My Life May Be Many Things, but It’s Rarely Dull

We're still putting things back together after Hurricane Matthew. This will be a streaming sort of post; I could shoot for polished, but I want a finished product. My drafts folder is cluttered enough. The following story might paint a better picture of how this week is moving along: I cook more in the fall. … Continue reading My Life May Be Many Things, but It’s Rarely Dull

Parenting With ADHD Feels Impossible: Part 2 — A Better Morning & Insight Into My Oldest Son

  It's amazing how much better things look after a night of good sleep. I was vague yesterday, as I often am when trying to work out stuff in my mind. The short: This summer has been full of challenges in a variety of realms, but both Gil and I have noticed an increase in … Continue reading Parenting With ADHD Feels Impossible: Part 2 — A Better Morning & Insight Into My Oldest Son

Balancing Mama-Care with Other-Care — Part 1

I was commiserating with a friend earlier about the struggle with the time change and how our kids just seemed off this week. Upon further reflection, I realized the part about my kids isn't all of the problem. Yes,¬†bedtime has been more difficult than usual because they can't fall asleep. Mornings feel like war, and … Continue reading Balancing Mama-Care with Other-Care — Part 1

Here I Go Again With the Ugly… Part 1 — Piers

I'm procrastinating and avoiding. I'm showing up here because I have to process some heavy things, and blogging is available and cheap. Life has been stressful lately... for multiple reasons. I'll start with the first one: We began the new year with lots of doctor visits for Piers. Nothing is conclusive yet. The short version … Continue reading Here I Go Again With the Ugly… Part 1 — Piers