Category Archives: Parenthood

Cleaning Up

I have some OCD tendencies.  I’ll admit it.  I like things a certain way and it drives me mad when they aren’t that way.  In fact I tend to hit a bit of a depression when I am overwhelmed by … Continue reading

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My Boys

In some ways I think my boys are more demanding of my attention than my daughter.   My boys are very sweet little guys. At nine years old they are far more kind and caring than I could have hoped for. … Continue reading

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Big Shoes To Fill

I’m quite sure somewhere along the way someone has told you that being a parent isn’t easy, and well I’m here to confirm it.  There is a lot of pressure to get it right.  To not screw up your children.  … Continue reading

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Join Them!

Video games are more popular than even and you’d be hard pressed to find a kid out there who hasn’t played one. There’s a lot of controversy and debate over the worth and problems that arise from our children being … Continue reading

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Winds of Change

I had a dream. Well truthfully I’ve had many many dreams, but let’s start with this one; home ownership.  I had a dream to own my own home and just shy of two years ago we made this dream come … Continue reading

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Dear Mom

DEAR MOM You held me in your arms You dried my tears      Comforted me You read to me and cooked with me You taught me things You took me places You watched me grow           And                  You let … Continue reading

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Good or Poor Sport?

I’m an only child.  Growing up I had friends to play with and my mom always instilled in my the importance of sharing and playing fair.  We didn’t have video games and hardly watched TV, so we played a lot … Continue reading

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Satisfaction 

I think it’s important to get satisfaction in many aspects of your life.  Everything in your life can’t always make you happy or fulfilled, but you need to be able to derive satisfaction in even small ways to make the … Continue reading

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Kicking Myself 

Ever have those moments where you’re kicking yourself for the way you’ve been raising your kids? Like not “Oh my God I’ve raised a monster”, moment but a “great now you’re a picky eater” moment.   Or, like I just … Continue reading

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The Xmas Star of Pressure

I’m about as far from being a religious person as you can get so in our house Xmas is about family and friends and Santa Clause. Having such a huge day based mostly in materialistic gain can bare down a … Continue reading

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