Childhood, Family, Life

The Greatest Man I Always Knew

There is this old Reba McEntire song that I love about a strained relationship between a father and a daughter. "The greatest man I never knew Came home late every night He never had too much to say Too much was on his mind I never really knew him And now it seems so sad… Continue reading The Greatest Man I Always Knew

Chicago, Family, Humor, Life, Parenting, Summer

One Fun Week. Well Sort of.

  This came in the mail over the weekend:     My blog in book form. We went to my goddaughter13th birthday party at a bouncy place:   On Sunday, we went to the pool with our neighbors and the kids. Then the girls and I left for my parents for the week. We hit the… Continue reading One Fun Week. Well Sort of.

Holidays, Humor, Life

Three Things 4/25/11- Potty Training, Sebastian, and Easter With My Family

  Three Grateful Things 1- It's official!! She is going potty! With both of my girls, I swear to God, I never thought they would ever be potty trained. My oldest was three and a half when she finally conquered the potty, and I honestly thought I would put my youngest on the bus in… Continue reading Three Things 4/25/11- Potty Training, Sebastian, and Easter With My Family

Decorating, Family, Humor, Life

Three Things 3/14/11- Making Over a Tween Room

  Monday is here again, and I hope you had a pleasant weekend wherever you are! If your weekend included sunscreen, a margarita, and some sand, I dislike you very much right now. đŸ™‚ Before I get into my weekend recap/ three joyful/grateful things, I want to gloat a little. This morning, I did something… Continue reading Three Things 3/14/11- Making Over a Tween Room