What If I Bring Home The Wrong Career?

What If I Bring Home The Wrong Career?

I was at the local Cold Beer & Wine store the other day. Normally I go straight for the beer. I like beer. I like fruity beer, hazy beer, pale ales, loggers… lots of kinds of beer.  But on my way to the cooler, I got distracted by the ciders, coolers and hard...
Her Loss

Her Loss

My gain is her loss.   I hear “Mom.” She hears silence.   I feel hugs. She just has the memory of his arms around her.   I see smiles and eyes that light up with excitement. She has to close her eyes to see his face.   I hear giggles and laughs....
What Kind Of Mom Am I?

What Kind Of Mom Am I?

“Mom, I need a bandaid,” Sam says as he walks towards me with a scraped and bleeding finger. It’s his third or fourth injury since we arrived at our campsite the day before. “Oh buddy… you used our only bandaid yesterday on your knee when...
Ditched for the Dojo

Ditched for the Dojo

At the end of the summer, we asked our six year old twins, Lucy and Sam, what activities they wanted to do in September. Lucy immediately answered “I want to take tap and ballet.” Sam said he wanted to take ballet and Karate. So we sat down with schedules...