With A Heavy Heart

With A Heavy Heart

I write this post with a heavy heart. Scrolling through Facebook today, I came across ANOTHER article regarding a young child's suicide. This time we're talking about a 10 year old boy who was bullied due to a medical condition beyond his control. I vowed to Maddie's mom that I would keep spreading the Stick [...]

Steel

Steel

Dear Quin, You just finished a meltdown. You said a few choices words and broke something I can never replace. By the time it was all over, we were both tired, defeated, and in tears. I never thought this would be parenting. I thought I would issue a warning and you'd back down with an [...]

A Magic Wand In Pill Form

A Magic Wand In Pill Form

A happy pill a day keeps the crazy momma away. Literally. Not even kidding. I'll admit, I have been on and off anxiety/anti-depressant meds for most of my adult life. I have, on more than one occasion, found myself overwhelmed, sad, or anxious. I know that I am a worrier and a stresser. I was [...]

The Rainbow After The Storm

The Rainbow After The Storm

A few weeks ago I mentioned  QMonster  being in the hospital. Not going to lie, it was rough...flat out rough...and honestly, I am still feeling the effects of the stay as are Q and JHub. However, I am not going to be sad, negative, or a Debbie Downer today...nope! Today is a great day for a [...]

Here Goes Nothing….

Here Goes Nothing….

Alright...here goes nothing...its now or never for me. I have had an internal struggle with whether or not I should share this. One side of me thinks I should keep this to myself, avoid the questions, avoid the stares, avoid giving people something to talk about, avoid the shame & embarrassment. The other side of [...]

4 Years Ago

4 Years Ago

JHub, 4 years ago our friends and family filled that small winery to watch us say our vows, to celebrate our happiness, to wish us well in our future life, to show their love for us, and to drink the free wine. 4 years ago we were kids full of hope, love, and optimism. 4 [...]