A Pause in Parenting {A Poem}

A Pause in ParentingThey will grow so fast, they would say:Try to enjoy every day.I skeptically disagreed.The dirty diapers will never stopand neither will the million scraped knees.I dragged along trying my bestnot to totally screw up their joy.I felt like a failure most of the timeand lamented my previous care-free me.Ran around like a chicken I did.Please don’t cut off my head.Dragged them to and from every magical placeWhile I often wished for just a moment of peace....more

Joke Contest

Come and join my contest in the month of July. You can win a $20 giftcard if you tell my kids the funniest joke about three people....more

School of Hard Knocks

I am not totally sure my husband is going to be o.k. with this post.Which means, you should definitely keep reading.As many of you know, LG's law practice was a huge trial of our faith.LG was able to help a lot of people and do some amazing things,but it never paid out like it needed to.In fact, The State of Tennessee was so bad about payingtheir court appointments, that many times we waited over 6 monthsfor LG to be paid for his work.That is 6 months, after he submitted his claims.When you do juvenile work,...more