Monthly Archives: August 2010

Farewell…

Dear Friend… or someone I thought was my friend… (x3)… What happened?  What did I do?  What happened to the sentiments of “where were  you my whole life?” Or what about the sentiment of “I can read people… and I … Continue reading

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Tuesday… and counting…

It’s 9:39 a.m. and most of my older ones are still sound asleep.  How in the world are we going to wake up on Tuesday for school is beyond me!  I even sent them to bed last night at 9 … Continue reading

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The Marriage Lease

This is something that I coined up for Sanj a few years ago.  Let me preface this with “I love my husband very much.  The good in him I love to death.  The bad and the ugly I tolerate.”   … Continue reading

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The Office!

As I am getting things in order, I am getting excited about the possibility of structure in my life!  🙂 Structure in  my life may actually be a successful possibility!  🙂  Sanj apparently read my “schedule” for myself and asked … Continue reading

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Sorry! I’m Really Sorry!

Oh, What a Night!  This particular expression usually leads to a story of what a night in a good way… right?  Wrong.  So, last night, the 3 middle boys had hockey camp in the evening, during this time, Sanj and … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking DISCIPLINE!

The countdown is on… BOO!!!  2 weeks and my babes will be off to school, back to routine, homework and lunches.  BOO!!! I have so enjoyed the summer with the boys.  I am not in a hurry for school to … Continue reading

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Hook, Line and Sinker

I had the most delightful afternoon yesterday.  What this means is aside from the usually fighting and whining, aside from wondering why I ever thought I could ever parent 6 boys… aside from my throbbing finger that got hooked and … Continue reading

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Precious and Precocious!

Today was a busy day.  The boys, 4 of them, are in ball hockey camp till noon.  Boy, getting them up and out was ugh!  The countdown till school starts is too soon.  I still have so much to do! … Continue reading

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Cry or "Coddle?"

On my facebook wall, I tagged a link to an article called “Coddle or let the kid cry? New research awakens the sleep-training debate“ in the Globe and Mail.  You need to read this article that is attached to the link, … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Fence

Today I finished a book about this married lady who had an affair.  It was a bad book.  I hated that I needed to finish it but in the end I felt like I had wasted my time. It is … Continue reading

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Raising Boys…

Raising Boys… being a girl I feel as if I missed out on the handbook.  They are so different in so many ways and yet so alike.  Already I see the whole Men are from Mars coming out … and … Continue reading

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900th Blog

As I have been writing, I have been eying the number blog I am on.  I kept seeing 889… and seem to be stuck forever to get to 900!  This is my 900th blog!  Yah me.  Of course this is … Continue reading

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Spiraling…

I am falling… I can feel it.  The first question Sanj will ask is “are you taking your little white pill?”  Truth?  No, I haven’t.  I didn’t take it the last few days.  Why?  Well, once in the cabin, I … Continue reading

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One LIttle, Two Little, Six Little Indians…

Home Again!  We were off for 10 days… Maryland and then off to Pennsylvania.  We went to Indian Camp.  What is Indian Camp?  In Maryland, where there is an abundance of Indians, they have their own Adventist church.  They rent … Continue reading

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Reality of Life…

Back to the realities of life again.  It doesn’t take more than a few seconds to forget that I was ever in vacation mode.  For me, a vacation is not having to cook, clean or do laundry.  Being off with … Continue reading

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A Day in DC…

Today was one of those days that so much happened that I want to blog just to have the memory for the boys!  It was our day in DC… I was not really looking forward to it as it was … Continue reading

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DC

I am in  DC, well, technically, Columbia, Maryland which is where my youngest brother lives.  It is home to my mom and numerous cousins as well. The drive here was uneventful, which is always a good thing, when a mom … Continue reading

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