When They Cry I Cry…

Why is it that a mother feels the pain that her child suffers?  Over the years my heart has been broken each time my children’s hearts have been broken.  I have cried over the silliest things because at the moment it is what mattered to them.  I have always heard that twins can experience these…

Mittens is Three

If you are a mom (especially of an older child) then you know just how fast time goes by.  I’m mom to four bio babies and one step baby and I know for me I feel like motherhood has been a whirlwind.  My oldest has a child of her own, my next oldest is out…

Depression Won’t Win

  As women and moms we take on a lot in our everyday lives.  Between raising kids, working full-time jobs, playing maid, taxi driver, nurse, therapist, referee….among others it seems we always put ourselves on the back burner.  So, what happens when you plop a big ole’ platter full of depression and self-loathing on top…

Do YOU!

Have you ever just thought “What the fuck am I here for?  Who am I and what do I stand for”?   I will turn 41 in a month and honestly I still have clue what I want to do when I grow up or who I really want to be.  Sad I know.  I guess…

Unique

Being a mom to a child with special needs is NOT fun.  Here lately I have seen so many who seem to be “glamorizing” the whole situation or at least using it to find some kind of minute fame.  I’m mom to a 22 year old who was diagnosed with a few mental illness issues…

The Day That Stood Still

Today is July 10th, a day which will forever haunt me and remind me of how quickly life can change.  I have written about this several times so I apologize for the redundancy of the story but it plays such a huge role in who I am today.  The picture above is of my mama. …

Just a Thought

Please be advised that this is post will have some GRAPHIC pictures.  If you are easily disturbed please do not read.   As many of you know these days when you log on to Facebook chances are you will see a lot of negative things.  It seems the bad has really started outweighing the good…