Parenthood, Sports

Spring 2020 Sports Gear Collects Dust

The $125 track shoes are still in their neon bag. The $100 practice running shoes are sitting on the floor. Begging to see a track. The track uniform, sitting in a drawer somewhere in the teen's bedroom. The soccer shin-guards are still hung up on hangers from the fall season with the faint smell of… Continue reading Spring 2020 Sports Gear Collects Dust

Children, Family Life, Motherhood, Parenthood, Sports

Coping with community deaths

Well, in our tiny village, we must be the BEST strongest soldiers because within the past five days, we have endured two life-altering battles. And we are still here for one another, holding each other up through all the pain.

Children, decorating, Family Life, Motherhood, Parenthood, Sports, Uncategorized

Getting pulled over … causes mom to pause

Driving down the road, my mind wasn't on the drive at all. I wasn't paying attention at all. I make the 4 mile drive to the community park, once, if not twice per day. I was driving on auto-pilot.

Appliances, Children, Clothing, Family Life, Motherhood, Parenthood, Sports

My December Saturday

Anywho, I decided against my better judgement to bake cookies. My grandma used to bake the most mouth-watering treats. We’d literally would fight over her cookies. She doesn’t bake anymore, so I attempted to bake sugar cookies today. Dear heavens above, they were the most ass-tasting cookies I have EVER made!