PMDD Two

Temporary Insanity: Surviving Life with PMDD, Part 2

Yes, that third pregnancy sent “normal” completely out the window.  I used to watch those commercials that would come on for “that new diagnosis called PMDD,” and outwardly I’d scoff, “here we go with another label to throw prescription drugs at,” and inwardly I’d say, “THAT SOUNDS JUST LIKE ME.” …

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Homeschooling with Tablets

The kids received something extra special under the Christmas tree..and I’ve been putting it to good use. They all got their own tablets, and they are loving them. Tablets! Each of them?? Yes, sirree. But hang on now, you need to know two things.   1.)  I got a REALLY …

New Year Mantel

Simple New Year Mantel Decor

I know what some of you are thinking (ahem: MOM.) My definition of “simple” may not be *your* definition of simple. Some of you have a clock and two candlesticks on your simple mantel. (I call that minimalist. I am clearly not a minimalist… so roll with it just a …

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Every Year Needs a Bucket List (2014)

As I mentioned in my last post (“When You Feel Like You Flunked Out of Last Year,”) I almost didn’t want to make a “bucket” or “To Do” list for this year. I almost decided to leave it blank and let life just happen. (Life IS going to go on …

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When You Feel Like You Flunked Out of Last Year

I wouldn’t say that last year was a total failure. After all, it got off to a great start. I just don’t feel like ended well, and I don’t “FEEL” like I exactly “passed” either. So after brooding over not getting enough done around the house, spending too much time …