I didn’t realize the date was October 16th until my bestie from Michigan called to remind me. October 16th was the day of love, my wedding date back in 1999. For a good laugh I tried on my wedding dress last night and Syd literally hollered and her echolalia was on point!! “This is a … More It’s My Anniversary
Those are the lyrics to a Tupac song but that’s how I felt leaving the farm Saturday night. I think Sydney knew I needed to be surrounded by family and she hung outside with us until almost midnight. My grandparents were blessed to live in this house for over fifty years. If you read my … More Things Will Never Be The Same
I think that it is time that I carry a white flag around with me just in case I need to surrender. This past week I had many things to rejoice about, but I also had situations that left me baffled and ready to ask for a truce. In the past I would say Bye … More Raise Your White Flag
I grew up believing that broken crayons didn’t color. I was the kid that would have a panic attack when my pencil broke in school. I was taught that broken was not good enough. It wasn’t until I was much older that I realized beautiful things happen once you’ve been broken. I was broken making … More I’ve Been Broken
This week my blog stats were on the rise! I’ve made new follower friends and reconnected with friends from my past. Blogging about my kids missing their father was tough. I’m glad that I shared my blog post. I had adult males reach out and tell me that being raised by a single mom is … More I’m Glad This Happened To Me
I’m too old for the same old okie doke! I admit I would argue with people until they heard my point of view or maybe I wanted them to agree with me. Then one day it came down to my blood pressure rising for me to realize that it’s not worth it. Debating is healthy … More It’s Not Worth It
If I learned anything going through my divorce, I learned to remain classy. Remaining classy during times when your emotions are high, can be difficult. But why lower your standards just because you are hurt and angry? I’m not diminishing your pain and suffering at all. I challenge you to remain classy when someone makes … More Where Are My Big Girl Panties?