working weekends and trips to Toyland

Come visit at The More The Messier ( and read about our latest foray into Toyland and my lost weekend. ...more

10 year old girls commit suicide?

I've developed a pretty thick skin when it comes to the latest health scare or statistic. I've said before that I barely listen to FDA warnings and recalls. Studies that indicate teens are at risk for x, y and z don't faze me. I've seen too much and I've heard it all. I can't afford to get caught up in every horror story or every health scare. I share info. I track down supporting links. I mention statistics and I keep moving to the next horrible issue. That thick skin works pretty well, most of the time. ...more
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Today is a good day to SCREAM!

Ok, from the get go, I want to apologize in advance for my lack of writing skills. I am not a writer, nor do I play one on TV. My blog is simply an ongoing journal about the trials and tribulations of raising 3 teens with special needs. ...more

Well, the past two days have been days from hell as far as my oldest goes. What's really sad is ...more

Parents face possible jail time for letting teens drink in home: Here we go again!

Here we go again! An Illinois jury has found parents Jeffrey and Sara Hutsell guilty of allowing teens to drink alcohol in their home, and now the Hutsells face possible jail time: ...more

I posted a rather lengthy reply last night, but received a 'held for possible spam' message, and ...more