When the Shiny Moments Aren’t Shiny Enough or, Mom’s Emergency Sanity Kit

The holidays are my favorite time of year, a bright spot at the beginning of a dark time both literal and figurative.  It’s a time to gather with friends and family and eat too much, for some drink too much, and for still others a chance to bake too much.  Can one ever have tooContinue reading “When the Shiny Moments Aren’t Shiny Enough or, Mom’s Emergency Sanity Kit”

Breathing Through A Rough Week or Facebook Did you Miss Me?

I’ve had a bit of a rough week.  I know this is true both because I’m exhausted and cranky, but also because I’ve only been on Facebook twice. There was a moment today, when Benji was sleeping and Ellie and Bill were at the grocery store fetching us honey that I was finally able toContinue reading “Breathing Through A Rough Week or Facebook Did you Miss Me?”