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Am I Losing My Mind???
Thursday, August 28, 2014      9 comments

I woke up this morning wanting to eat and take care of my baby because my baby has come back to me. I swear I'm feeling movement. Then I go to the bathroom and relive the horrible sounds of the miscarriage and remember I don't have my baby anymo... Read more
How Do I Be Happy and Cheerful When I'm Not??
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      9 comments

As the title says, first I'll apologize for the fact that I'm not happy and cheerful, though I am home from the hospital (at least for now as long as I can control my continued dizziness). The baby didn't make it and I ended up having a D & C to... Read more
I Take It Back, so Please Make It Stop
Sunday, August 24, 2014      7 comments

I hadn't even announced the news of my 4th pregnancy on SP (had only told my job and a few members of my family) and now I'm blogging about losing the baby. If you don't know, I have three wonderful and healthy boys ranging in ages from ei... Read more
ABC Blog for BLC 25
Thursday, April 24, 2014      8 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition give you an extra push? Yes B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Former BLC team(s)? Oldie, Ninja for the last two rounds C is for CHILDREN.... Read more
The Magic of Christmas Ruined = One Disappointed Mom
Tuesday, December 24, 2013      16 comments

Tonight was the Christmas Eve celebration with my family. It is a small gathering with my husband, children, aunt, and mother. We have dinner of appetizers then the children open their presents from my aunt and mother. Tonight was fantasti... Read more
The Benefits of Age
Saturday, October 19, 2013      4 comments

Today was the tae kwon do tournament I have been planning to attend. Overall, I learned a lot: 1. There is a lot of waiting around for very little actual doing: I waited around five hours and fifty-five minutes to do five minutes worth of c... Read more
Am I Overreacting?
Monday, October 07, 2013      9 comments

Starting this school year, my Peanut is in universal preschool. I'm trying to keep an open mind, but I'm having some issues with his teacher... First: Meet the Teacher Night, she hardly talked to my son. To me she said, "Oh, you work?" Real... Read more
Med Changes
Thursday, September 26, 2013      7 comments

My oldest son had a med check today for his ADHD meds. I had moved this appointment up from Oct. 9th because he has been struggling in school so badly. My smart, funny, wonderful little boy has been disappearing to frustration. So, what we... Read more
Homework Help Suggestions Needed
Thursday, August 29, 2013      8 comments

My oldest son is off to a very rough start in second grade. He is having difficulty listening and paying attention already. This will also be the first year he will have homework in the form of something more than a spelling list that he can alr... Read more
Adventures of Independe-Mouse
Monday, July 29, 2013      2 comments

For those of you not familiar with my children's nicknames, Mouse is my youngest and is two years told. Here's what he has been up to...: 1. Started the summer climbing on Peanut's (big brother, 4 years old) bed and using that as a spring b... Read more
Computer Advice for Kids, Anyone?
Sunday, July 21, 2013      1 comments

So, I'm needing some advice on computers as it relates to my children, ages 7, 4, and 2. My oldest has two reading and math websites to use at home that his school pays for, a form of homework. My two younger boys are now getting into watch... Read more
Not feeling so guilty now...
Monday, July 01, 2013      4 comments

After yesterday I'm feeling significantly less guilty about calling animal control about the dog bite. In fact, I'm working very hard to keep Mama Kitty from popping claws and attacking. What caused this shift? The bullying has started. The... Read more
I did the right thing...
Saturday, June 29, 2013      12 comments

...So why do I feel guilty? My oldest son was bitten by one of the neighbor's dogs yesterday. The skin was broken leaving a red mark the size of a quarter and a black and blue bruise the size of a half dollar. To their credit, my neighbors ... Read more
Enablers, Helpers, and the Rude
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      4 comments

Well, I know I'm an enabler when it comes to my mother. She has gotten herself into yet another bind. In 2004 she signed a quit claim deed to her house to avoid foreclosure (then lied to the family about why her name wasn't listed as owner on pu... Read more
Where Did My Weekend Go?
Monday, January 21, 2013      7 comments

This has been a three day weekend for me. My question is, where did it go? I spend Saturday morning with my oldest at a double header basketball game, then went to a family gathering for my aunt's birthday party. Sunday was a trip to Costco and ... Read more

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