A Strong & Confident Woman is Not a Bitch.

I frequently tell my kids they don’t have to make everyone happy. Because it’s not a reality. Some people love being miserable and that’s ok too. You can try to cheer up someone who is down but eventually that person is in charge of their own happiness and has to make the decision to be… Continue reading A Strong & Confident Woman is Not a Bitch.

Spring Has Sprung But I Still Have The Stupid Winter Blues

It’s the first day of Spring and it’s rainy and 58 degrees where I am. They are calling for thunderstorms later, then snow/sleet in the morning. For. The. Love. Living in North Carolina is wonderful but you can actually have all four seasons in one day here. But that’s not my issue today. Yes I … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung But I Still Have The Stupid Winter Blues

College Spring Break Ain’t For The Weak Hearted.

As I am writing this my fingers are still numb from an earlier lacrosse game where it was below 40 degrees and I froze my A@@ off. But I love my kids! I’m on my second cup of coffee and scalded my tongue so now you know how my day is going. AND it’s the… Continue reading College Spring Break Ain’t For The Weak Hearted.

Facebook Fake News & Fake People

Is it just me? Do you get annoyed with people’s fakeness on social media like I do? No one can possibly  have a perfect life, spouse, kids, pets, job…. right? Why can’t people just be real? Why is it always Fake News? (‘Dirty Laundry’ by Don Henley plays in background) I mean we all know… Continue reading Facebook Fake News & Fake People

Why We Shouldn’t Arm Teachers With Guns. And Reason 1,287 Why I Drink.

Ugh. I don’t usually like to talk politics on social media or in my blog. But, since I have been an early education administrator, I feel the need to at least say something about the subject. I promise not to go all bat shit crazy on the topic.  First, let me say that I think… Continue reading Why We Shouldn’t Arm Teachers With Guns. And Reason 1,287 Why I Drink.

I Admit I Am a Stationeryaholic. I Love Pretty Papers & Invites.

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. Meaning I get paid! (How else am I going to pay for my kids to go to college?) But while I am paid, it is MY opinion of the products!  So when BasicInvite.com contacted me about doing a sponsored post I was like, duh! I did check out their… Continue reading I Admit I Am a Stationeryaholic. I Love Pretty Papers & Invites.

My Big Headed Kids & Empty Nest Readiness.

Hellooooooooo! (Ms. Doubtfire voice) So let’s talk empty nest readiness. Are you ready for them to GET OUT? (Amityville Horror voice). I’m sure no parent is really ready for them all to leave home for good. And to keep from crying about it I do the following:  Think of all the grocery money I’ll save… Continue reading My Big Headed Kids & Empty Nest Readiness.