Up the Hill by Anne Katherine Cronk

Topic: Crash and Burn My four-year old daughter and I have finished taking care of the horse and now have to go up the hill and take care of the chickens. She suddenly throws herself onto the ground back first and says, “Carry me!  I’m exhausted!” Exhausted, I’m thinking. I’m the one who practically gave … Continue reading

Time Capsule by Richard Wiseman

Topic: Boxes Three layers of tape, All different hues, Some drier than others, Three different labels, To help the movers, Find the rooms to put it in; Two in black pen, One in red; ‘Videos’ ‘Phoebe Books’ ‘Odds’. The label ‘videos’ Makes me chuckle, Technology Out of date so soon. It was you and me … Continue reading

Do You Understand the Words Coming Out of My Mouth? by Nucking Futs Mama

Topic: Communication In order to survive parenting without killing each other, my husband and I have learned that communication is really the key to our success. And by “communication” I mean that I pretty much need to spell everything out from A to Z when it’s time for my husband to take the wheel. Now, … Continue reading

Goals by Erica S

Topic: Intentions vs. Goals I’m keeping this short and sweet. I’ve got stinky kids to bathe, dinner to make and sanity to keep. I think I will make the first two happen, can’t make promises on the third. Just keeping it real, people. I noticed today that I have been really having some down moments/days … Continue reading

Sleepwalking by Amy Busee Perkins

Topic: What the %^&* Is Going On Here? What would happen if one day you woke up and found yourself in a traffic jam? You look at the 16-year-old sitting next to you, earbuds and loud music blocking out conversation or relation, but the last time you checked he was six, with a gap toothed … Continue reading