Welcome 2017! I was ready for the new year. The Fall of 2016 was not great for me… I had some growing pains as a parent, but in retrospect, my general bad attitude may have been attributed to my hormones being out of whack, so who knows. 2017 is here and I have new patches. Whoop! However, […]
I’ve alluded to my surgery several times on the blog but didn’t go into major ...
I am so spoiled by having a little Mexican meat market just down the road ...
Amanda “Mama Train” tells us about what the Hallelujah Hour is and why she hasn’t ...
Wow! October seemed to fly by. I hope you enjoyed our “31 Days of Music”. ...
So many good memories I have of Grandma place her in the kitchen. I picture her standing at the counter stirring saccharine tablets into her tea with a long spoon and slightly shaking hands. I picture her sitting around the table with “the cousins” playing Hand and Foot or Skipbo. I picture her using the special […]
So, I pretty much do not have this parenting thing figured out. Just this morning all three of my teen/tween daughters were upset with me before 8:00 a.m. so you can take any advice from me with a grain of salt. My daughters are at the age where they are noticing boys… and boys are […]
I was looking at sweet little baby pictures earlier and caught myself thinking, “Oh, I miss that!” And then I quickly came back to my senses. But oh, how sweet are those newborns! We had to have a family conference just to figure out how we were all going to get to all the places […]
Just when I think I have this parenting thing down, something goes and throws me for a loop. Last year, our first year of high school was a breeze. I was wondering what the big deal was with teenagers, because obviously, the middle school years were tough, but my teenager was golden… then boyfriends happened. […]
Oops. It’s Tuesday. I started this last night and fully intended on finishing. Best laid plans. The first week of school was… for lack of a better term… dramatic. #1 had relationship drama, #2 had “I-don’t-like-riding-the-bus” drama and #3 had to switch around her complete schedule on the second day of school which caused her to […]
So, as you know, I recently turned 40… and Mama Train turns 40 in just three short weeks. What better way than to celebrate together? I had a dear sweet friend who told me I couldn’t plan my own birthday party, and completely took over and did everything for us. It was a great evening […]
So I turned 40 this week. 40. Wow. It doesn’t bother me. Turning a new number. It’s just that 40 seems so, well, grown-up. I feel like I should have my life in order and have things together, whatever together means. Instead, I still struggle. I struggle to raise Godly children who I want so […]
So sick today. Sore throat and yuck. But I had this post in the queue… so here are some musings: Because I need something else to take up my time, I decided to go in with some friends of mine to start a theatre. There really is a need for something in our city for […]
I’ve been neglecting the blog lately. Here are a few of my recent reads: Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn Goodreads Summary HERE. Flash Recap: What would you do if you knew you were going to do something terrible in the future? How would it shape you? Interesting premise. Adorable romance. Terrible cliffhanger! Rating: 4 stars […]