Category Archives: Just Because

Consider this my miscellaneous category. Anything else I want to write will get kerplunked here.

Would It Be So Bad?

I’ve seen the frustrated comments about having women sign contracts to hold hands.  I’ve seen the attempts at jokes about cartoon characters sexually assaulting each other.  I’m heard the remarks from women of faith stating that it’s our role to … Continue reading

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What Is Self Care?

Yeah, what is it? It’s one of those phrases that gets tossed around from time to time, but what does it really mean? You know the answer won’t be simple – nothing ever is, right? Self care refers to anything … Continue reading

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Need a Life Jacket?

If you think parenting is rough work, I’ve got good news.  You’re not alone! Yup, that’s my good news.  You might have been hoping for some revelation that would make raising children less exhausting.  Perhaps you thought I’d have some … Continue reading

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Commenting Drama

Yesterday social media was fired up.  It gets that way sometimes.  Everyone gets their feathers ruffled and decides the best way to let off steam is to post about it online.  Sometimes, when that happens, I get my feathers ruffled … Continue reading

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Head Heavy

Just as I was drifting off to sleep last night I had the thought, “You should call Grandma tomorrow.”  I felt myself smile.  Then I got sad before I even recognized why.  The reality jolted me awake.  Neither of my … Continue reading

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To Start Again, Start Somewhere

My last post was almost three months ago.  The day after I wrote and posted it, we got those long awaited orders and all the coiled energy from waiting was released!  We sprung into action and the kids and I … Continue reading

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Compassion

Recently I drove by a school after hours and saw a woman I can only guess might have been a teacher leaving for the day.  She had a bag in each hand and looked exhausted.  She paused to readjust her … Continue reading

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