Often when I start a blog post, I have a title in mind but right now I don’t so let’s see where we end up. Yesterday, my brother asked what my mothers legal name was. He was in the midst of filling out a life altering document, his marriage license application. It was a group… Continue reading I forgot….
Sometimes you need to observe someone else struggling in order to see your own. I have written before about my struggle with control. From seemingly insignificant things like the way a book is going to end or searching for spoilers to see if I want to see a movie to the feelings I experienced after… Continue reading there is always something to learn
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
I have been thinking a lot about this topic lately. In large part due to the anniversary of my losing my mom. I remember so many times over the last 18 years just wishing I could have her back. For me personally, I have been living with this life altering loss for almost 2 decades.… Continue reading hindsight
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
I tried to figure out what I wanted to share today. I have a million thoughts, memories and words in my head, on paper & sitting in my draft folder. In the end, there is just this 18 years & 5 weeks ago, I became a mother 18 years ago today, I lost my mother… Continue reading today
So geographically speaking, I find myself under a Tornado Watch. I was outside & stood in a location where I could feel the sun on my face, listening to the birds talk to each other while watching pretty white clouds move against a light blue sky. The calm before the storm. With all of that… Continue reading we all fall prey….
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
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