Monthly Archives: September 2011

ponderous ponderings of possible portent

How’s that title for alliteration? To be aware of your child’s short comings is not the same as not loving them. To make hard decisions when there are no good outcomes does not mean lack of effort. To protect one’s … Continue reading

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life

I m back at my oldest daughter’s watching my two year old grandson and his dramatic sneezing. He even has his cars sneeze. theses are not little kerchew’s. Nor are they mid level noisy achoo’s. These are ear splitting, violent … Continue reading

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a new day

Well,I laid down the law yesterday. I told my fifteen year old that if I found,or suspected him of using electronics during his school week he would be tomato staked to my side for the foreseeable future. I told him … Continue reading

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fallout and hurt feelings-mine

I really,really,really need to get a grip on my expectations for this set of kids. I keep wanting a relationship with them. Perhaps a bit of conversations. Perhaps even an acknowledgment that I do in fact exist. They are in … Continue reading

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mom’s revenge

While we still have no rain,the heat has finally broken. We have had lows in the sixties and highs in the low nineties. It is time to get some yard work done. My children woke up and popped out of … Continue reading

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a better day

Today was a better day. For one thing my husband was home. Having an intelligent adult to talk to was wonderful. Also,there has yet to be much fall out from my time away from home. I know that it doesn’t … Continue reading

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I’m back

I have spent the past three days with my eldest who is officially on bed rest. I could have borrowed a lap top and used actual high speed internet while I was there;but I didn’t. I’m not sure why. I … Continue reading

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