Posts tagged with: parenting


Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you -Kahlil Gibran  ... Read More

In Practice

Last night was Sugar Biscuit’s first soccer practice. He was so excited to go, until he got there. I was busy with a late client, so Dozer drove him for me. As soon as he got there, the tears and... Read More

The Reset Button

This morning, I had an opportunity to check myself and my priorities. We’ve had a busy week, everyone was tired, and I was rushing to get us out the door and the little guy to preschool so that I could... Read More

Thoughts on “Home”

My boys and I went to see the new movie “Home” Saturday night. Dozer was away preparing for her competition yesterday in Miss Dallas Teen, so we snuck out for a kid movie. It was cute, with decent animation and... Read More

How May I Serve?

I’ve found that when you seriously ask the above question, and then wait for the answer, you get what you asked for. The doors get blown off your life, the wheels go missing, your Universe expands, and just when you... Read More

The Road

My friend just got a baby. As in, someone knew someone who knew my friend wanted to grow her family through adoption, and happened to know a birth mother looking to place her baby. Fourteen days later the baby was... Read More

Days Two and Three

***Please excuse any typos or poor writing. It’s all I can do to squeeze out the brain power needed to write this. After a somewhat failed shopping trip yesterday, we ventured out to one of our local free concerts in... Read More

That’s a Whole Lotta Boys You Got There…

It’s going well so far with the extra littles. There’s a been a lot this week in general with regards to my husband and his dad and trainings and end of school stuff, but we’ve done okay. No major behaviors,... Read More


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Dozer got a job, y’all!

Now I have two children who are part of the workforce! Maybe I haven’t fucked them up too bad, after all!!! Kidding. Mostly.  But anyway, I am SO proud of my baby girl who is bravely forging her way into... Read More