Monthly Archives: July 2014

Serendipitous Mistakes

Also known as “Happy Accidents” I have made quite a few.  I am so grateful that they all worked out the way that they did, but I can’t stop from taking some extra special time to berate myself for the … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Notes: Talks Too Much

I was an early reader and a model student, academically speaking.  I skipped from Kindergarten straight into the 1st grade, though admittedly I feel like all I lost was time to play with the blocks and marbles and possibly learning … Continue reading

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The Things We Do For Our Kids

My 9 year old just lost his first molar.  He still believes in the tooth fairy, but he is skeptical.  I feel proud of myself for having given him this magic for so many years.  I, myself, found out about … Continue reading

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Pure Imagination

  My son and I were playing this game “Guess Where?” today.  It’s been one of our favorite games for years and over time he has definitely gotten better at the concept.  Today he wanted a new twist on the … Continue reading

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Feelings, Nothing More Than Feelings

It’s a little hard not to take things personally, but as I well know, sometimes kids just hurt their parents’ feelings a little.  It’s not intentional, but it happens.  Everything is just so much more exciting when your friends mention … Continue reading

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It’s Pays to Have a Handy Hubby

Today I went to get my car serviced. It was a routine check up, but inevitably something needed extra fixing. I got the phone call and was so bummed to hear the guy say that I needed new brakes and … Continue reading

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Yes, I Get Excited About Toilet Paper

So I’ve been earning some Amazon.com gift cards online thanks to a few sites that are the pay to click, pay to watch, pay to chat.  I have been saving and building up my little stash of credit and I’ve … Continue reading

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Personality vs. Looks

Tonight I was watching an old episode of Warehouse 13 and I got to thinking about how much I like the character of Pete. He is a good looking guy, sure, but what makes him completely attractive is the fact … Continue reading

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In the Raw

As I was preparing dinner tonight, on this disgustingly hot, hot day, I realized that I totally get why people eat raw food.  I am not up on the movement whatsoever, I have only heard snippets here and there about … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Happiness (As Seen Through the Eyes of a 13 Year Old Skeptic)

I wandered into my youngest son’s room and lay down with him for a few minutes, talking about our day and just snuggling.  My older son walked in and gave us both a hug and there I was in this … Continue reading

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