It’s the most, wonderful time of the year! Or is it? Depends on what one is led to believe on social media. Are we supposed to be happy our kids are going back to school, or are we supposed to be sad...
I went to buy a gift for my boy I asked the clerk show me his best toy He scoffed, and said "this one’s his" A brown box, that’s it? He gave it to me and I took it I handled the weight and...
Fear is a four letter word - that nasty shoulder resident that whispers horrible things in your ear - “you could never do that” or “don’t try that, you’re going to fail”.  So often, we end up listening to...
School is about to be out and our little munchkins will need some fun for all that extra time. Sure there will be fun vacations, but they're normally far and few apart. What about the regular days where you...
Infertility has its own language--one in eight women know it all too well. The world of IVF, IUI, and FET, all shorthand for different fertility procedures, is complicated. And while the causes of infertility are varied, the heartache of...
I have a vague memory of putting my foot in my mouth at work about 15 years ago. My co-worker was telling me that her partner didn't work because she has Fibromyalgia. "Isn't that just a diagnoses for lazy people?"...
Being a SAHM (stay at home mom) has been a challenge for me. Even while I was pregnant becoming a SAHM wasn’t the path I planned on taking – it was one that just sort of happened due to...
Today I noticed a nest with eggs in the middle of one of my ferns that was hanging on my front porch. At first I did not know what to do but thanks to the advice of my wonderful facebook...
I’m not one to make New Year’s resolutions. Part of me thinks they are stupid. Do people even keep their resolutions? I feel like most people get to February and then they are over it. I’m sure you all...

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