Signs Your Parents Need to Stop Driving

6 Signs Your Parents May Need to Stop Driving

  Taking care of elderly parents is a challenge. Have you noticed your parents may need to stop driving?   Coming to terms with aging parents is difficult for everyone.  Addressing they can no longer drive safely is the often the first step in helping them make that transition. When we don’t see our parents Read More

Home schooling Year 1 vs year 2 how'd we do

Home Schooling Year 1 vs Year 2…How’d We Do?

So you’re thinking of quitting home school.  Ask me how I know?  Read on. This is only our second year home schooling. It’s only April yet we completed our curriculum about a month ago.   Our two-volume textbook, Trail Guide to Learning – Paths of Exploration, I purchased used on eBay. The textbook provided a Read More

14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

  Last night I laid in bed thinking over the season finale of The Walking Dead.  Wondering who was on the other end of Negan’s bat, Lucille .   Who is it?   Damn, October is a long time to wait. I realized it’s like parenting. You think things are going fine until you’re surrounded Read More

dear-period im breaking up with you

Dear Period…I’m Breaking Up with You

Dear Period, This might be uncomfortable to hear but, you used to be so, I don’t know, normal. For 30 years you’d drop by once a month right on time, like a perfect little friend. Now you’re all, “I’ll just show up whenever the hell I want.” and “I’m gonna move to menopause or maybe Read More

cat in the hat chin

My Chin Hair Has a Name…Does That Make Me Weird?

  Well, it’s official. He-who-shall-not-be-named, has been named. No, not Voldemort, I am talking about my chin hair. Yes it’s a he, because he is a pain in the ass. The other day I was in Wal-Mart with my 9 year old daughter Quinn. She’s a BFF in training, she’s gonna learn right. She knows Read More