Mother

It dawned on me once again today (because I have this epiphany every few months, especially on the heels of an emotional binge) that I am becoming more and more like my mother. I don’t mean traits and habits though I’m sure there’s enough present to guarantee I’m going that route. But I mean, my…

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I Started to Blog Something Different

But then today changed everything! I received an invitation the other day for my son’s Honor Roll Ceremony, so I knew he had done well. I mean I just got his report card and he made straight A’s. I’d been particularly proud of he and his sister because they’ve been doing EXCEPTIONALLY well in their…

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The Responsibility Battle

SO, we all know as parents one of our major jobs is to help mold productive human beings that will somehow become an asset to society sometime in the future. I know that much of this starts with the foundation and structure that is in the home. I pride myself on trying to give my…

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The Gratitude Jar

So, as I’ve mentioned many times before, I struggle with depression. The other day while I was on Facebook a friend left a comment on one of my statuses and it gave me an idea. She said something to the effect of: “Drop that in your gratitude jar!” And it was like my brilliant bulb…

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Because I Deserve This Glass (or 4) of Wine – 12 Random Thoughts About Life

Maybe because I am trying to justify virtually finishing off a whole bottle of Red Moscato by myself…Lol. But whatevs (did I just say whatevs??) I rarely have moments where I am super relaxed and not fretting and worrying over my children, my husband, finances, LIFE! So tonight I offered myself a break. I’ve failed to get…

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2014 in Review

I tend to hate the whole NYE thing; it’s always rife with stereotypical new year new me rhetoric that I personally hate. This year was definitely one that proved to be a combination of things for me; mostly emotionally, which I guess is to be expected when you deal with major depression. I lost 2…

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Random Thoughts

Hello again! I took a few days off from blogging here so that I could take a good  amount a time to reflect on life. I shut my Facebook page down, fasted from Tumblr and waited for my peace of mind to come. The kids are on their winter break, my daughter is in CT,…

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To Work or Not to Work? That is the Question…

So I’ve been at this stay at home thing for less than a year and already I’m contemplating my return to work. I know I know, this may seem like a cop-out but I promise it’s not. Financially, all the responsibility lies on my husband to pay the bills and while that’s noble, it doesn’t…

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