Is anybody out there? Just making sure, because it's been nearly two months since the last time I published a blog post. I always say that a lot has been happening but when I say that I really mean it! So I guess I will take advantage of this social distancing/quarantine due to the COVID-19… Continue reading Hello?
I'm sure we have all heard the phrase "it takes a village" when it comes to raising children, mainly because it's entirely too true. As a child of divorced parents, the meaning behind this phrase came into play several times throughout my childhood. I was being raised by my Grandparents, with the help of my… Continue reading It Takes a Village
Am I the only one who finds themselves holding onto the people who push you away the most? The people who give you every reason to not hold on to them? I'm sure I'm not. I feel like I'm surrounded by them. For some reason or another, the Universe has dropped these specimens of human… Continue reading xx Toxic xx
May is Foster Care Awareness month! There is so much involved in foster care, so in honor of this month I am going to do my best to keep all of my posts related to the topic in some way or another. For day one, I'm going to start with the question I get all… Continue reading Foster Care Awareness Month
Today was S's first day of high school. It's her fourth first day of high school this year and the poor girl was shaking like a leaf all morning. Her previous high school had a graduating class of 13 students, the school in our area has a graduating class of over 300 students. I can't… Continue reading High School
Josh and I (somewhat) recently watched Eighth Grade, the move directed by Bo Burnham and I'm realizing now that in some ways we relive the moments of this movie every single day. The film is "coming of age story" about a thirteen year old girl, who is going through her last week of eighth grade.… Continue reading Middle School