The Christmas Spirit

When the afternoon bell rang last Friday at school, I was out of work for an entire, heavenly week! WOOOOO HOOOOOO!!!! Chris headed to New York for a bachelor party this pas weekend, so I loaded the kids and Big Molly up and we headed to my mom’s for a weekend-long visit. When I found myself sitting in her sunroom on Saturday morning, drinking my morning coffee (which is really my morning Diet Coke because I don’t drink coffee…), I knew I had made the right choice. We spent the…

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Seasons of Grief

I had a rough day yesterday. I have this whole week off of work, and I planned to send the kids to school just on Monday so I could get some Christmas shopping done and go grocery shopping for Thanksgiving. I was actually looking forward to some time by myself. But I keep forgetting that days to myself are really difficult. It’s hard to keep your mind busy the whole time, so I ended up thinking about my dad a lot. Especially because the things I was doing were things…

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