Get Your Move On

We moved a week ago Friday to a quaint little town in Northeast Georgia about 15 minutes from the University of Georgia, home of...

Along Came a Spider

My youngest daughter left for college seven weeks ago.  Though I have not seen her, I have kept in constant contact with her via...

Say Hello to My Friends

Happy Saturday!  Today, I want to share two of my friends and blogging buddies with you; one you’ve met here on my blog and...

Good Help IS So Hard to Find

Today’s post is a revamp of a post I wrote in March 2010.  Hope you enjoy and, if you do, feel free to share...

Rafts, Prom Dresses and Belly Dancing

It was a gorgeous weekend in Atlanta.  The temperature on Saturday hovered around 70 degrees Fahrenheit with a breathtaking blue sky.  Not wanting to...

Odds and Ends

I would love to tell you my days are spent beachside being served frozen cocktails by a toned and tanned cabana boy who looks...

The Best Parenting Advice I’ve Ever Received

On Tuesday I shared facts about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and that I am the parent of a child with fetal alcohol syndrome. ...

It’s Not Just for Pets Anymore

I worry about my husband.  He is handsome, smart, articulate, creative,  a great father and husband, yet I worry.  Given the qualities he possesses...

No Boys Allowed!!

Long before I became a parent, I dreamed of becoming a parent.  It was one of my heart’s fondest desires.  I always imagined myself...

Birthday Challenge

My 49th birthday is in three days, which means (big gulp) my 50th birthday is in 368 days.  This is not something I have been looking...

Have you met my daughter?

I don’t know why or how it happened, but I recently realized that I have become one of “those” moms who scopes out and chats up...

Forever Family

Yesterday was the 4th of July…our nation’s birthday.  Like many others across the USA, my family and I celebrated the day together enjoying fun in the...

Lost Boys (and Girls)

I was saddened, but not surprised when I read this morning that former teen idol Corey Haim had died at the age of 38...

Nature Walk

During the winter, I tend to hibernate.  I stay indoors, my body temperature feels like it’s just above freezing and my metabolism rate definitely...

Don’t Make Me Go All Donald Trump on You!

Today I had to have a stern talk with an employee regarding her appearance and attitude.  Basically, the conversation was one-sided and the gist...

Lookin’ all Halle Berry-ish and thangs

Christmas morning I opened a gift from my daughter, who is a hair stylist.  Inside was a box containing shampoo and conditioner.  Under normal...

Curling…really?

The only athletic ability I possess (if you can call it that) is walking.  I am not talking about power walking or hiking, just...

An Unexpected Blessing

My 13-year old son decided to try out for track this year and needed medical clearance to participate.  When he was an infant, I...

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Sometimes the decision to end a relationship with your cell phone provider can be a lot like ending a relationship with a boyfriend.   My daughter...

How May I Direct Your Call?

It is a trying time being the mother of a tween and teen boy, having to constantly resolve the conflicts and competition that arise...