One thing I find myself repeating the older my son gets is, “Parenting didn’t come with a manual.” No one could write a book on remembering to cut your kids fingernails, how to tell him his cat died, or how to cope when they push you to the edge of your sanity. I call my … Continue reading Laughter Is The Best Medicine.
The thought running through my mind lately is “be a little kinder than you need to.” I say it to myself when I need the reminder, because sometimes it’s not the first thing on my mind. But it’s on my mind so much because I see it in others. Lately I’ve encountered people that have … Continue reading Be a little kinder than you need to.
My grandmother is what I'd call a firecracker. She's smart as a tack and just as feisty. She's the strongest woman I've ever known. She had such a huge role in my upbringing that I know I wouldn't be here without here. And I don't mean "here" as in where I am in life, I … Continue reading Be A Good Person.
If you have a blog and don't write about what you're thankful for on Thanksgiving, do you even really have a blog? Just kidding...BUT I am here to talk about what I'm thankful for this year. I know I'm nothing extraordinary, I'm not here to brag, but I am a person who recognizes the things … Continue reading What I’m Thankful For.
Sometimes we all have bad days. Or bad weeks. Or bad months. Or just an all around bad year. It's one thing about human nature that will never change. Nor should it. We're not the first people it's happened to and we won't be the last. It doesn't matter how much money you make, where … Continue reading Some days just suck.
After reading Know By Name by Chanel Miller (that I'm sure I'll write about because it's a phenomenal book) it has got me thinking about sexual assault. I've researched that particular case, cases across the US, and the statistics for my home state of Maine. They say that sexual assault happens to 1 in 5 … Continue reading How to Support a Friend Who Has Been Sexually Assaulted.
Instead of moving forward with the writing challenge I've been doing, I wanted to take the time to talk about my kiddo. I'll pick that back up tomorrow. Last night Jase and I stayed up way too late watching movies on the living room floor. It was well past his bedtime by the time we … Continue reading I am your calm, you are my wild.