12.12.12 (part 1)

"Okay Jordie, it's really time to get out now..." my dad calmly explained to me for the fifth time, and he was right. As I climbed out from the passenger side of my dads truck the bitter cold air whipped me in the face, almost like karma was trying to slap me for all the … Continue reading 12.12.12 (part 1)

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

Day 3: my day in bullet points

Woke up to a bed full this morning. Mommy, daddy, sky and Lou Lou joined Then we at breakfast in bed. A nice nutritious meal of pop tarts and cereal 🤷‍♀️ I finally got motivated and took a shower and got dressed Sky took a nap. Me and Joey relaxed while watching tv. Time to … Continue reading Day 3: my day in bullet points

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

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"