I don’t know about you guys, but this was a pretty challenging summer for me, and it followed and extremely challenging 18 months. Getting divorced in the middle of a pandemic while homeschooling two of the kids and moving to a new house was, um… Well it fucking sucked. One of the things keeping me […]
it takes a village
The Power Of A Village
The homework phase of parenting is one that I am 100% positive I will never never never never never never never NEVER EVER miss. It’s the worst. Before I was a parent, I was a teacher for twelve years, and all I have to say is I’M SO SORRY. You really have no idea what […]
Last Friday was the first day all the kids were in school at the same time. And I loved it. I couldn’t wait for today, Monday, when it would happen again. And then when I was at Number 3’s baseball game this weekend, one of the moms there told me there was no school today. […]
It’s all good. And if it’s not, it will be.
If you have been around here for a while, you know that we are in the midst of the shittiest financial situation we have ever been in. I put this information out there about a year ago. Not because I was looking for help, but just because carrying that burden of financial difficulties on your […]
I want to go far.
A couple days ago, one of my friends posted this on her Facebook page: It’s been about 2 months since my breakdown, and it’s been about 2 months of It Takes a Village Thursdays here at my house. Every Thursday morning, 3 of my friends come over between the hours of 9 and 12. It isn’t […]
Save the Traumas for these Mamas
You know how I recently had a bit of a nervous breakdown. And how the cavalry swooped in to save me. You know how I got over being stubborn and reached out for help. Yesterday was the second It Takes a Village Thursday. Three of my friends came over to help out. The Trauma Mamas. Last week […]