All the boxes and bags had been ripped and torn open on Christmas morning. Toys were scattered along the floor ready to be played with for the first time…and what does my child gravitate to first? The $2 whoopee cushion from his stocking. (You know, the bag you blow up and when squeezed or sat… Continue reading Just Laugh
It's the last day of another year gone by. How can I let it pass without reflecting on this year? As I sat down to think, certain experiences or moments didn't immediately come to mind as I intended. Instead I kept hearing the words, please slow down. My husband and I did quite a bit… Continue reading I Can’t Keep Up
Hey teachers, I need to have a word with you. I have few important things you really need to hear, so please listen up. Don't be offended if I don't get everything exactly right. I'm only going by what I know here, not being a teacher and all, but this has to be said. First,… Continue reading Teachers, Listen Up!
My kid got a fish from a school festival. The wonderful, heartwarming story of how he obtained this fish should be reserved for another time, but just know there are still great people in this world. Now, while I'm so thankful for this fish that's already brought so much joy to the family, let me… Continue reading Fish in a Bag
First, to all the teachers and staff standing outside before and after a long day in all types of weather helping these kids get into school and home safely, you're awesome and we appreciate you immensely! The car rider line is the highlight of my days now. According to my husband anyway. He says when I tell him… Continue reading This One Time in the Car Rider Line
It helps to journey through life knowing there are others trekking right along with you. That's why friendships are so important. I think back to the friends I've had and how they often came into my life at the just right time. I also can't help but wonder if I ever had any influence on… Continue reading The Safe One
It's a funny thing, how you start to have a new take on life and things suddenly start happening to make you question everything. I was just starting to convince myself to look beyond the surface when this phone incident happened. I'm very cautious with my kids. We have outlet covers, door guards, magnetic locks on… Continue reading It’s Just the Angle, Right?