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....
And I’m Stumped…

And I’m Stumped…

The other day my friend asked me a question that stumped me. We were having a rather deep conversation and I mentioned how it’s becoming more difficult to write authentically about my kids because I don’t want to embarrass them or share private information about them....
Always Hold Her Hair Back

Always Hold Her Hair Back

Sometimes you are able to teach your children things that you know will benefit them in the future. You impart your wisdom onto them. You share your life experiences with them. You teach them things like how to study for an exam, the importance of sunscreen, good...

The Dreaded Follow Through

Ugggghhhhhh…. The dreaded follow through. We’ve all been there: you’re so mad that you want to say, or possibly yell, something to really get their attention… And you throw out a low blow. You say something that you know is going to get a...