I know I cannot be the only one out there. The busy mom who shops only at the nice grocery store because it has everything I need. I must confess I am a convenience shopper in all aspects of my life, which I am hoping to work on in 2019. Let's start with groceries, because … Continue reading convenience shopping
Month: February 2019
my arms are too short
Growing up, my friend Melanie's dad used to always make the joke that his arms were too short and that is why he could not see the fine print. This summer, I became Gary. It started with me pulling away when trying to read things (hence the too short arms joke), then I could only … Continue reading my arms are too short
planning for the empty nest… what is next?
Our dog Smooch recently had some health issues which made me think about her mortality. Thankfully her test results and ultra sound came back indicating only early kidney disease, which is treatable with super expensive prescription diet food. But something the hubs said a while back made these health issues more scary.... we only have … Continue reading planning for the empty nest… what is next?
the Lazy Susan of teen issues
A friend of mine used the analogy of a revolving Lazy Susan of teen issues when I asked for a parenting pass for a day. It is so very true. Once one issue has been resolved, another one comes around. One of my kiddos has been working through some pretty serious anxiety. We have been … Continue reading the Lazy Susan of teen issues