Lesson Learned

Because I learned something today. Something big. From someone small. It started on the way home from school. "Someone called me ugly today," she told me from the backseat. "Oh yeah? What happened?" I pretended not to be upset, but inside I was fuming. Thinking of all the things I would say to this person. …

Round Two

I have spent most of the day yelling.  My kids are in that stage where all they do is tell on each other and fight. Maybe that's a bit of an exaggeration, but a vast majority of our day is just that. I try to be that calm mother. The one who doesn't raise her …

Critic

I'm still not entirely sure that I know what I want to say. This is one of those moments where I am truly relying on Him to give me the words. And another moment where I am trying my best not to hurt anyone.  Because you guys know my saying, "Hurting people hurt people". And …

Somewhere Else

You should have been here.  Who knew divorce could be so emotional? Between us, I'm tired. I'm so tired of feeling things because of you.  And I'm tired of having no one to talk to about it. Because that was you. You were my person. You were the one I could talk to, even if …

Stoplight

For the most part, I have been pretty blessed with Jaxsyn and Adelaide. They have both been very laid back, sweet, and just easy to take care of kids. Well these past few months have been months of pushing boundaries and discovering limits. As a busy mom who works from home, I don't always have …

Slow Down!

I don't know what it is about time lately, but it just seems to be going faster and faster. Maybe it only goes faster when you fall in love, or you have kids, or life is good. I don't know what the reason is, but I hate it. You guys! I seriously have a 4 …