What I do know, is the greatest honor I can give his memory is to never forget how short life is. How fleeting our opportunities to be with people we love are. How lucky I am to have a spark of light for a husband. How lucky I am that I got to know Sam and I'm getting to know Susan better now. How lucky I am to have kids, and a mom, and a mother-in-law, and friends to drive me crazy!
I could barely hear her words through the sobs, but I already knew what she was telling me. They were once my words, coming now out of her mouth. “He won’t be here for Christmas.” “My son won’t know his father.” “What am I gonna do?” I tried to answer with support and without crying.… Continue reading Sometimes It Sucks So Much There’s Nothing To Say
I'm an avid non-recommender of parenting books. I've read countless. The Difficult Child, The Explosive Child, The Out-of-Sync Child, How to Raise Boys with ADHD. I can sum them up for you: routine, sticker charts, rewards, and consequences. Here's the problem our family has had with all of those. Life can't always follow a routine. Yes,… Continue reading Zen Mama’s Recommended Reads