Tag: parents

Keeping the Balance

Before I was a mom, I would get pictures from my mom friends of their kids in ridiculous situations. My response was always, “Oh my gosh are they ok?!?!” As a mom, now my responses is usually lots of laughing emojis followed by questions… Continue Reading “Keeping the Balance”

it’s time to change…

Let’s talk daylight savings. As a teacher and a mother, I hate the two times a year where we have to change our clocks. Why? Because it takes my children and my students over two weeks to adjust to the time change. This means… Continue Reading “it’s time to change…”

Tis the Season

It’s November. So as they say, “Tis the season!” But as I say, “Tis the season for sickness and hibernation!” Today, I’m here to share with you a few stories of what my holiday season looks like. In my house, the holiday season starts… Continue Reading “Tis the Season”

Suffering

In the year 2019 I lost one of the most important persons in my life, my grandmother. It has been hard to think that I will never see her again or that she may be gone forever. I would think that with her being… Continue Reading “Suffering”

I am beautiful

Every morning, my daughter runs out of her in a dress and sandals with socks. Some mornings she’ll have an added accessory like sun glasses or a baby doll. Whatever it is, she runs out and announces “I’M BEAUTIFUL!” If you ever need a… Continue Reading “I am beautiful”

I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE

You don’t have to be in a happy marriage to be a great Papa, but it sure does help.  I met my future wife in college around 2001.  She was the most beautiful thing I had ever seen.  I still remember the first time… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA CHP. 3 – THE IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE”

October is for Lawn Decorations

The Kid is obsessed with inflatable lawn decorations. Last December, we had to leave our house 5 minutes early everyday so we could drive past every house that had them in their yard. He knew which house had them and what they had. If… Continue Reading “October is for Lawn Decorations”

I AM PAPA / CHAPTER 2

Chapter 2 – The importance of a Papa My parents have been divorced since I was a small child.  For a good portion of my life I was raised by a single mother and lived with my grandparents.  That time with my grandparents is… Continue Reading “I AM PAPA / CHAPTER 2”

Potty vs bath time

I once asked a usually chipper coworker how she was doing. She responded that for the first time in her life, she had a headache from stress. Then proceeded to ask me if my body ever manifested my stress into physical ailments. Apparently, in… Continue Reading “Potty vs bath time”