I’m sure I’m not the only one who gets overwhelmed by how harsh the world can be, especially with people in it. Mother Nature may have been particularly harsh this winter with her Polar Vortex and and general inconsistency for us in North Carolina, but if you listen to the news there are plenty of […]
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Motherhood is full of sacrifices. This is what I have been told by many sources throughout my life. It is what I have felt as a truth from the time before I became a mother. As a mother I have experienced its power, the power of believing this as a truth. I have struggled with […]
Where the Slugs Live
Some have such lovely names. Others sound a bit exotic. Then there are those that sound about as terrible as they all truly are. Silverfish. Camel cricket. Cockroach. Slug. These are the invaders that the rain most often chases into my home. Out there in the wilds of my backyard, I?m sure they have a […]
Confessions of a Gamer Mom
Every now and then I see these memes or status updates from, let’s just say, people saying things referring to when they were younger how they didn’t have video games and played outside and didn’t have cell phones and that the street lights were their curfew and you get the idea. Then I see all […]
Our Not Bummer Summer Plan
Thanks to Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer my daughter and I came up with our summer plan.
Gross is Part of the Deal
Today I’m guest posting over at Some Wise Guy who features “tidbits from the trenches of fatherhood.”
Intuition is one of those skills that is more innate than learned, and it seems to me that even the learning of it is intuitive.