There is a Name for That, Dysgraphia

Sophisticated and Sarcastic Kid

There is a Name for That, Dysgraphia. Our youngest son is in 4th grade.   His name is Peter and he is smart and funny and people are drawn to him. He is an old soul with an inventors heart and a playful laugh. He is so smart one time he enrolled himself into a homeschooling program. […]

Four-leaf clover patch…Peter’s Tiananmen Square


We have something amazing. We have our own little patch of good luck. We have an entire patch of four leaf clovers that come back year after year. I walk out of our front door every day and that little patch of four leaf clovers reminds me of how lucky we are. How blessed our […]

Cat Burglar vs Bird Lady


Have I ever told about the time I called 911 when Jim was in Washington DC for six weeks and I was home alone with three little boys? It was terrifying and of course it turned out to be funny because I was, as usual, embarrassing myself. Someone had the front door and was shaking it […]

I know it looks like I am a stripper but the wig is actually my husbands.

My mother-in-law took my husband to his first concert at 8.  Kiss. How is he not in prison?

Have you ever felt like your kids school’s teachers and staff think you are disheveled, bonkers or possibly a stripper?  Well, after the story I am about to tell you you will realize that my kids principal and school counselor probably think I am all three.   The night before the first day of school and because this was our first year […]

The Boy Wants Gin on a Snow Day?

Selfie Snow Angel Fail

I don’t know where you live but here in North Carolina we’re getting snow days. North Carolina is drunk. You may already know I am not a big fan of snow or winter or anything having to do with wearing a coat. Yesterday was a magical snow day for us after I was reminded to […]