I am both honored and overwhelmed at the support I have been shown recently. First the Liebster Award nomination, and a few days later, the Blogger Recognition Award nomination. I don’t post nearly as much as I want to, but have so much to say. I spend my evenings going through posts, reading what you … Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award
I have been going back and forth for almost a year on whether or not to start blogging, analyzing if I really had the time for it. I finally took the plunge and piece by piece started writing. Writing is my outlet and how I express myself. Sometimes it’s hard to put it all out … Continue reading Liebster Award: My Nominations
The last week of my daughter’s summer camp, the school year is officially days away, and Wednesday was just another day...at first. Let’s start by saying my daughter’s school doubles as a summer camp. I got beyond lucky with this school because it’s a private school that does before and after school care and has … Continue reading That Was TOO Close
Do you get excited at the thought of the school year starting again; or are you one of the parents that dread it? Dread, yes, that’s what I said. I deal with the latter, utter dread. As parents, we have to keep our kids, especially younger ones, on some kind of schedule. We’re all … Continue reading A Mom’s Back to School Blues
Note: In cases of writing involving other people, I only use initials. These are my perspectives and feelings on situations that happen, and privacy is always maintained. On evenings when there is nice weather, after dinner has been eaten and my daughter put to bed, J and I usually sit outside for a while … Continue reading The Night I Shared Your Fear
Welcome, please come meet our blended, working-class family. We reside in northern Virginia and live in a teeny-tiny cramped house.