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This morning, I’m thankful for vanilla creamer in my coffee, wood floors, and Roomba. Oh, and bacon! Bacon makes everything better. I should be getting ready for Mass, but I can’t control Diva on my own (she has regressed to when she was 3), and Hubs didn’t sleep at all last night – both of […]
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The ugly cry. Women all know exactly what that is. It’s when you are really moved by a moment or event that you lose all control over your ability to control your facial expression or stop the tears from falling.  Think of it like walking into a hurricane-force wind, or driving a speedboat at 70 […]
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Seriously, I love my friends. Absolutely. Where would I be? Tonight, I would be on the brink of a full blown nervous breakdown.  Wait. Let me back up. Today has sucked on the most epic level yet! I always say that, and you never believe me . . . but today was seriously the worst […]
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Pros & Cons First off, let me say this – Wow. Just wow. The place is enormous & overwhelming. The lobby is much more welcoming and inviting than the deadpan desk staff.  The help at the information desk is less than knowledgeable, too, so if you have a question, you’ll need to chat with an online […]
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That look – you know the one. It was the second time in half an hour I’d gotten that look – you know the one – that “Oh my God, do something with that brat” look. The look of total disapproval. Fellow parents in Willow Bend were more accepting, and less judging, and always said […]
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Suicides make me sad. Depression makes me sad. I am on that other end of the spectrum: I throw tantrums to get my way. Or I just knuckle down, hold my breath, & just get through until the “bad part” is over. I always have that hope that it will, eventually, pass. While others see […]
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