I should probably introduce myself in the normal way. You know… Laced with some opening “Hi, how are you’s” and other such pleasantries. But I just can’t. I just can’t do it. I have to do me as me and write as I write. Here goes: Here I am. Doing what I do. It’s 10:00 […]
“Thank you for showing up.”
“Thanks for cleaning up the puke. You’re awesome.”
“Thanks for pushing through and reading the bedtime story, I could see the kids were so happy to see you.”
“Thanks for getting me more Nyquil so I can keep on keepin’ on.”
But that’s the sneakyness of these childhood maladies… they’ll lurk and trick you into thinking they’re gone. I started to feel the “crud” at the beginning of last week and I just shuddered. It was aggressive and swift and didn’t seem to care about my usual concoction of over-the-counter drugs and vitamins.
I went downhill fast and struggled through the rest of the week, doing the drop-off and pick up and all of the activities.
Living in the desert is nuts.Dave and I have a *bit* of an outsider’s perspective. I moved to Phoenix when I was 16 and had lived all over the country. Dave became a desert dweller in his early 30’s and he had also seen his share of the rest of the 49 states.We have no […]
On the way to school, our car becomes a sanctuary after the older two are dropped off. The noise level is not just cut in half, it’s almost cut down to nothing.
The chatterboxes leave and coincidentally, so do the sources of TJ’s constant teasing and torment.
TJ is actually relatively quiet when no one is teasing him or making him mad.
It finally happened!!!!I was waiting for an eternity and getting kind of sad and jealous of other moms who have hit this milestone already.Nope– I’m not talking about teething or pooping on the potty or going to school or hearing their first cuss word…I FINALLY GOT A SIGN ON THE DOOR BANNING ME FROM THEIR […]
We have a ridiculous amount of fruit-bearing trees in our backyard; especially considering we live on a tiny lot, like most houses in Arizona. And the pool takes up 3/4 of the backyard, leaving little room for any space to plant.If you’re part of the Desert Ridge HOA and reading this, you just put your […]