:DRUM ROLL PLEASE: I didn’t get married to get a divorce, I didn’t get divorced just so that I can date. I honestly thought a long long loooooong time ago that I would get my “happily ever after”. I mean, who didn’t believe that after watching Beauty and the Beast? The Notebook? Titanic? I wanted […]Read More Social Media Killed the Dating World. Can someone make me a song for this?!
Ohhhhhh September, you woke me in more ways than one. I learned that I am stronger than I thought, smarter than I thought and way more patient than I ever thought I could be. September brought SO MUCH NEEDED change. A new job for start. And damn did I need that. I absolutely love my […]Read More Woke up in September. October, where did you go?
AND A VENT. This sucks. Life at this moment sucks. When I became a mom, I had always said that I wanted to spend my summers with my kids BUT…. Life got in the way. Divorce got in the way. And unfortunately, I’m not able to spend this summer with my boys. As a Special […]Read More …Summer is here… is it done yet…
Act 483. Xander and surgery. Today was both beyond scary and a huge relief. Alexander James, you were the most bravest little babe and mommy couldn’t be more proud of you. Xander has had non-stop ear infections since he was born. He has had 2 ear tube procedures and is still constantly congested. After consulting […]Read More ANNND, ACTION! Because my life is a revolving door.
Johnny has COVID-19…. AGAIN. Yes, AGAIN. He tested positive in January, as did me and Xander. He had no symptoms, just Xander and me. He woke up with 105.4 fever this morning, March 24th, 2021. Last thing I thought was: COVID. When I was pregnant with Johnny, I found out at my 20 week anatomy […]Read More COVID-19 in kids and what you don’t hear about. “The After Shock”.
My Johnny. My Xander. My why. I have said it before and I’ll say it again. When I first started teaching Special Education, never in a million years did I think that someday I would have, not one but TWO kids that would need Special Education. God only gives you what you can handle but […]Read More My 2 Little Ones
Single, Working Mama Life. Damn. I have gained a whole new perspective of what THAT is like. And never have I ever thought it would be like this. Once the decision to divorce was made, all I asked of my EX was to be amicable and to do what’s best for the children. Welllllllllll, that […]Read More …CO WHAT?
.The move. The same but different. The same: I still see my kids everyday, I get to bath them and tuck them in everynight with their favorite story and wake up to those smiling faces in the morning. Different: I don’t see them every weekend, only every other. I get home and have to rush […]Read More The SAME but… Different.
SOOO.. it’s happening, I’m getting a divorce and yes. I AM BLOGGING ABOUT IT. I am not blasting it all over social media.. I write about it in my own personal diary, as most should. On MY blog. I am allowed to do this, right? (insert eye roll). I do have a question: Why is […]Read More Ripping The Bandaid Off.
Seriously.. HOW?! Since going back to work, I’m finding the balance super frustrating. After having Johnny, I wanted to go back to work but daycare is basically like paying college tuition so that was a hard NO. Babysitters these days want $20-25 dollars an hour – WTF! I remember being paid $7 an hour! At […]Read More How do you manage IT ALL?! Especially in this CRAZY A$$ WORLD.
I hate toys. Yes, I said it, I HATE TOYS. They get everywhere, they are these huge plastic things that your kids will play with for about 2 seconds and then are done with, they crowd everything and get everywhere! SO, do my kids have toys? Yes. I’m not that mean of a mommy… depending […]Read More Keeping all the Toys Organized…