Renewing Mercies…A Little Each Day

Starting over from scratch…sorta

Attitude Adjustment


Moms of elementary school children, do you get papers home in the “Tuesday Folder” and then spend way to much time trying to figure out…what was that?  What class was that? And, if your child is still struggling to write anything legible…what does this even say? Read the rest of this entry »

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Mama Grizzly Bites The Principal


I got a little pissy at Ava’s principal this morning…Here is my rant. I will of course edit it before I send the actual one, but this is my rough draft.  Names “adjusted” to protect the innocent and keep me from getting sued.

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I’m Only Doing What’s Best For You


We’ve all heard those words, right? From our parents, from our favorite TV parents, from other people’s parents…I didn’t just make that up right?  Parenting is HARD…dear God it’s effin hard.  Um, yeah, it’s hard. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your….Ka-Chow!


Have you met my daughter?  She LOVES Lightening McQueen.  If there is a toy that my children fight over with any consistency, it has something to do with either Lightening McQueen or Mater. Read the rest of this entry »

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I Want It NOW!


Strong willed child or spoiled child, apparently according to the great wisdom that is some random Mom’s website that I can’t think of but spams my inbox daily.  Ava’s behavior checked 8 out of 10 of their indicators for a spoiled child.  Great.  Awesome. F—. Read the rest of this entry »

Another Hallelujah


I know that You’re the God above
You’re filling me with grace and love
And I just want to say thank You to You
You pulled me from the miry clay
You’ve given me a brand new day
Now all that I can say is

Another Hallelujah – Lincoln Brewster 

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Happy Holidays Tooooo Yooouuuuuu


I’ve succumbed to the call of the Christmas music.  I’m officially opposed to Christmas music before Thanksgiving dinner has been in the fridge for the night, but this year I’m letting it slide, it’s only 2 days before Thanksgiving afterall.  Read the rest of this entry »

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The Measure of A Man, The Messy of A Girl


So, the last post concentrated on things in our little world that kept going kaput, and making my life a little more hectic and messier in an out of the ordinary way.  In some ways, my perspective has just plain changed, and in others there was a solution!  Read the rest of this entry »

You’re Only Still Alive Because You’re So Effin Cute


I thought of saying you’re so “darned” cute, but I think everyone on the planet (especially in my neighborhood) knows I swear like a sailor…so…I mean, really who am I kidding? Read the rest of this entry »

Stage Fright


So tomorrow is a week Post-Op, and I’m homebound until tomorrow afternoon.  Going a bit stir-crazy I tell ya! The verdict was last week that they took the whole darned ovary.  It’s all good, I don’t actually have any plans to use it anyway, so what’s the loss of an extra part?   Read the rest of this entry »

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