It is that time of year where we get pre-occupied with holiday parties and get togethers, and our kids start to get a little bored with homeschool. It is very easy to want to take a break for a while, but instead of giving into the break, maybe you should step back and find some ways to add life into your homeschool day once again.
I really thought we were done with this. I thought last year when he got laid off that it was a sign that maybe he could find another job, something that paid decently. I thought we could be that family I envisioned where he comes home every night, and we have family time. Instead, I … Continue reading The Reluctant Oilfield Wife
I have sat down so many times over the last several months to write, only to come up with nothing. Sure, I have posted here and there. Yes, my health problems, which also created brain fog, had a bit to do with everything. However, my biggest problems was that I came to terms that before … Continue reading Taking back the stories
Someone asked me what my word for 2016 could be the other day, and it took me until just now to realize that my word is Forward. The last few years have been pretty tough, and the last year or so has brought a lot of changes, some of which have been hard to process. … Continue reading Word for the year: Forward
In June, I ended up being life-flighted to the hospital with symptoms of a stroke. As it turned out, I did not have a stroke, thank goodness. However, I had a major setback in dealing with issues from a traumatic brain injury from years ago that involved being struck by a vehicle while I was crossing the street. All the progress I have made over the years and all the things from my TBI that I have tried to hide and pretend that it was nothing has all come back to haunt me in a bad way.
Before becoming a parent, I think we all have this dream of how it's going to be when we have a kid. I seriously thought that I would have some velvet clad children or something...yeah I know, delusional. Anyways, things never go the way they are supposed to with a baby in the equation, so … Continue reading Whatever Works
Learn how to make a simple TARDIS cosplay for your little one!