Monthly Archives: August 2009

Tug Of Love!

I blogged about the frustrations of parenting my 14 year old. My cousin, my sweet, smart cousin, Cynthia, wrote a comment in response to it saying… “ it doesn’t help to know that 14 is when they are struggling to … Continue reading

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Caution!

Last night I had a hundred different things I needed to write. I was too tired. Yet I couldn’t stop the thoughts from flowing. I was thinking of all the things that parents do, good and bad. I was thinking … Continue reading

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A New Way…

Yesterday was the Father/Son Golf Tournament at the boys club. Sammy and Sanj were a team. Tyler asked a Mr. Neilson (fellow golfer, family friend, father to fellow classmate…) to be his fill-in dad. They had a great day together. … Continue reading

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Rejuvenated!

It has been a stressful summer for those that serve on the board of our school. Financial issues have led to some families leaving and letting some teachers go. We are a family so it is so hard to accept … Continue reading

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A Batty Day!

Wow! Today was a full day. I am exhausted by the constant need of mommy today. Not so much the physical exertion but the emotional one. The boys were just busy and full of energy and then some. On the … Continue reading

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My Reality… Your Reality….

Today my girlfriend came up from Toronto.   We have known each other since my early days of marriage.  Our husbands played football together and we would hang out whenever we had the chance. Her kids are in their 20s. … Continue reading

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The Bracelet

My sweet Tyler suffers from self afflicted anxiety.   There are some things that stress him out yet over the years and we have really worked at this.   Yet now that he is of the age to initiate something things such as … Continue reading

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I Don’t Really Have A Title…

I am stalling… as there is a very gross bathroom I have to clean before bed! I just baked a blueberry cake… well I am waiting to make sure it turned out. At the grocery store, if you spent over … Continue reading

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Love Me… Like Me….

I am not sure what the mother rules are… so I am probably breaking a big one… but is it OK to admit you don’t LIKE one of your kids? Probably not, eh? Well good thing I am not talking … Continue reading

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Lou Lou Skip to the Lou!

Living in a house full of men, I learn the funniest things. Women, we really are a very different sex. We just are. There really isn’t a better sex, just very different. Sanj comes home from being out and shares … Continue reading

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The Bed!

It is 5:42 a.m. and I am up.  This is not a typical thing but as I climbed back into bed I felt like I was climbing a sand dune! Our bed is a gadget bed.  It is one that … Continue reading

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My COUSIN…

I want to tell you about one of my cousins. Ujjal…. a.k.a James. We are one month apart. He is 6’6 and in drag is one of the prettiest ladies! Well… at least has one of the best bodies in … Continue reading

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Morning WWF…

It is morning… all are still asleep, except Sanj, who has been off to the gym a while ago.   I love this time of day.  It is perfect weather to snuggle into my blanket and shut my eyes and … Continue reading

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Nature Calls…

I am going to vent for a minute. I have bathroom issues. Most people have issues with public bathrooms. That is perfectly understandable. It is even normal. Most do not have issues in their own home. I usually go to … Continue reading

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Following Through!

If your life has any involvement in sports, you have definitely heard the phrase… “Follow through with your swing!” It is said in baseball and golf. I am sure it is used in other sports too. Following though is not … Continue reading

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Finger Exercise…

I am sitting down with the urge to write. What to write I am not sure… but just as an alcoholic needs a drink, I am feeling the need to write. This morning I took Josh in to his classroom … Continue reading

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Change and Being Part of that Change…

Change! It is a word that can cause all sorts of discombobulation to a soul! Over the past couple of years our school has had to go through significant changes. It has changed the essence of our school. Is that … Continue reading

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Dreams and Passions!

Last night I went to see Julie and Julia. I loved it! Both actresses were fabulous! I watched my own emotions and thoughts being played out on the screen. I loved that search for what both women were meant to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom…

Today is my mom’s birthday. I am so grateful to her for many things yet the most important was having me!  I have so much of who I am today because of her and her life journey. I wish her … Continue reading

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Peace Be Still!

Tonight while I was at hockey camp with Zachary, I heard people mumbling about tornadoes nearby.  As we headed home, sure enough we could see ugly clouds. Just as we pulled into the drive, the lightening put on quite a … Continue reading

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