Category Archives: children

Explosions and Spiders – Oh my!

Last night my son almost drank a spider.  I’m surprised and impressed that our living room isn’t covered in black cherry koolaid stains.  The pitcher has been on the counter for a few days and been fine.  This particular pitcher … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I have not been faithful to my blog this summer.  I could blame crazy schedules and being sick, but it still comes down to me.  Now it’s time to just get back to it. School has begun, and each of … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

Today I didn’t really feel like working, but ended up getting some things done anyway.  One of the tasks I hadn’t planned on was organizing supplies in the bathroom cabinets.  This doesn’t happen often as my arthritic knee makes it … Continue reading

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Growing Pains Update

So glad we talked to our daughter!  It turns out that she’s been experiencing anxiety and some other emotions.  She’s been looking back through her childhood and recognizing that she’s always had anxiety, it just manifested itself quietly and she … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Our oldest will be in her third year of college this fall.  Due to AP/IB tests, she’s been a Junior for a semester, but her program is five years.  Period.  No way around it.  Many universities have engineered their programs … Continue reading

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Summer Life

Society assumes that Moms hate the day school gets out.  That may be true for others, but I love the end of the school year.  It means I don’t have to watch the clock, make sure homework gets done, check … Continue reading

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Good and Bad

My son is in his first week of summer vacation and he has been cleaning like a whirlwind.  He’s been promising to clean ‘when school gets out’ for weeks, but we didn’t know if he’d follow through or not.  His … Continue reading

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