Christmas of 1996 was the year in my family that would define every Christmas thereafter. I was 14 years old and I will never be able to experience the holiday without remembering the events from that Christmas. My 12 year old cousin, Jaime Lyn, who suffered a … Continue reading Remembering Randy Ridgeway
The last couple of months have been full of drastic change for us. We are still adjusting to a lot of changes in detail as I have transitioned from full time worker to full time student (working on the weekends). I tend to focus on … Continue reading “Mommy, Are You Mad At Me?” : Prioritizing Parenting in the Midst of Chaos
For the first time since I started posting Favorites, I have fallen behind. Life has been going at a break-neck pace and unfortunately, my beloved blogging has found itself seated dead last on the list. And I thought I was busy before I became a … Continue reading Tips, Tricks, & Top Picks: July
I was brushing the Princess’s hair this evening and talking with her about her upcoming attendance at Preschool; “Why do we have to listen to the teacher, Mama?” “Because the teacher is in charge. The teacher is the team leader so it’s important to cooperate … Continue reading I’m in Charge.
The S.O. and I decided early on that we were not supportive of corporal punishment and agreed that we would not be implementing spankings on our children. I was spanked as a child and he was not, so we have had opposite experiences on this. … Continue reading “No” Times Twenty-One