Snippets from the Day

My family amazes me.  Sometimes, when I pause, I realize how blessed I truly am.  And, occasionally, when I pause, I wonder how I’ve yet to end up admitted into inpatient psychiatric care. Below, you’ll find just a few snippets from conversation that occurred throughout this lovely Tuesday…it’s a bit like peeking through the blinds … More Snippets from the Day

Birthday Lessons – Never Tuck Your Thumb When You Punch!

Life has been mass chaos the past few weeks.  Soccer games.  Baseball games.  School events.  PTA.  Field Trips.  Yoga Teacher Training. Oh, and let us not forget dinner, homework, laundry, dishes, etc. In the midst of everything else, The Teenager celebrated his 11th birthday.  He wanted a “hotel party.”  Basically, he wanted his friends to … More Birthday Lessons – Never Tuck Your Thumb When You Punch!

The Chase…

This past Thursday, the boys’ amazing grandparents were in town from Florida.  They asked if the children could stay overnight Thursday and Friday.   I said: Oh, I suppose we could clear the schedule.  We’ll make it happen. I thought: Hallelujah.  I’m FREE! I’m partially teasing.  The expectation of a short parenting-reprieve was AMAZING HEAVENLY … More The Chase…

Survey Says…

Today, we had the Spring Classroom Parties at our elementary school.  Two of the boys are in Fourth Grade, and neither of the classrooms had anyone volunteer for Head Room Parent.  I capitalized that last phrase, but it’s not really a “position.” If there was a job description listed in the school newspaper, it would … More Survey Says…