Fifty Shades of Stuck – Arguing Semantics with a Teenager

Every year, hubby has to leave for a few days during calving season and attend his company’s annual meeting. Most years, it means several things fall through the cracks as I am working and the kids are at school. This year was a bit different as Son 1 graduated from high school and was finished with … More Fifty Shades of Stuck – Arguing Semantics with a Teenager

Bird Meets Window

Some days you are the window. Some days you are the bird. For the record, I always feel bad when a bird flies into one of our windows. We have adjusted our annual window-cleaning time (we do it in fall or very early spring when migrating birds have departed or have not yet returned). We … More Bird Meets Window

What Were They Thinking? A Mom Guesses What’s In the Minds of Her Sons

I have previously written about some of the knowledge gained while raising my three sons. Here, here, and here. As a mother of boys, I frequently come across situations where I wonder, “What were they thinking?!?” Here are some scenes I recently came across at home and my best guess as to what was in the … More What Were They Thinking? A Mom Guesses What’s In the Minds of Her Sons