“So, if you were to do it all over again, would you choose to stay at home? I mean, do you really think you feel fulfilled and all?”
The question caught me off guard. It came from a young lady very dear to me who is trying to figure out what she wants to do with her life.
To be a stay at home mom. That was one of the biggest decisions I made years ago, and the ripple effects have influenced the lives of many more than my own.
Continue reading “Making A Difference”
A few days ago I spent time in the local ER with my mom. She’s doing fine now, thank you. Some of her meds had been readjusted and her body decided to protest, giving us all a bit of adrenaline we could do without.
While in the Emergency Room, one of mom’s nurses came up to me.
“So,” She said. “If I die ten years younger than I would have otherwise, I want you to know it is your husband’s fault.”
Continue reading “Jump In!”
Last week, we celebrated my youngest son’s and my daughter-in-law’s birthdays. My “twins” born eleven years apart. In our home, celebration involves getting together for a meal and enjoying each other’s company. Continue reading “Come Eat!”
Brow furrowed into the perpetual frown that only deepens with age. Living with anger and petulance, distancing himself from others and never content. Trying to control the world, but for some reason the world has not cooperated. Miserable, and living in continued misery. Forever keeping joy at a distance. We all know someone like that. Continue reading “Life’s Imprints”