Books Are “Out”, Movies Are “In”?

Are you watching the History Channel’s “The Bible”? If not, you should be! However, I was caught off guard by the kids. First of all, they love watching the series! They beg to watch it every night!!! Secondly, I realize they can’t watch it without a million questions!! Now I don’t know about you, but…

Parenting Is Like A First Job

Parenting is much like a first job. You go in and work your booty off to earn just enough to cover the gas to get to work! I feel like I work “parenting” 24/7, yet my big rewards earnings are only on rare occasions, much like Christmas bonuses. Today was one of those big rewards…

“For Such A Time As This!”

I believed watching my only biological son, who bonded with his daddy right away, agonize & torment over his daddy’s absence was worst than my worst nightmare. No, no … it is my worst nightmare. It rips me wide open, along with a bag of candy for us both (I know … Food won’t solve…

Be Still My Beating Heart

No! I’m not becoming a sparkly, impossibly beautiful vampire (“Twilight” reference for those who didn’t have any tweens doped up on the “Twilight” high ๐Ÿ™‚ ). Instead today, … Today was a good day!! Today I didn’t yell! Today I didn’t find any reason to raise my voice above attention-getting volume. Today was the day…

“Whatever Blows Your Skirt Up Lady!”

When I was younger, my Grands used to say some of the most amazing things. Now that she’s past, I seriously beg for her return so she can say, “I told you so!” One of my many pet peeves of living with my Grands was her odd idiosyncrasies (which now make up my most fond…