For the last three years, as my birthday fast approaches, it is not excitement that I feel. It is not anticipation for another year older, it is not dread for another year older either. It is heartache, and sadness because I know on that day, there is one phone call I'm not going to get. … Continue reading F*ck Cancer
Sometimes you just need a good cry. Picking up the kids from school on Tuesday was a traumatic experience for all. H was distraught when she learned there was no play date planned with her best friends after school (I don't know where she got this idea), so she proceeded to throw a tantrum on … Continue reading Give Me A Break
I read a quote recently, but I can't remember where it was from, "There are no bad kids, just bad behavior..." and I think this is true. Kids will be kids. It's their nature to be curious, loud, expressive and strong willed. As their parents, we have to teach them the appropriate ways to handle … Continue reading “That Kid”
Just before this past Christmas, I was at the grocery store with both girls. We were picking up random things that I had forgotten the previous day - mind you, these random things were essential to the recipes I had planned for dinner AND were on the list. But of course, mom brain... We rounded … Continue reading Humbled by Kindness
Hello! I'm Katie (not a Colleen!), 36- wife, daughter, sister, friend, and mother and this is my ﬁrst time writing for a blog! I have 2 girls (Emma-5, Hannah-3) and 2-six year old English bulldogs (brothers named Dozer and Skidder, of which at least once a day, one of them throws up in the house … Continue reading Nice to Meet You!