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Month: August 2017

Road Trip

Road Trip

After spending six hours in the car today, I am exhausted, stiff, and have a slight headache.  However the kids did not fight this time!  Major WIN! My lovely teenager listened to her music the entire ride.  The five year old brought lots of books to read.  I didn’t think that would keep her occupied and thought that there would eventually be a major fit.  I was wrong, and for once I LOVE that I was! We ran into the…

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You, Me, Myself, & I

You, Me, Myself, & I

How you see me and how I see myself may differ.  A lot. I see… Somewhat nice hair Hate my eyes, and smile Not liking the skin discolorations I have going on…damn thyroid gland. Love my chest, arms, thighs, legs & feet. Not feeling my stomach after the C-section I had.  It killed my abs. Not too fond of my personality (really wish I knew how to change it) I’m a pretty good dancer. Suck at cooking but great at…

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Amberly’s Story

Amberly’s Story

  In May 2008 I got pregnant. My husband and I were ecstatic but nervous. This was my third pregnancy. We set up the usual doctor appointments and everything checked out great. In July I had my first ultrasound. We were both very excited! The ultrasound tech nearly gave my husband a heart attack when she informed us there was more than one baby. We were having twins! My other two daughters were thrilled! Every month I had an ultrasound…

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Summer Homework

Summer Homework

Does your child’s school give them homework to do over the summer? My family and I are originally from Connecticut. In CT, the schools give the students summer reading to do and a math packet. This starts in first grade and carries on until they complete high school. We live in Pennsylvania, and have for about three years now. My teenage daughter and preteen daughter have not had summer homework since we moved here. My teenage daughter has some summer…

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Teens & Bedtimes

Teens & Bedtimes

Does your young teenage daughter have a bedtime?  Should young teenage girls have bedtimes still? First let me explain “young teenage daughter”.  By young, I am referring to the ages 13-15. I had taken notice that my young teenage daughter was staying up late (1-2 in the morning) chatting via text message and Facebook chat.  She is a good teenager with excellent grades, and my husband and I like her friends.  We just feel that she is staying up way…

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