• "book review",  "kids",  "life"

    Puberty.

    I often read mom blogs who are dealing with one, maybe two, children who are in their toddler years, and how difficult it can be.  I can’t help but chuckle at them because they have no clue what’s coming.  Hahaha!  I huff-and-puff about raising one child in the middle of puberty and two small kids who are in their terrible two’s, and I’m tellin’ ya here first, wrangling a three year old ain’t nothing compared to raising a teenager.  Teenagers are argumentative, emotional, sneaky, and are constantly seeking that line between independence and ticking off their parents. (I told my friend once to imagine it and she told me she…

  • "life"

    Redeeming

    I come to redeem myself today.  Last week I boldly promised to write another post the following day, but wouldn’t you know it, the cosmos had other plans.  Our beloved computer has been sounding as if a plane propeller was turning inside of it, so we decided to drop it off at the repair shop before it completely died on us.  Luckily for my wallet, it was a $20 fix.  It was really dusty inside, so it was blown out, and just like that, it now runs like dream.  To be frank though, if it had died, I would have f-r-e-a-k-e-d out because I am a bad person who doesn’t…

  • "life"

    Brick Wall

    It has been nearly a month since my fingertips have graced my keyboard to write a post.  And if I’m being honest, my previous posts are not entirely brag worthy.  I’ve hit a brick wall.  I sit at the computer, staring at the blinking cursor, and nothing comes to mind.  I say, “I’ll just write tomorrow.”  But tomorrow comes and it’s the same thing.  It’s not that I don’t have anything to say either.  Quite the opposite.  I have plenty I want to say, I just haven’t said them.  Refer back to the blinking cursor.  My mind is a total blank of words right now, and I think I will…