Achieving Goodness

The other day my husband told me that I am a good mom. That got me to thinking, what, exactly, is a good mom? I know that a lot of people out there would disagree wholeheartedly with his statement-I have worked consistently throughout my kids’ lives, they all attended day care, I sometimes let them […]

Dancing In the Rain

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to watch someone you love heading toward  a storm and there’s nothing you can do to stop them.  It’s like they are out there just dancing in the rain, and every once in a while the lightning strikes  close enough to knock them down, but they just get […]

May In a Nutshell

Wow! Things got rather busy ’round the home front and I kind of dropped off the radar a bit!! We had a period of time there where every single night we had something to go to; track meets both at and away from home , soccer games, practices, a band concert, a choir concert, art […]

Things I Love

Here are some lovely things that are making me super happy right now… *my old mixer from my Grandma… I used it today to make cookies and brownies…yum!!! Since I’ve been on my own I’ve bought a couple of newer ones, but this one is the best!! It’s true that they just don’t make things […]

Random Thoughts

Some random late night thoughts… Where do toddlers come up with such crazy names for things? My son has determined that bald eagles are “bird axes” and this is just the latest addition to his unique language… Why aren’t the 5 food groups chocolate, cake, ice cream, French fries and pizza? I think I am […]

Hair Raising

About two years ago I went and cut all of my hair off.  I have this problem where I cannot have my hair in the same style for too long…I get bored and have to change things up!!  I’ve had blonde, red-ish, black and brown hair; it’s been short, long, curly, straight and everything in […]