Recent Posts by Meg

Five Days Away

By Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Leigh and I just spent five days away; it was glorious. As you know, Leigh is on a journey; my mom and her girlfriend thought it was the right time for her to have a break from her "situation". Which means, I also took a break because I'm supportive like that. Leigh's well-being improved daily, it seems taking a breather will do that to ...

Family Mission Statement

By Wednesday, March 22, 2017

I never considered making a family mission statement until my family fell apart. Isn't that just the way. Now that my girls are the product of a "broken" home, I'm all over it. The idea is not my brainchild, Meg gave it to me after she read what she describes as a very powerful book, Love Warrior. She also mentioned I ...

Four Month Break

By Wednesday, March 1, 2017

That's how long it has been since we last posted. Crazy. Those four months whizzed by. We saw Halloween, Christmas, New Years, multiple birthdays and tons of bullshit. Meg dyed her hair for the first time since the new millennium and remains firmly on her path to becoming a weird dog person. Leigh's four months have been a bit more heavy ...

Kids and Swearing

By Wednesday, October 12, 2016

There are a few red flags that alert you to the type of vocab your kids are slinging when you are not around. For instance, when I hear "Oh fudge", I'm pretty sure I have a little curser on my hands. No one uses "fudge" unless it's a substitution for its more aggressive, satisfyingly-lewd cousin, the f-bomb, or you're a fudge maker and ...

The Big Questions

By Wednesday, September 28, 2016

This is the start of a new series here on the blog, dubbed The Big Questions. Our kids, like all kids, can ask some really crazy shit. Sometimes it's entertaining, other times it's annoying, and then there are those occasions when we think, Huh, I'm an adult and have never considered that. This month's big questions: Why is Santa always ...

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