It blew my mind that I almost got scammed. Not that I believe that I am better than others that have gotten scammed, actually it is more so that I doubt the ‘to good to be true’ so much that sometimes I know I miss opportunities. This time though, I did the research and while … More Almost Scammed
Today is Jorjia’s 4th anniversary for her sobriety. It’s kind of like it is her re-birthday. Her new life of sobriety started 4 years ago today. ￼ I remember celebrating the daily, weekly and monthly victories; as she began this walk. 100 days which then led into 6 months, and finally that 1st year clean … More Happy 4th Re-Birthday!
Getting that unexpected call during the night made my heart pound. I instantly began to wonder what was wrong. The voice on the other end of the line was sobbing uncontrollably. My chest tightened. “I’m so sorry mommy. I am so sorry. I can’t stop mom. I can’t.” My heart sank. Terror filled me. My … More Just One More Drink
Parenting tip: Wrap up a few empty boxes and place them under the Christmas Tree. Warn the children that each time they misbehave you will throw one into the fire. Sounds like it may be pretty good logic to help encourage good behavior? Well, I have a friend that is quite a jokester – Victor … More Failing as a Parent
Ok… double check those seat belts… the captain is going to try something new this morning!!! Oh dear! Maybe not what you want to hear when boarding your flight! I’m an avid traveler though, and totally appreciate a sense of humor with the flight attendants. The jokes mentioned here are from Southwest Airlines a year … More Final Call for Boarding Flight…
I look at my clock. Three and a half hours so far… breakfast now is just a distant memory. We are at the doctor’s office, doing testing for allergy to medication. I knew it would be an ‘all day process’ but I guess somehow, I thought it would be like some of those types of … More Breakfast Bar Crumbles
“Don’t throw life jackets to people that God is trying to teach to swim” Orrin Woodward. Orrin is a leadership expert, motivational speaker and community leader. You may need to read that line a couple of times to get what he was putting out there for us. I know that I did! This morning as … More Not a Life Jacket Moment
Are you kidding me? In the most magical place on earth, walking amongst all of the hustle and bustle and happiness one can imagine, I see a man carrying an infant in a front baby pouch. This infant looks to be so small that he/she can not even hold up their head for more than … More Here’s Looking At You, Kid!