Learning to French Kiss

One of my favorite things about little kids is how their interpretations of the world around them are so much different than ours as adults.  My daughter, Amber, is now 16; but,when she was little, she came up with some real doozies.  It’s not difficult to imagine my surprise and distress when she came homeContinue reading “Learning to French Kiss”

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God has a wicked sense of humor

I’ve often thought that God has a wicked sense of humor.  In my mind, I imagine Him to be much like the Far Side comic strip, sitting at His computer and watching the world with a goofy smirk on His face as he presses the key on his keyboard that reads, “Smite!”  I see HimContinue reading “God has a wicked sense of humor”

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“What the…What? Wednesday” – The Rules of Engagement

It’s What the…What? Wednesday!  I love this day because I have more fun looking for the bizarre news stories to bring to you! Apparently it doesn’t take a brain surgeon… This first story I have for you actually makes me a bit uneasy.   A Denver, Colorado brain surgeon, Dr. Steve Carr, was vacationing inContinue reading ““What the…What? Wednesday” – The Rules of Engagement”

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He’s Calling Your Name…

Over these last 16 years of parenting, I’ve learned a lot about the importance of delegation.  And, to my husband’s credit, he’s usually pretty good about picking up the pieces that I delegate to him in the arena of childcare.  With one exception:  anything that happens in the middle of the night.  If it happensContinue reading “He’s Calling Your Name…”

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Holiday Flashback!

Dear Readers: It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and – like many of the rest of you – I’ve decided to take the day off.  But never fear…I won’t leave you high and dry. Today’s post is a flash back to my very first blog on this site.  This article debuted on my blog for the firstContinue reading “Holiday Flashback!”

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Quips and Quotes Friday – May 25, 2012

It’s Quips and Quotes Friday!   Normally I try to bring you several quips and quotes to get you through the weekend, but the one I have for you today simply has to stand alone.  Once you’ve read it, you’ll realize that nothing can or should follow it! Let’s Not Talk About S-E-X Earlier thisContinue reading “Quips and Quotes Friday – May 25, 2012”

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Throw Mommy Under the Bus!

I’m not entirely sure why or how, but my children learned at a very early age that it’s fun to harass me.  That is to say that they’re always saying and doing things to give me a hard time, usually just for laughs or to see my reaction.  I’m not sure exactly where they learnedContinue reading “Throw Mommy Under the Bus!”

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She’s Alive!

Dear Readers: It’s What the…What? Wednesday!  Contrary to the rumors going around, you’ll be pleased to know that I am most definitely alive.  I did not succumb to some mysterious illness, nor did I have a fatal car accident and the search teams aren’t still looking.  I’m alive and well, but yesterday was an extremelyContinue reading “She’s Alive!”

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Sex Sells and Apparently So Does “Fifty Shades of Grey”

  Last week on this blog, I learned that “Sex sells.”  That’s not totally true.  I actually knew that, but y’all made me laugh when I hit an all-time-high number of blog viewers when the topic of last Wednesday’s blog was all about sex.  You guys kill me! While I have no intention of changingContinue reading “Sex Sells and Apparently So Does “Fifty Shades of Grey””

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Quips and Quotes – Friday, May 18, 2012

It’s Quips and Quotes Friday, and I’m late!  So sorry!  I thought I might be able to get by with skipping it today, but the hounds are at my door howling and wanting to know why there’s no blog.  Ack!  And these were people who assured me that they’d never seen my blog!  All IContinue reading “Quips and Quotes – Friday, May 18, 2012”

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