. This is the last of my thankful birthday week posts so I want to share with you what happened when I got to have not one but two birthday cakes. I decided it is my birthday, I do what I want! I decided when I wanted to eat cake I would eat cake. I … Continue reading Saturday-I am thankful for…