Easter

Easter

Why do family relationships have to be this way? I haven't posted in a while. Partly because I've been sick as a dog for like a week, and partly because we've been busy with the Easter season and with selling our house. Yup. We're moving. Because who doesn't like packing up a house of eight [...]

Lonely

Lonely

It's gross outside today. Two degrees Celsius and drizzling. It's grey and gloomy and a good day to crawl into bed and not come out again. However, that's not what I did. I took my beautiful spring jacket from being clean and presentable to covered in dusty and muddy streaks from hauling tires like a [...]

Buttons

Buttons

Oh how the teeter-totter swings... This is a story about how I took my girls to their psychologist appointment and how I needed her more than they did.  It started out as an average day. I was in relatively good spirits when I picked up the girls early from school and we started out on [...]

Oh God, my children!

Oh God, my children!

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice: once for herself and once for her child. Sophia Loren I’ve often stopped and thought about what it would have felt like for me if my parents had told me they were going to divorce. [...]

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

A vulnerable, scary post to write. There is a light at the end of every tunnel. Some tunnels just happen to be longer than others.Ada Adams This post is about that first hellish year. I had advice and gossip flung left, right, and everywhere. It was awful. I wanted to stay in my house and [...]