Puppy Update March 25

The puppies are just over 3 months old now. These last two weeks have made a big difference - I'm able to sleep through the night again! As for house training, we've had a couple of different stretches of 2-3 days without any accidents in the house. Today was not a good day...probably because it was … [Continue reading]

Puppy Update March 9

The puppies are 11 weeks old now. They've lost their "puppy pot bellies" & are looking much sleeker. The first week was much like having a newborn again...the puppies weren't really old enough to be sleeping through the night & needed to be taken out to go potty several times during the … [Continue reading]

Dogs, dogs, dogs

Shiner and Jackie

It is with mixed emotions that I write this blog post. Sadly, on January 11, 2014, Shiner passed away. Without going into a lot of detail, he had a … [Continue reading]

Delaney & ADHD

I've suspected for quite some time (years) that my youngest had ADHD like me & her sister. I've been keeping in contact with her teacher this year … [Continue reading]

Do Not Say “Happy” Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day - NOT "happy" Memorial Day. It's not about cookouts, the beach, or even the armed forces who are still with us. It's about … [Continue reading]

If They Come for Your Guns, Do You Have a Responsibility to Fight?

I ran across this blog post, "If They Come for Your Guns, Do You Have a Responsibility to Fight?" written by Dean Garrison. It really struck a chord … [Continue reading]

Holiday Greetings & Such

I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday. I've been busy trying to stay sane while the kids are out of school. Today, I spent all afternoon … [Continue reading]

Things That Parents of ADHD Children Wished Every Teacher Knew

I found this while looking for something else online today. It pretty much sums it up. Having an ADHD child is very challenging and we need all … [Continue reading]

Open Letter to Kershaw County School District Superintendent

The following is an email that I sent to the Kershaw County School District superintendent this evening. If you have children in Kershaw County … [Continue reading]

I Miss You

There are times when you wish you hadn't been left alone with your own thoughts. This afternoon is one of those times. I "think" a lot when … [Continue reading]