Exciting and Terrifying Beginnings

Alright alright I know it’s been awhile. I haven’t dropped the ball I promise I’ve just been juggling other balls while I kept this one tucked under my chin. It’s time to release the ‘blog’ ball once again. Let it fly! Let me tell you right off I’m in Canada (yippie!). The flight here wasContinue reading “Exciting and Terrifying Beginnings”

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! Also, SAHM Survival Guide eh?

Happy Almost Mother’s Day! Have you called your mother lately!? I call my mom so much she’s like…sweetie I love you but maybe stop calling me more than five times a morning while I’m at work? In any case, it’s time for an episode of…SAHM Survival Guide eh? The anxious stay at home mom (orContinue reading “HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! Also, SAHM Survival Guide eh?”

April is National Poetry Month Y’all!

 So April is national poetry month! To celebrate I’ve written two new poems about my two favorite people: Ellie: She’s so wise A shy wonder Her perceptivity a marvel Her resiliency surprising Bouncy brown curls An open grin A flash of small white teeth, laughing with me now Arms shaking Eyes narrowed Taking what she wantsContinue reading “April is National Poetry Month Y’all!”

THE RETURN OF THE BLOG

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Being A Better Angela Right Now, Eh? Or, at least, a happier one.

We’re driving home today from school and my little guy starts fussing. “Jacket (pause) OFF, Mommy.” I glance in my rearview mirror and he’s pulling at the hood of his big, puffy green winter jacket (it was 34F here today!) and struggling with his car seat buckle and making adorable grunts of frustration. He’s spittingContinue reading “Being A Better Angela Right Now, Eh? Or, at least, a happier one.”

Bringing Big-Picture Love to Small-Picture Life

My kids go to a mommy’s day out program twice a week (when they’re not contagious). So like once a month, I pile us into the van and I drop them at this place that loves kids, everyone’s kids, and takes such good care of them and it feels wonderful and relaxing. Then I eitherContinue reading “Bringing Big-Picture Love to Small-Picture Life”

A Renewed Vigor for Health. Or, Ange, the Almost Saint

Quickly – I just want to say…nothing against the Rams but it should be the Saints tonight – having said that, may the best team win! Alright, I did miss last weeks blog. For the first time in almost four years of blogging weekly! Wow I’m nerdier than I thought. Anyhoo – last weekend allContinue reading “A Renewed Vigor for Health. Or, Ange, the Almost Saint”

Saints Super-Bowl Hopes and Potty, Potty, Potty

It’s January twentieth and I can see green grass. I live in Conroe, Texas, and my garden awaits my future attempts – fertile, expecting, hoping. I am healthy, expecting, and hoping. Not like, actually expecting, like I’m pregnant, which I am NOT, thank you. But expecting good things. Having said all that, you need toContinue reading “Saints Super-Bowl Hopes and Potty, Potty, Potty”