I assure you I am most definitely adult-worthy if we're referring to trips around the sun. Lately, though, I realize that I've lost some skills in the ten-plus year span of birthing and raising children. A lot has happened in ten years. Currently, I'm attempting to make sense of some seemingly basic stuff that I … Continue reading Will I Ever Be a Grown-up?
Sometimes I find myself full of advice. I have these sparks of wisdom, though it's rare that I share them for fear of looking like a know-it-all. I SO don't know it all. Occasionally, though, words fly out of my mouth before I'm able to hit the pause button and self-edit...and it's a good thing. … Continue reading Moments That Matter
Perhaps I should start posting on Friday and call it the Friday Rant. Who am I kidding...it would have to be the Weekly Rant because I can't seem to commit to a particular day... _______________________________________________________________ I'm still in a bit of a state. Shortly after my last post, I felt worlds better. (Thank you to … Continue reading Serious Ponderings…Though it Might be the Worst Idea Ever
How's your weekend going? This should be a followup to the PTA dilemma I shared months ago. I am not heading up any committee, but I am preparing food for the monthly faculty meetings along with another parent. Next week is the big week for December so I'm getting ready to go to … Continue reading Find the Happy
I have to deal with something I don't want to, and it's taking entirely too much of my energy. Before starting this blog post I was working through various tasks -- household stuff, other writing projects, planning the week out in my head, moving through my morning. But I was having trouble focusing on anything … Continue reading Know Thyself: The PTA Volunteer Dilemma
Moving might just do me in, y'all. I'm as crabby as they come. Apparently, Gil, in his get-it-done mindset, told our children to pack their stuff... then beebopped off to his office. Can I punch him, please? Guess what? They inherited their packing skills from their father. They open a box and … Continue reading Nothing’s Going Well Tuesday
I've wanted to post an update, but I've been doing my best to stay focused on my work the past two days. I'll try to sum up the highpoints. The Good: -- I've gotten up every day this week at 5:30 and exercised. This is huge for me -- not so much the exercising but … Continue reading Still Plugging Away . . .
I began this morning excited about hunkering down once the kids were off to school and working on the numerous writing projects that I have in my head. My excitement quickly faded once I realized that a two-year-old's attention span is better developed than mine. So what did I decide to do? You're looking at … Continue reading Of Course You Can Always Be a Superhero