From a Boy to a Man – Leaving for College

As I watched his car turn the corner, stuffed to the max with three suitcases, box full of bedding, and of course his new laptop and X-Box One… I could not believe how quickly time had passed.  Each of  his sisters had sent him off with a gift…

Angels on My Couch

In the summertime going to bed doesn’t always mean traipsing up the stairs to your room and climbing into bed.  For our youngest, Reigan, it means cuddling up on the couch and trying to stay awake as long as mom and dad do.  On rare occasions she will…

The Eighth Sin – Intolerance

Today’s post is influenced by The Daily Post’s writing prompt.      Most of us have heard of the Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony, Lust, Wrath, Envy, Pride, Sloth, and Greed.  Now, this does not mean that if you commit one of these sins you will drop where you…

Signs, Symptoms, and the Insanity of Getting Older and Facing Menopause

  Menopause is time in a woman’s life when her periods (menstration) eventually stop and the body goes through changes that no longer allow her to get pregnant. It is a natural event that normally occurs in women age 45 – 55.  Naturally occurs?  There is nothing natural about…

Cleaning Your House While the Kids are Home is Like Brushing Your Teeth While Eating Oreos

My House will never be clean!!!!!!!!!!!  I have found that having kids and a having a clean house are like oil and water – THEY DON’T MIX!!! I find myself apologizing to people for my messy house constantly. My worse offenders are my oldest and my youngest. The…

How my Blog Got its Name

Anyone who knows me is well versed in my obsessive behavior when it comes to certain things – especially writing.  I will write, rewrite, erase, and then write again.  This is actually my second try at this post.  Anyway I wanted to begin a new blog with a great name…