Category Archives: hospital

Signs I’m Becoming a Grumpy Old Man

Lately, I think I am noticing the signs of being a grumpy old man. You know, passing a group of teenagers on the street and then calling them hooligans to my husband later. Or maybe it’s the fact that it … Continue reading

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My Son Said It

What I thought was just being tired from visiting with a friend turned out to be pneumonia today for my 9 year old. One trip to the doctor’s office, one trip to the lab for blood work, one trip to … Continue reading

Posted in Alex, Andrew, bathroom, family, hospital, husbands, jokes, observations, parenting | 6 Comments

It’s a Blogiversary!

Exactly one year ago today I published my first post. This is my 239th post. I never thought I would be a blogger in a million years. What do I have to say? Turns out I have a lot to … Continue reading

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Halloween Giving

As a parent, I am always trying to find ways to help instill “giving” and “thinking of others” in my children. My kids are very blessed and I would like them to view themselves that way one day, even now. … Continue reading

Posted in Alex, Andrew, caroline, clothes, dress up, family, goals, hospital, parenting, random acts of kindness, shopping | 8 Comments


A few days ago we took my two youngest to the children’s hospital in our city. We were there to find out more information about their recently discovered blood disorder and how it will impact their lives. In the days … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew, caroline, doctor, family, hospital, husbands, ill, observations | 14 Comments

Just Say No

Never say yes to your children. Whatever it may be. Just say no. I should have followed my own advice on Monday night. Typically Mondays are crazy nights for us. We usually have several activities going on at the same … Continue reading

Posted in activities, Alex, Andrew, caroline, family, food, hospital, observations, parenting | 9 Comments


Today in the mail I received a letter from the hospital. While I have many ideas on how a situation like mine could be handled better in my doctor’s office, I’ll save that for another time. (I know, I know, … Continue reading

Posted in forms, hospital, miscarriage, observations, pregnant | 2 Comments