Today is Spencer's Cancerversary. I like to think I made that word up. It has been exactly one year since he was diagnosed with Pre B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. One year ago today, Chris and I were informed that our little boy, who was going to turn three in two days had cancer. I … Continue reading Cancerversary
Two days ago, I called an informal meeting and gathered the guinea pigs...I mean the family. I presented them with an idea and after a couple rounds of eyeball rolling, they seemed to warm up to the idea. My plan, I told them, was to come up with a set of resolutions that … Continue reading Resolutions
For the second day in a row, I have watched my 5-year-old board the bus for Kindergarten. A full day of school for the boys and a busy, much quieter, day of housework for me. It was bittersweet to watch Kayden ride off yesterday. I was excited for him because he is more than ready … Continue reading I Need a Nap
My husband has come safely home and we are all still adjusting. Things didn't smoothly fit into place as I assumed they would, but they are good nevertheless. See, I had this idea in my head that as soon as he walked back through the door my husband would remember everything about the daily life … Continue reading Back from the Depths…
Two women, two children and a toddler are in a small diner. All three kids are obviously tired and hungry and the two women are doing their best to entertain them and keep them happy. Finally, the food gets to the table and the mother of the toddler gives him some pancake and some bacon. … Continue reading WHAT THE &%&$%?