Glorious Train Wreck Mom

For everyone who feels like their life is a train wreck, all aboard.

Excerpt from “Platitudes of Gratitude”  releasing March 20

Day 15 - What tradition am I most grateful for? There are two traditions that come to mind. One is with friends, the other is with family. Both are Christmas related. And both are the reason I have a bit... Continue Reading →

Excerpt from “Platitudes of Gratitude” releasing March 20

Day 8 - What place are you grateful for? They’re all asleep. The girls are all home including Dannie who’s on Thanksgiving break. Hayhay is off next week. I homeschhool the Bunny so the only day off she gets is... Continue Reading →

Excerpt from “Platitudes of Gratitude”  releasing March 20

Day 5 - What in nature am I grateful for? Every year, around the middle of April, nature conspires against me with my body. Nature and my body's immune defenses pair up and turn me into a sneezing, wheezing, snotty,... Continue Reading →

No more mommy martyr

​ My situation at the moment. We are attempting to get the T Rex to sleep in his own bed by himself. We started this at 11:00 pm. He was asleep so I put him in his bed.  The boy... Continue Reading →

I was OK until I went to the doctor. 

Monday, I went to get my physical for work. I expected to hear I needed to lose weight. Like I didn't know that already.  The nurse started to take my pulse and blood pressure. That's when the first face happened.... Continue Reading →

Trash Care Package Teaches Responsibility 

​Oh my gosh! I just watched a news story about a mom who sent her college son a bag of trash. Why? Because when he was home for winter break he was supposed to take it out. And he didn't. ... Continue Reading →

Comcast, customer appreciation, and one angry little old lady.

​ Watching a story about a 75 year old woman who got tired of Comcast and their nonsense.  After being unsuccessful in getting her phone connected, waiting countless hours on hold, and even going to the office to speak to... Continue Reading →

Alzheimer’s is no joke!

​ Oh my gods. I just heard about a hospital worker who gave patients false positive results of Alzheimer's tests.  I talk about my fear of Alzheimer's in my book. I'll give you the short version. I am forgetful. I... Continue Reading →

Stress, anxiety, and introverts

I cried at work today. I hate when that happens. I was doing ok. But then I went to lunch and all those horrible thoughts crept in and took over. It started off like any other day. I woke up... Continue Reading →

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