Top 4 Apps Every Mom Needs!

I am a self proclaimed Hot Mess. I own it. I live it. I embrace it. I am also Type A. I NEED perfection to function. Perfectionist Hot Mess would be an accurate description for me! Below are a few apps I highly recommend to be a perfectionist Functional Hot Mess Momma! 1. Google Calendar […]

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Avoiding Spring Broke

(JHub, this post is for you and since you FINALLY subscribed to the blog, I am hoping you will read it….Don’t worry, I am not telling everyone about how you ate a foiled wrapped chocolate and Q called you out on it. I am respecting your request to keep that silly mistake off the blog.) […]

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WOW: A Momma & Son Tradition

Every year the World Of Wheels, a large car show, comes to our city. I’ve gone every year for as long as I can remember. When I was kid, my dad’s work would have booth so I would go and hang out. As I got older, my mom became friends with the family who ran […]

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Testing Testing 123

If you or someone you know is playing medicine roulette, please read and share this post. Knowledge is power & if it hadn’t been for another SPED momma, I would have never know this test existed!  I’ve mentioned before that we’ve been playing medicine roulette with QMonster. It hasn’t been easy and we have found […]

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Monthly Challenge: Feb 2018

When I started this blog, I started doing what I called “Monthly Challenges“. Basically, picking things in my life that I wanted to change or improve upon and dedicating the month to making that “thing” better. In 2017, I got away from the challenges. No real reason why, I just drifted from them. However, I’ve […]

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An Elf & Her Grand Idea

**Before I get to the hot messiness of this story, I am going to tell you a back story** So this past Christmas Santa was struggling to get Q the perfect “big gift”. QMonster didn’t ask for anything (Well….technically he asked for things but his list included a riding lawn mower, a real monster truck, […]

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Planning The Chaos

Let me tell you a little bit about my family. I am text book definition Type A.  I like plans made in advance, calendars, and physical pen & paper to-do lists. JHub is more Type B. He is spontaneous, can function without his calendar, and keeps his to-dos in his head. We both are busy […]

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RAD Isn’t Rad

A few weeks ago I started our “Beyond The Highlight Reel” series. I started off with a basic overview of some terms, therapies, and diagnosis I would be discussing in later blog posts….One of those terms is RAD. RAD or Reactive Attachment Disorder, was one of the first diagnosis we got for Q. With a […]

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Because This Is 35

On October 19 1982 JHub graced the world with his presence. October 19 2017 JHub turned 35. Every year on JHub’s birthday, things get a little chaotic for whatever reason but this year…this year….well…it was a hot freaking mess…. The morning of JHub’s birthday, I put his present by the fireplace. I strung up the […]

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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 […]

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