Life is funny sometimes, sometimes it is just what we expect it to be but even when it goes the way it is supposed to it can pack a wallop we may not be ready for. How is that possible to go as expected yet still surprise us and leave us breathless and stunned,… Read More How Fragile We Are, Mid-Afternoon Mental Moment
The other day when I was perusing the blogs I follow, a little overwhelmed by the catching up I need to do I popped over to Edward Hotspur‘s blog and found a post about making a bucket list. Edward, may I call him Edward? is one of the bloggers that I really am in awe… Read More What is it about Buckets?
Ohhh look its that day again, You know what day I am talking about No you can not get me to say it, I won’t. For those of you just now joining us today is officially, at least on this blog, The Day that Shall Not be Named. Its a day… Read More Pieces and Puzzles and Pieces of Puzzles, Mid-Afternoon Mental Moment
Ah the promise that title holds. especially if you are a struggling single mom and if you are a newbie to singledom with offspring, you may have clicked on it hoping to have the magic answer to your questions and not have to reinvent the wheel of surviving while the kids are out… Read More A Single Mom’s (ok, Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide
When you are divorced with kids, there is typically that little thing included in the divorce decree that outlines a custody and visitation schedule for said kids. You quickly figure out that even though you aren’t married anymore, you still have a connection with this person that you divorced, that you will for many years… Read More There is Peace in the Valley
Mental Moment Have you ever been in a situation where you just felt completely out of your element?
As most of you know, I am a Gr..Gr..Grandmother. For those of you who don’t know. I am a Gr…Gr…Gr… I am Grams. Short for Grahama Crackers… a name voted on by you my dear readers. I won’t go into all the details.. if you want to know the whole story, you can go here, (Pull out… Read More Gram’s Cracker Crumbs – He’s gonna be a star!
Just now, a moment ago, I was given a gift by my beautiful 5 yo. He didn’t know he was giving me a gift. That happens a lot. Especially with him. He is such a loving and thoughtful child. Sometimes, without motive, he will come up to me and put his arms around me and… Read More and a little child shall lead them.. or me at least.
If any of you have ever heard the song The House That Built Me by Miranda Lambert, then you know it is a poignant tribute… I never listen to that song without thinking of the house that I grew up in, in Colorado. We moved there when I was little, first grade maybe and my… Read More The House That Helped Build Me
Today is the first of March – March 1, 2012 – 1 March 2012 – 3/1/12 – anyway you wanna look at it, there it is… March right into it we did …. March the First, the first day of a new month that happens to also bring with it the first day of… Read More March Mental Inventory Recoup Recon and Re…phhhfpt
First of all I should clear up that I am not at all reluctant anymore – about the being a grandma, I am reluctant about being called grandma. I was reluctant about the whole big picture until the little monkey was born and now I just love him so damn much that I can’t stand… Read More Observations of a Reluctant Grandmother
I originally posted this on October 16th – because I was sick. I am dragging it out because I woke up with brain fog – and I am sick -bleh…. I woke up this morning with another headache, big deal. But with it came a raging temperature and achy bones and an upset stomach. Groooaannn…I… Read More Moms Aren’t Supposed to Get Sick.
Posted from the teeny tiny keyboard on WordPress for Android Family – is Christmas Time. We may not all be in the same frame of a picture, but we are all together, no matter where we are, at Christmas time. Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (maggiephotgraphy.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (hurtlingtowards60.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge:… Read More Weekly Photo Challenge – Family
Remember that cell phone commercial a few years ago that was touting the great plan offered by such and so carrier so that you would be able to talk more and cheaper during the holidays? It showed various situations, typically young adults trying to recreate the family traditions on their own while on the phone with a… Read More Pull out the Wha What and Call me Who?