First day of school. First day of fresh, new, blank slates.

Both girls are attending new schools this year. B is now in Middle School while E was transferred to a new school that is better suited to her needs. And I am a nervous wreck sitting here at home. I vacillate between holding my breath and opening random apps on my phone to keep my... Continue Reading →

How one kid got locked in the car while the other got her 2nd Covid Shot

2 kids got in the car with all of their necessary accessories. 1 kid was going for her 2nd Covid shot and both were going for their flu shots. E, the 9yr old, woke up with a raging bloody nose. That should have been red flag #1. This day was going to be...interesting.

Damn Plastic Wrap

But that damn plastic wrap won't budge. An unbreakable barrier. Not an impossible one. But a boss level barrier. I thought I had it all figured out. Then somewhere between taking the leap and flying - I fell atop a cloud on a no-breeze day. And it is here where I sit and watch each piece of my life balance on the precipice of surrender...or fight. I am tired. Am I not enough already?

Neurodivergent Unschooling Adventures: Step 2 – Procrastination

Today is technically the first day of school here in our PNW district. I knew this day was coming. I even prepared the kids to be ready to learn today. Her favorite backpack filled with all. the. goodies. And here we are. 1 kid is awake. Watching someone play a game on Youtube while she... Continue Reading →

Her cat ate what?!?!

Did you know that it is possible to not dread waking up on a Monday morning? I didn't. In fact….I am still waiting for the proverbial other shoe to drop. My alarm went off at 7am. I went back to sleep because I wasn't ready to wake up yet. Could barely keep my eyes open... Continue Reading →

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