Happy February!

I'm back! I attempted several drafts...in December...then in January, trying to succinctly sum up last year and offer hope for 2017. But truthfully, I've been a little down. 2016 was a good year for Grief Happens. I posted regularly, saw an increase in views and gained more followers, but for some reason, rather than feeling … Continue reading Happy February!

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Parenting Is Like That Old-School Rap Song From Eighth Grade

Where to begin . . . I realized on Tuesday, during the bewitching hour (that would be anytime from 5ish pm until my little ones are deeply slumbering), that Wednesday was a holiday. Which means. . . NO SCHOOL! I'm slowing getting used to a new school schedule that's vastly different from our former school … Continue reading Parenting Is Like That Old-School Rap Song From Eighth Grade

How to Get Out of a Funk — A Few Tips from a Serious Attempter

1 — Send the husband and children off to school and work.  This is crucial.  I can not stress enough the importance of not having to attend to little people and/or big ones.  They must go.2 — Eat something for breakfast.  Put something in your system.  This morning I had a Clifbar, an apple and … Continue reading How to Get Out of a Funk — A Few Tips from a Serious Attempter