Being Mom, My Personal Perspective, Orlando Adventures, Step-Parenting To Do's

Wrapping Up The Magic of Christmas

I don't really remember the day mom finally confirmed the dreaded rumors that Santa was merely a figment of the imagination because it never really made a difference.  Even as I took my turn as a teenager playing Santa for my younger brothers I never stopped believing in the magic of him. As a child… Continue reading Wrapping Up The Magic of Christmas

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Being Mom, Communicating Love, My Personal Perspective, Step-Parenting To Do's

We Could Seem So Dull

It all starts in a simple cardboard tube where small black marbles are meticulously crammed.  It was perhaps my favorite of science experiments, though still far to over my head to comprehend the point it was supposed to be making.  Something about reactions, something about combustions. I recall a chemistry teacher standing before a map… Continue reading We Could Seem So Dull

Step-Parenting To Do's

Post-Divorce Boundaries: Where is the Line?

My dear husband separated from his ex-wife more than 5 years ago.  I came into the picture during the divorce proceedings, as I went through my own.  I'm sad to say for my husband that while my ex and I had absolutely no disputes, and the mediator called it the smoothest divorce he had ever… Continue reading Post-Divorce Boundaries: Where is the Line?

My Personal Perspective, Step-Parenting To Do's

Meeting My Stepchild For The First Time

I stood in the long, gray corridor just before room 208. I needed a moment, a moment to ponder, to catch my breath before I’d knock. Was I ready for this? Was this the right timing, was it too soon? How much of this is me being ready, or just giving into the ongoing pressure?… Continue reading Meeting My Stepchild For The First Time

Being Mom, Communicating Love, homeschool, My Personal Perspective, Step-Parenting To Do's, Toddler Tendencies

Medieval Times: A Lesson on the Human Dynamic

There has been a struggle of seeing the human factor in people with our generation.  We are so out of touch with community, consumed with our Facebook, Instagram, SnapChats, and blogs that we are missing a human connection.  We look at a man who knocked up a liquor store on the news, and we categorize… Continue reading Medieval Times: A Lesson on the Human Dynamic