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Archive for Tag: Children

Anyone Happen to See My Sanity Anywhere??

Hi all! If you’re seeing this, you are seeing the Christmas newsletter I sent out. If you find me even remotely funny, you may want to go ahead and subscribe to my newsletter, located on my front page, so you don’t miss stories like these! I won’t be posting all of them in my blog. [..Read more]

Saving Bronwyn…

My daughter suffers with a silent tormentor. It shows no mercy. It holds her in its clutches offering no rhyme, no reason, no warning. Her reality changes from hour to hour, sometimes minute to minute, and on the bad days, second to second. Most people take their lives one day at a time. We take [..Read more]

Letting Go…

Posted on Jul 6, 2015 by   3 Comments | Posted in changes · children · empty nest · family · letting go · parenting

Our family changed yesterday. This had happened before, but yesterday was by far the hardest. Six years ago we moved from Florida to Pennsylvania leaving my then fifteen-year-old stepdaughter behind with her mother. It sucked, but it was necessary for our financial well-being and her social well-being. The job industry was tanking spectacularly so we [..Read more]

Frazzled Writer Alert!

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

I’ve always said that as my children get older time starts flying faster until it’s like I’m launched in a slingshot, reaching out, desperate to grasp experiences, moments, and memories as they fly past me. Now that I’m a writer…the feeling has grown exponentially! So this week, in a desperate attempt to stay organized, to [..Read more]

So That’s What If Feels Like to Be Harry Potter!

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Today I learned what it feels like to be Harry Potter! Well…maybe I wasn’t quite that cool, but I waved my “wand” and made things happen. I live in a community. I know, I know, communities suck. Believe me, after five years, I’m finding that out. I’m one of those loyal residents that follow the [..Read more]

The Multi-faceted Mother!

Posted on Apr 7, 2015 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

When I dressed this morning and I reached for my Rock and Roll Hall of Fame “If It’s Too Loud, You’re Too Old” shirt, it struck me how many people I really am. The mother – First, last, always, I’m a mother. I love my kids. They’re hands down the best thing I’ve ever done. [..Read more]

Student Drivers

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

The time has come where I once again have to teach another one of my children how to drive. For those of you who are going or have gone through this, I’m sorry. I feel your pain. I have three girls, each with very different personalities. My oldest is prone to panic. Each trip began [..Read more]

Autumn Is Here and She is Gorgeous!

Posted on Sep 26, 2014 by   No Comments Yet | Posted in Uncategorized

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the cooler weather and bright colors. The smells, pumpkin everything and cinnamon brooms in the grocery store which I absolutely can’t resist. My husband complained when I bought one last year so of course, this year, I bought two *insert cheeky grin here*! Most important, [..Read more]