So this has been a week in my world…. At around 2am early Wednesday morning my man-child woke me up and told me he was in pain. In my barely awake state, we had a conversation trying to determine what was going on. My teenage son generally does not come into my room in the… Continue reading keeping it real
Which mother actually purchased an additional calendar this year to keep track of all of the crazy this band life & college child has created? Which mother printed out the schedules, updates, emails & has been trying to keep everything a little bit organized, making sure she is updating any changes and additions? Which mother… Continue reading which mother…..
So, if you have read any of my blog posts lately, you may have noticed, I’m not really a fan of Halloween. Just not my thing. What I am also not sure of (among many things) is this new life as a competitive high school marching band mom. I was woefully unprepared for this new… Continue reading this or that
What we know is that we are always making transitions in our lives, sometimes they happen almost unnoticed while other times they basically hit you over the head. My whole life in the last few years has been a huge transition with little ones sprinkled in. Virtually everything in my life has changed. So many… Continue reading transitions
So after cold & rainy weather, South Carolina is finally scheduled for some nice warm weather for the next few days. For those of you still staring outside at mounds of un-melted snow, hang in there! I woke up this morning, spent some quality butt on couch time with my coffee mug, made a short… Continue reading Happy
She is everything She is amazing Sassy & witty Sensitive & emotional Full of confidence Full of fear masked in indifference On the cusp of going out on her own Excited for the future yet hesitant to leave the familiar Smart, so much smarter than she is even aware of The softest heart hidden behind… Continue reading My girl
It is time for an intervention. My poor blog post that was ready to go has been demoted because apparently I need to tell you something. I will admit that I have been up since 4:30am & have spent 3 of those hours driving. Based on both of these factors, I decided that this blog… Continue reading Tough Love
I am going to try to stay true to how this experience felt but I know that no matter how hard I try, it will not convey how well the questions were actually asked or the calm, centered voice on the other end of the phone facilitating the exercise. Look at a time in the… Continue reading What does it feel like?
Trying to determine when this is true can be more difficult to determine than one might think. Should you be a ‘sheep’ and just follow blindly? Probably not.. Should you surrender to things that you can’t control? Probably Is it easy to clearly see the difference? Not always The specific running through my mind this… Continue reading Resistance is futile…
I was listening to a webcast & one of the things that was mentioned was that you should acknowledge and appreciate what happened last year. 2nd month into 2014 and I was stumped. Personally, I don’t equate the ‘new’ year & ‘resolutions’ as a positive experience. Resolutions were usually focused on things I wanted to… Continue reading Reflection