I’m Homesick

My mother will be so proud. I’m homesick and not for Hawaii… Shocking, I know.  So I’m sure you’ve seen this since it’s be shared roughly a bajillion times. I promise you it doesn’t matter how many times I watch it, my eyes get...
When Teens Are Fun

When Teens Are Fun

My life with teens includes many moments where I embarrass them, mostly purposefully. There are a few when I embarrass myself, mostly not on purpose. There are the pull your hair out miscommunication moments. There are the scheduling nightmare moments. There are the...

Oh September…Don’t Make Me Hate You Too

When Arleigh and Hanan were in preschool I started to despise that last week of school before Christmas. The programs, the parties, the gift buying… I couldn’t fit it all in. Then as they got older I found myself saying the last weeks of school would kill...
Manic Mondays

Manic Mondays

I so looked forward to the start of school and the schedule it would provide. Then we made it through our first week. We hit Monday. This was my Monday. Arleigh stayed home from school. She sort of looked like Gollum from Lord of the Rings when she woke up…or...
Our Washington Spirit

Our Washington Spirit

So after yesterday’s excitement, or more like thick in the middle of it, Bria got an extra special treat. Megan Oyster from Washington Spirit came to practice to work out with the girls. I totally missed her playing with Bria because I had to pick Hanan up at...
The One About The Bus

The One About The Bus

Bria had a seriously cool night last night. If you’ve seen my Facebook, you’ll know what I’m talking about. It was exciting but not quite as exciting as my afternoon. So, we drew the short straw this year. Our elementary school has the latest start....