The boys are in their 4th full week of camp. We had a rocky start. Lots of tears, begging, and separation anxiety. They cried too. I have a few reflections on school camp. 1. Other moms scare me. I just don’t know how one handles a preschooler and an infant. Just when I thought my … More Reflections
It’s been an emotional week. Filled with lots of tears, lots of second guessing, and lots of worry. In times like these, children can really put things into perspective. Things said by crank and spank while Charlie (our cat) was dying this week. 1. We can get in a big airplane and visit him in … More For the love of crank and spank
Someone told me having a pet is like selling your soul to the devil. They give this amazing happiness and unconditional love but then the devil comes knocking for them. Some of the hardest moments in my life have been saying goodbye to a furry family member. This time is no different. Saying goodbye has … More Some of the greatest people I know have fur.
Look at that bling…. You know how it feels when you finally find missing puzzle pieces…sometimes they are under the couch, sometimes they are hidden in the pantry, and sometimes, someone put them in the litter box. (Okay, maybe that last one is just my house, but still you get the point.) And sometimes they … More Missing pieces of the puzzle
First, happy new year. Life has been crazy, as you might imagine. Raising twin boys and a man child is exhausting especially during the holidays. I was asleep before the ball dropped and it was amazing. Forgive me while I deviate from my normal sarcastic posts about crank and spank. Today I need some therapy. … More Happy Father’s Day