Loss: How I Explained Death to My Toddler

In the last few weeks I have had three deaths in the family. Each being significant to me in there own way. The most recent being the absolute most difficult, most difficult out of all losses I have experienced. Meme (my dads mother) passed away this past week after a long battle. She was such … Continue reading Loss: How I Explained Death to My Toddler

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Day 2: First 15 songs that came on when I shuffled

1.) Wish you were here - Pink Floyd  2.)Concentrate - Demi Lovato     3.) strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles  4.) The Hills - The Weekend (Eminem remix) 5.) Him and I - G-Eazy ft. Halsey 6.)President Carter - Lil Wayne 7.) I Hate u, I love u - Gnash ft. Olivia O'Brien 8.) Tragic Ending - … Continue reading Day 2: First 15 songs that came on when I shuffled

PARENTING: UNDERSTANDING AND HANDLING YOUR CHILD’S UNIQUE PERSONALITY

If you are like me and have a toddler, I feel your pain. Those of you who have raised your children into teens or even adults now, I applaud your strength and patience (whats your secret?). Nothing about this parenting thing is easy and unfortunately, kids don't come with an instruction manual.(it would be helpful … Continue reading PARENTING: UNDERSTANDING AND HANDLING YOUR CHILD’S UNIQUE PERSONALITY

Grief: The Grieving Process

Everyone grieves in their own time and way, some more healthy than others, but all with the hope of the same outcome. I have experienced the loss of some extremely important people to me, and each loss I tend to grieve slightly different than the one before. I have had more then listed but these … Continue reading Grief: The Grieving Process

Accepting help: whether you think you need it or not

So as for accepting help, it is never easy, never. No matter if you know you need help or you are in complete denial, someone offering help can often feel judgmental or even condescending. This doesn't mean the persons intentions are in the wrong place, it is a hard thing, accepting the fact you can't … Continue reading Accepting help: whether you think you need it or not

Playing with sky: kids say the darnedest things

Today we decided to play outside since it wasn't too cold, and while we we're playing I couldn't help but write down some of the stuff Skylar was saying, she is too funny. "you can play after, but you gotta wait your turn .""NO! I wanted to get it! ""I think I wanna slow down"

Dads perspective on parenting: Q&A with my Bf

Okay so my boyfriend isn't Sky's biological father, but in more ways then not he is 100% her dad. He does everything for us and we are so lucky to have him in our lives. I wrote down fifteen questions and wrote word for word his answers 1. Q) Do you enjoy being a parent? … Continue reading Dads perspective on parenting: Q&A with my Bf