Category Archives: Stuff that ticks me off

Death and all his friends

“Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this son of York; And all the clouds that low’r’d upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried.” ~ Richard III They say March comes in … Continue reading

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Brothers & sisters

Most of the time, Emma and Gerrit are the best of buds.  They laugh together, play together, snuggle together.  For being siblings, they really don’t fight that often.  But lately, I’ve seen the beginnings of what I assume to be the … Continue reading

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Bad things aka “Why I was sitting on my couch with a shotgun, which is something I never do. Ever.”

Tonight, I sat down to a glass of wine after a long day of fun in the sun with 3 exhausted kids and a husband MIA from work.  After walking in the door to a message from the bank saying my debit … Continue reading

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House of the rising son

Today was one of those character building days.  And by ‘character building’, I mean one of those parenting days when you wonder why you speak.  Have you had one yourself?  It’s that day when no matter how calmly or plainly … Continue reading

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If I was the devil

I have a confession to make and it may just change the way you think about me as a mother.  If you choose to keep reading, you’re accepting this risk and vow to not judge me.  Can you do that?

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How soon is now?

The blessing about already having made a decision is that you don’t need to make it again.  Yesterday… that was my saving grace.  Since I’d already committed on Saturday that I would be running today, I could change the question of will I to when … Continue reading

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Disappearing world

I’ve come to realize that my kids live in a bubble of innocence reminiscent to Leave it to Beaver. 

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