Category Archives: Parenting

Back to School Night – Max style


I always enjoy a good Back to School Night.  I like the feeling of being a parent, seeming watchful over the education of my children, living in a small town, and feeling like the only thing that matters in the world is whether or not the PTO has enough volunteers. […]

Continue reading...

A role model for all of us


I don’t have anything to say that could possibly add to how much I love this person.  Go to http://myown.oprah.com/audition and vote for Zach to have his own TV show. Do it for Max!

Continue reading...

Field Day No Way


Tomorrow is the first grade Field Day at our school.  The children WALK from school to the middle school for relay races and games then walk to the pool for lunch and swimming and then return to school.  Guess What? Max ain’t goin… Not allowing Max to participate in an […]

Continue reading...

The Master of Handsome


Not more than 10 minutes ago, I was getting the kids out the door for school and Max grabbed hold of one of his arm canes ( Mondays and Thursdays he brings them to school to learn with the PT there) and decided to use them to walk to the […]

Continue reading...

The whole truth


I can’t write anymore.  I have not been able to produce a single word of original thought for months. I started to read the blogs of a few other people I admire and enjoy and every since I cannot get a word out.  Those 3 sentences were torture.  I am […]

Continue reading...

Yeah well, get on the bus


Ok… I am back in the saddle again I think.  That was a rather depressing post yesterday wasn’t it?   Things were a little better on the mother front yesterday. She seems to have gotten a little more clarity somehow because she mentioned that I looked fat.  Then her sister […]

Continue reading...

New Year- Old Me


I always think that when I wake up on January 1st – I will have been somehow transformed into a new person fit for a new year.  Shockingly, it is never so.  I am always suckered into buying all the New Year’s Resolution Guides, Year in Review Magazines, People of […]

Continue reading...

To Say or Not to Say?


She is no ordinary child

Continue reading...

Save me June Cleaver


So… I am stuck on something. I will be married  19 years in two weeks.   However, marriage is suddenly  rather confusing. During most of those years, things made sense to me.  We were young, we got married, I went to graduate school, I studied, we had jobs, we made […]

Continue reading...

Rated P for Pity Party


Is there never any excess good?

Continue reading...