Many of us are coming off a sneak peek of what the long winter break will entail as our college students return home. If Winter Break is the main course, Thanksgiving is the appetizer. A quick warm-up to the presto-chango from blissful family time to pushback and proclamations of “I’m an adult now!!!”
Yes, a rare "early" post. I give you this gift today as I know many are beginning the holiday shopping bonanza. Just know that tomorrow I will panic ten times as I think, "Wait, don't I have to post something today?" I have never been a history buff. I have never been a history anything, … Continue reading StoryWORTH It
I don’t mean to brag, but I did finally learn to cook. When I first moved in with my instant family, I would look at whichever box I pulled out of the pantry and think, “Okay, serving size, 4oz…so…what, make four of those?”
Powering down PowerSchool
Between Zack getting his driver’s license, a lifeguard certification, a real summer job.... WHY IS THIS CHILD TESTING ME??
Unimaginable. But not really.
#Uvalde If we are not going to address the actual problem - maybe we could at least update our response. Then we could at least feel like something was changing.
Parenting: The Humble Brag
Parenting is hard. Why do we do this? No, really. I mean, I know the Hallmark answer...but, really, why?
Being a stepmom is a choice, not the fulfillment of a childhood dream.
Our 12,000 Children
If you’d told me ten years ago that, in a decade, I’d be married with three beehives…well, I might have believed the beehives part, but that’s not really the point now, is it?
We aren’t paying for college (you don’t have to either).
We aren't paying for college. We have never had "cover all costs for higher education" on our list of must-dos. We aren't interested in borrowing from our own future to fund our children's (adult) present.
Holy Sauce Packets.
Ah yes, that explained why the sauce packets were lined up like little soldiers waiting for battle on his leg.