Posts about the youngest, horse rider, our boo, our scuba diver.
In life we strive to give our children a better life/opportunities than what we had. Sometimes in doing so we dig ourselves an awesome hole!!! I would like to introduce you to the hole that we have fondly fallen into, and aren’t crawling out of any time soon. We are the proud Parents of an […]
When you become parents you instinctively set out to make a better life for your children than you had. That is not to say that the life you had was horrid, not at all; I had a good childhood and my husbands was ok. In our first years as parents we set out to do something […]
I am directing this letter to my middle schooler, I know she reads this blog… She has it saved on her laptop, she also asked me the other day how to read the full post 🙂 She is half way through the first year of “Middle School” ~ Surviving Middle School is my way of telling […]
WaHooo! Can I just say how excited and chuffed I am to be invited to “Ask Away Friday” hosted by Echo from The Mad Mommy Blog.
Ask Away Friday is a blogger to blogger conversation where bloggers link up and ask each other questions. Then each pair of bloggers answers the questions asked and answers on […]
The art of annoying your teenager comes to you from years of living with the human that calls you “Mum” amongst other names. People of younger heathens have been known to ask “How do you do it?” Well, it sneaks up on you. One day you are the parent of a really cool 8, 9, […]
Wishing all a Very Merry Christmas!!!
I hope that everyone has an amazing evening tonight, spending time with family, friends, significant others, family pets, neighbors…. I hope you all love, laugh, and enjoy tonight and have an Amazing Christmas Day!!!! It is a day to say Thank you, love and just be with ones family and people […]
Ever wonder where you lost the ability to hold a conversation with your kid?
I am passing along what I have learned from having a 17 and 12 y/o so far with regards to conversing with a teenager. Seriously there was a point where #1 Traveling Companion and I thought “How to Keep The Conversation Going?” […]
The Tree is Up, the Lights are Lit, the Santa’s are Out!
Twinkle Twinkle red balls and lights are up and shimmering on our tree. Every year since 2006 we have driven out to Richardson Tree Farm and bought our Christmas tree along with our dining room table decoration…
In past years we have done this at […]
Happy Place. That concocts so many different feelings and mental pictures for each of us.
I want you to read my “Happy Places” and as the words flow over you and bring to life those mental pictures, think what is
“Your Happy Places?”
What makes you smile?
What makes you stop and take a deep breath?
What makes you take that extra […]
What you may ask is the “Mother of all Road Trips”, and to that I will answer 7,500 miles round trip is the “Mother of all Road Trips”. Holy monkey nuts, yes 7,500 miles round trip, that is what we took on this summer.
# One Traveling Companion
F, the running teen
Bebe, the horse girl
A, F’s […]