I posted a picture on Facebook a few days ago and it sparked a conversation I have been thinking about since then. The picture showed a service member and said something to the effect of 'Armed military members would gladly patrol our schools' (I am writing this by hand at the moment, so I don't … Continue reading Ruminations on safety. (LONG)
Spencer is getting the hang of potty training. He is realizing when he has to go and for the most part is letting me know BEFORE he goes. Coincidentally, I just took advantage of a drug store sale where buying two packs of diapers saved me money and I figured (at the time) that I … Continue reading More Chocolate, Mumma?
6/22/2012 I have started the first portion of my journey. I have dropped off Spencer with my grandparents and have been dropped off at the Portland airport. I have passed through security, purchased some headphones so the poor person next to me is not subjected to Barry Manilow and am sitting at my gate unable … Continue reading Out of the Norm
It has been FAR too long since I have posted. Many things have happened and life is moving SO quickly. I have been thinking a lot lately about posting and was sad that I haven't. So the kids are in bed and hubby is playing Star Wars online and here I am! I have been, … Continue reading Absent Minded
I have been nominated for the Kreativ Blogger Award by Christine Speno. It is an honor to be nominated and I apologize profusely for my negligence in posting on the topic. To accept the award, one must post ten things that their readers may not know about them as well as listing six blogs that … Continue reading Kreativ Blogger Award
When you are in a depression, how do you pull yourself out? How do you recognize it? Is there a way to turn your thoughts around to reflect the outcome you would prefer? In other words, can you think yourself out of a depression? When you notice that sadness has been holding your hand and … Continue reading Sad Spiral
There is an unease on days like today, a tension rippling through my very being. Today is another in a long line of child filled, busy days. Don't misunderstand me, I love my children and I love that I am a stay at home mumma. However, it is days like today that strain on my … Continue reading Silent Strain