Making My Way Back Into My Hometown Funny How This All Looks Different But It Feels The Same

My thanksgiving was actually super enjoyable. The kids were so excited about flying, and while yes, I was anxious, it turned out fine. We arrived fine and my Dad picked us up in his big ass truck which I totally forgot his had gotten a few months before we had moved out here. I’m no … Continue reading Making My Way Back Into My Hometown Funny How This All Looks Different But It Feels The Same

I Can See You In The Morning When You Go To School Don’t Forget Your Books, You Know you’ve Got To Learn The Golden Rule

The kids are back at school. Finally. We just finished day 3 of grade 3 for Z at her new school and grade 6 for Little E at his new middle school, where everything he does and wears has to be ‘cool mom’ 😎 😒 (update I started this post last week, but I’m now … Continue reading I Can See You In The Morning When You Go To School Don’t Forget Your Books, You Know you’ve Got To Learn The Golden Rule

The Wheels On The Bus Go Round And Round All Through The Town

We are back at home now and have been for about a week. The fire is still considered out of control at 800 hectares and I can see some of it some nights in the distance, but that is not what this post is about. As usual, something new and additionally stressful happened last week. … Continue reading The Wheels On The Bus Go Round And Round All Through The Town

It Takes A Whole Village To Raise One Child We All Everyone Must Share The Burden

So we have been placed in isolation. Someone in Z's class has a confirmed case of Covid so last week we got a very official letter from Interior Health saying she has to self isolate until the end of day Dec 16th. Ok fine. I decided to keep Little E home as well just because … Continue reading It Takes A Whole Village To Raise One Child We All Everyone Must Share The Burden

The World Outside Looks So Unkind I’m Countin’ On You To Carry Me Through

So if you're the praying type, please pray for me. I took a detour on my way to the office this morning to gather myself. My boss let me know yesterday that conveniently he would be in the office today. It's been months since we've seen each other and now of ALL days, I'll have … Continue reading The World Outside Looks So Unkind I’m Countin’ On You To Carry Me Through

And All We Wanna Do Is Get By Today Heyyy We’re Gonna Have A Good Day And Ain’t Nobody Gotta Cry Today

I cut myself short about my day yesterday. Probably because I was so concerned about the rat and couldn't think straight. But what I also did was call a few places looking to get the kids and I in for counselling. I've realized that I've been doing so much damage to them by freaking out … Continue reading And All We Wanna Do Is Get By Today Heyyy We’re Gonna Have A Good Day And Ain’t Nobody Gotta Cry Today

It’s Gettin’ Hot In Herre, So Take Off All Your Clothes I Am, Gettin’ So Hot, I Wanna Take My Clothes Off

It has been a stressful few weeks here for me in my house. Last summer I lent my car to my sister for a minute while she was her to drive to my grandpas. Fine whatever. But she brought it back with the air conditioner broken. So I left it as is, since it was … Continue reading It’s Gettin’ Hot In Herre, So Take Off All Your Clothes I Am, Gettin’ So Hot, I Wanna Take My Clothes Off

I Finally Understand For A Woman It Ain’t Easy Trying To Raise A Man You Always Was Committed / Ain’t A Woman Alive That Could Take My Mama’s Place

Ten years. That's a long time. But I've managed to raise Little E a whole successful ten years as of last Thursday when we celebrated his birthday. No broken bones. No stitches. No visits to the principles office at school. No drug or alcohol abuse. Just a healthy active 10 year old boy who likes … Continue reading I Finally Understand For A Woman It Ain’t Easy Trying To Raise A Man You Always Was Committed / Ain’t A Woman Alive That Could Take My Mama’s Place

I’ve Been Here Before A Few Times And I’m Quite Aware We’re Dying

Can I just be honest for a minute? I mean all my posts are brutally honest but for real today... and for to long lately, I've been really struggling with feelings of deep inadequacy. Like straight STRUGGLING. Don't get me wrong, I'm happy and doing well, but a person can have more than one feeling … Continue reading I’ve Been Here Before A Few Times And I’m Quite Aware We’re Dying

It’s My Party, And I’ll Cry If I Want To Cry If I Want To, Cry If I Want To You Would Cry Too If It Happened To You

I just woke up from the most ridiculous dream. Actually more like a nightmare if it were to ever occur in real life. My kids birthdays are coming up soon. Their birthdays are 9 days apart and so normally we celebrate together with one party which both are still fine with. Since the party will … Continue reading It’s My Party, And I’ll Cry If I Want To Cry If I Want To, Cry If I Want To You Would Cry Too If It Happened To You