Category Archives: Motherhood

He’s a Keeper

Conversation from Sunday went like this: Son: Thanks for making me clean my room today. Me: What? Son: Thanks for making me clean my room. It really needed it! Me: Uhhh, you’re welcome! For the record, I didn’t make him … Continue reading

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Sweet Surprise

When I emerged from the bathroom this morning, Little Guy suggested that I sit down and eat my breakfast. “Eat my breakfast?” I asked. “Mmhmm,” he said.  “It’s on the table.” “Did you make me breakfast?” I asked. “Yes, I … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fridays

Fridays used to provide many frustrating moments as a parent. I would say from the start of school, a new school, this year through about February, I dreaded Fridays. Most people look forward to Fridays. They symbolize the end of … Continue reading

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Morning

The sun peeks over the mountain.  The aroma of fresh-ground coffee strikes my nose in greeting.  I feel grateful to have regained some sense of smell in the morning.  Soon, I will move and have all of my mugs.  I … Continue reading

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Perfect

I realized today how hard I am on myself.  Here I am trying to be gentle with myself, and I found it was the last thing I was doing.  I’m hyper-self-critical and I don’t know where I learned to expect … Continue reading

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TT – Take the long way home

For some reason, I have had Superfreak’s “Take the Long Way Home” in my head this week.  I know it probably plays daily on the radio station that we listen to at work, then subconsciously moves in to my brain. … Continue reading

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Sleepless Nights and a New Job

A week ago, I accepted a full-time position with a company I worked for before in the area.  I have slept two full nights since.  I have averaged two full nights of sleep a week for a couple weeks now. … Continue reading

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Vacation Part II

For the second time this year, I have vacationed in a manner involving one-on-one time with Little Guy and socializing time with family during the evenings and weekend.  I find this kind of vacationing more therapeutic and soothing, as opposed to having … Continue reading

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Vacation Pre-Planned and Needed More than Ever!

I am on vacation.  Yes, I took two of them this year.  Why?  Because I can and I need to.  No, I don’t get paid vacation, but I get time off.  I have had this trip loosely planned since August … Continue reading

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Making New Memories

I took Little Guy trick-or-treating, well trunk-or-treating, on Halloween and then to a community Halloween party.  Little Guy had a blast.  I forgot the camera, so I’ll fake some pics later of Little Guy.  I had a good time seeing … Continue reading

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