I Miss Boredom

La Vie Est Belle

I Am Not Cool

The schools I attended were small private Christian schools. I don’t remember having trouble making friends, but I was not popular. I’m pretty sure that I tried to remain as anonymous as possible. I participated in three activities: choir, cheerleading,... Continue Reading →


I was pregnant twice in 2010. I was quite excited about the first pregnancy because the due date was my birthday. I suffered through morning sickness at work (ugh!). But something went wrong. The sickness dissipated early. The baby stopped... Continue Reading →

Mom Regret

I feel like I have done one of my children a disservice.


I’ve always felt like a weirdo. Throughout my school years, I was not interested in what was popular with my friends. My girl friends were into boys, make-up, fashion, and a certain type of music. I tried to be interested,... Continue Reading →

The Monster

There is nothing like going to a doctor’s appointment to discuss birth control and being politely informed that you are pregnant (again). My husband had two children before we married. We planned to have one together, but that one (The... Continue Reading →

The Distracted Genius

One of my sons, The Genius, has had an individual education plan (IEP) since preschool. His evaluation team report (ETR) indicates autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD). At the end of his year of preschool, the school... Continue Reading →

Getting My Feet Wet

I am the first one up in the morning, and the last one to go to bed at night. There's something about those first few and last few moments of the day that I treasure. No one is demanding my... Continue Reading →

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