Marriage & Divorce

Well there is no hiding it now.

Imagine my surprise while Twitter alerted me that DivorcedMoms.com had tweeted a link to me. Of course I click on it, and too my surprise and almost embarrassment - there is my story. There is my story, and there is my name. There was no hiding from this now, it was out there. I had… Continue reading Well there is no hiding it now.

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Life, Parenting

I’m calling Mom!

This is an example of daily phone calls with my daughter, when I call to check on them, or when she calls to tattle. Because, when all else fails, call mom. Enjoy!  Phone Call #1 Me: How is everything going at home? Are the boys being good? Did they eat breakfast? Gracie: Umm ya they… Continue reading I’m calling Mom!

Father, Life, Parenting, Stepparents

Okay, you be the Mom and I will be the kid!

I’m willing to venture a guess that almost any adult would choose to go back to being a child in a heartbeat. No bills, less stress, maybe do better in school the second time around and ENJOY those naps! I mean, life for our kids these days is just so hard, they get bored, they… Continue reading Okay, you be the Mom and I will be the kid!

Parenting, Stepparents

Being a Mom

Being a mom means more than having given birth to a child. Its loving and knowing a soul before you even see it. It’s carrying, and caring for a life completely depending on you for survival. It’s giving air to the lungs that grew with-in you, and sight to the eyes that will never see… Continue reading Being a Mom

Life

Tough moms blend with the lid off!

Okay, so it is hard... it really is. And, honestly if you haven’t thought to yourself “What the hell am I doing here, or dealing with this for?” at least once, you aren't doing it right. Stepping into, or welcoming someone into a blended family - is much more than just another pound of ground… Continue reading Tough moms blend with the lid off!

Father, Judgment and Loss, Life, Love, Parenting, Stepparents

If I could have a word with you

One of the most vital parts of being a parent is making mistakes. Mistakes are what causes growth and results in lessons and ultimately change. On a daily basis I make mistakes and there are times I lay awake at night reviewing those, and how I made them, why I made them – and how… Continue reading If I could have a word with you

Life, Parenting

KIDS…down right hilarious!

Eathen, age 7 Some of the best parts about being a parent is witnessing the honesty, the innocence and the down right hilarious statements that come from our children's mouths. They often happen in times that may leave us a tad embarrassed, or in moments when we as parents really needed to laugh...or at quiet… Continue reading KIDS…down right hilarious!