Random Things I’ve Learned From My Teenager

Definition of teenage : between 13 and 19 years old : relating to people who are between 13 and 19 years old :  of, being, or relating to people in their teens Source: Merriam-Websters Learner’s Dictionary As this definition is true, it says nothing of the teenager themselves.  It certainly does not prepare you for the teenager or explain their actions, their moods, their texting … Continue reading Random Things I’ve Learned From My Teenager

Accepting And Living With Alzheimer’s- Peach Cobbler Snack Cake

As I set across the table today from my beautiful 92-year-old Mother, who has Alzheimer’s disease, I realized that it didn’t really matter if she knew me or she didn’t.  She was happy, with me, talking to me, being with me …in the moment and the need for her to know who I was …seemed no longer important.  The fact that my mother didn’t remember the past, as to who I was, … Continue reading Accepting And Living With Alzheimer’s- Peach Cobbler Snack Cake

Being A Mom

Today is Mother’s Day, my day, for I am a Mom. I have the most amazing, rewarding and hardest job on the planet.  Being a Mom means so much to me.  From the very first moment that I saw that little face, to the first step, to graduation day and everything in between, my life has never been the same.  One big roller coaster ride of sorts, full of fun, with ups and downs, tears and laughter and the knowledge that I … Continue reading Being A Mom

All The Small Things

As I get older, I realize more and more that it is all the small things in life that truly matter.  Those little moments of the day that bring  joy, happiness and laughter, times spent with those who are most special to us. This morning I was feeling a bit blue.  There isn’t anything really, in particular, that caused this feeling …no, it was just there, as it is sometimes.   … Continue reading All The Small Things