Category: family

Losing a loved one today

Last week I made a post about having to deal with family stuff, and today things came to an end. My husband’s grandmother passed away at the hospital today. She was one of the first people to welcome me into this family and I am feeling a great loss here. Not only is my friend gone, but my children’s great grandmother is gone from … Read More Losing a loved one today

That’s life -quick post

This week has been a bit emotional for my family. My husband’s grandmother has been in the hospital for a few weeks and things went south last night when she had a reaction to something the hospital gave her and they had to do CPR on her. Later in the day she was unresponsive. A bit ago, I heard from my MIL that she … Read More That’s life -quick post

Slime Party with the kids!

Okay so you get the point – we made A LOT of slime. I bought a slime kit off of amazon recently and invited my son and his friend to make a bunch of slime today! The slime was super easy to make – it is suggested for children 12 and up – BUT if you have younger children (that won’t swallow little objects) … Read More Slime Party with the kids!

Bribing children to be good

I don’t bribe my son very often to be good, not with money or toys, but this week we tried some very cheap bribery. My son saw a cool $1.48 bath bomb at target and wanted it. He’s only 10, so a bath bomb would make taking a bath fun and he promised to be good at school. As you can see from previous … Read More Bribing children to be good

Things are getting better, sometimes

This week my mother came into town to spend time with me and my children. It’s been nice to have her help around the house as well as her help with the children. She and my son went out to the movies to watch “The kid who would be king,” and I hear it was a good movie. The little cakes I made in … Read More Things are getting better, sometimes

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