Heading for the Mountains!


I have been waiting all year for the snow to melt, for a few reasons.  First off, my kids and my dogs are driving me CRAZY!  They were all so cooped up this winter, so with the heated temperatures Aiden can make use of the two basketball hoops we have in our neighborhood, and the dogs … [Read more…]

Kids…Dogs…and Open Doors


My greatest fear with an older child running in and out of my house, is that a dog will get the brilliant idea that my child is offering freedom in an open doorway.  I can’t even begin to count how many times in a day I yell, “shut the door!”, or “make sure it’s latched!”, … [Read more…]



I swear I have a schedule that’s generally so cram packed with work, and kid functions, that I often just find myself worn down, sitting on a bleacher bench when I snap out of my mom haze and realize I haven’t brushed my hair yet, and my socks are two different colors. I’m pretty sure … [Read more…]

In Sickness and Wagging Tails


    Unless you’ve experienced it, being sick as a Mother isn’t what you would normally expect from an average bout with the flu. In my younger, kid free days, when I was wallowing in self pity for my soar throat and body aches, I knew I could relax alone in a dark room, in … [Read more…]