A Prayer to be Better...

A Prayer to be Better…

A prayer to be better… “Dear God, if I could change, if I could only be better… it would be so grand. Help me better…” God inquired, “Better at what?” “A better mother. Help me to be more attentive, more gentle, soft-spoken and sweet. Help me remember to kiss every cheek. Help me to be better in the mundane and fatigued Help me to love better, hug better and wash their little feet.” And God said, “But you do all …

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Mom Vacation: The Ultimate Anomaly

Mom “Vacation.” Yeah, right. This is grammatically incorrect, Mom Vacation. It also defies gravity, logic, and all other forms of science and reason. It isn’t possible. It’s like an unclear antecedent, dangling modifier, or some other Grammar debacle no one knows or understands. Packing, organizing, scheduling, juggling…  so as to relax? Still, we are officially on our way to San Diego to see our #Marinebaby graduate from Bootcamp. The negotiations a mom encounters, to prepare for a vacation are much …

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Parenting

12 steps can’t help me…

When the package from Amazon arrived I searched my foggy brain for some memory of what I had ordered.   I order things from Amazon with quick draw speed. In a showdown in the streets of the old west – you’d be pushing up daisies. Since the conception of the Amazon Prime Pantry – I have been to Walmart three times. I count this among my greatest achievements – and I have a Masters degree. My educational achievements are listed well …