Monthly Archives: October 2011

when consitency gets hard.

Right now staying consistent with my young “adults” is difficult. Both are now unemployed do to no fault of their own. this means for the first time they must hit the streets (or the internet) and fill out applications and … Continue reading

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consistency

Before I begin tonight’s post,an update: No baby yet. I read quite a few adoption blogs. Some are moms (and it is mainly moms that blog) that have kids at the same stage of life as I do,some have kids … Continue reading

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here again,back again or is my daughter going to have her baby soon?

I (or should I say my husband) has put enough miles on our little Toyota to be several states away. Every time I think it is safe to come home,my poor daughter starts contracting This has meant three to four … Continue reading

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boring is good

Absolutely nothing exciting is going on. As my brother often says,”Boring is good.” We did get a boat load of yard work done yesterday. My teens/young adults tend to work like roadside construction workers-one holds the shovel while the other … Continue reading

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slightly surreal

Yesterday I received two phone calls that struck me as a bit surreal. The first was from Youngest son’s CPS case worker. It seems that after a year of our Blue Cross being billed for all of his medical stuff … Continue reading

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waiting yet again for the washer repairman and cooler weather

I am old enough to remember the old lonely Maytag repairman commercials. This was of course back in the day a company was proud to make an appliance that didn’t break down. My in-laws still have the washer and dryer … Continue reading

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things I learned from a nearly three year old

Chutes and Ladders is actually a sports game. Baseball played on a chutes and ladder game board is actually contact baseball. The batter (pink girl) is always the batter and the batter is tackled (by other kids)once she hits the … Continue reading

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conundrum

I realize this is an ongoing theme this past year. I am sure it gets old to read about. But,still….. How does one parent “adults” that act more like twelve to fifteen year olds,but appear “normal” to those who do … Continue reading

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irs-still

Today was the day in which the IRS assured us they would definitely,probably,more than likely,perhaps,it was just an arbitrary date thrown out there to keep you from assuming we didn’t have a clue,have resolution to our burning 2010 refund question-would … Continue reading

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birthday boy

My middle son turns nineteen today. Where does the time go. He came to us nine years old with a written history of a juvenile offender. He was on adult doses of anti-psychotics and was level four in a five … Continue reading

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