Potty Talk

#8, my little Hulk,  followed me to the bathroom. Through the door we had the following conversation: #8 – Mom, are you changing your clothes? Me – no, I am using the bathroom. That’s what big people do.  We don’t use diapers. You should use the potty too. #8  – I already did Me –…

Hurry Up

“Hurry up” one of the phrases I say the most. I am breeding monsters. Today, we were cleaning the boys room.  Super cleaning – digging out every nook and cranny.  I asked the boys to put in bags any of the clothes they will not wear so we can get rid of them.  I would…

Adam and Eve

Remember this picture? Life Changer. Well, here is the story behind my comment.  Nathan is from beautiful northern California.  And I mean NORTH; about 100 miles south of Oregon.  It is gorgeous!  Before I knew anything about where he was from, I made a comment like “I want to live where it is seventy degrees…

Noiseless Night

Alright folks, I have a major dilemma.  I am exhausted.  I have been battling a major headache sometimes migraine for the past five days.  Yes, some parts of have been worse than others but I have not take this much migraine medicine in such a short time in years!  For those of you that do…

Red, White and Blue – I Am For You

As a young child my grandma made me an afghan that was red, white and blue.  I am not sure if that inspired my love for patriotic things or not.  But I LOVE red, white and blue anything.  The actual afghan in is a box in storage so I can’t get it right now and…

Teenagers

Sitting at the orthodontist, sad to see the demeanor of two teens toward their mother. Some of the phrases and tones sound similar but the overall attitude is disappointing. If only I could have seen things this way when I was a teen. Both of these teens are in braces which is likely a huge…