Monday, May 9, 2016

Bullying 101

Five little girls in Delaney's class at school have formed a pact

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Mother's Day

Whitney had to work so we went to the restaurant where she works and we sat in her section for lunch. :)   


I then got my other kids to take a quick pic outside the restaurant. :) 

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Livin' and Lovin' Life with Pics

I love being the mom to many. 
Many children of many different ages. 
Array of various activities.
So many first and so many lasts. 
Walking with them through the many stages of their lives.

So many of my friends are all kinds of emotional about having a graduating senior. I honestly have

Friday, April 1, 2016

making an exception

Visited J this week.  In my opinion we had a decent visit and a good conversation.  If you ask J he probably has a different take on our visit.

Five minutes after I got there he was asking to go back to the unit. The conversation had stalled and he was "bored" so he was ready to leave. I thought of more questions and reeled him back in. :)  Then the conversation took an unexpected turn...

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

we must never forget

I agonized over the perfect time to tell them.

I rehearsed and replayed in my mind what I would say.

I thought and over-thought my decisions concerning this situation and put it off as long as I felt I could and should.  

I tried to predict what questions they would ask and how I would best answer them honestly without hurting them more than they would already be hurting at the news.