In early December, there was a huge loss in my daughter's life... The day started with us having breakfast and talking while praising her grandfather for the person he was. I told her, "That old man is going to out live us all. He is so active and in such good health." Two hours later... Continue Reading →
He has arrived!
My daughter's little brother came into the world two and a half weeks ago. She just arrived to see him on Saturday and has sent some pictures of the two of them together. The day he was born, my daughter had sent me a picture that her dad had sent to her and I was... Continue Reading →
A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink
For as long as I can remember, I have always been the type of woman to say "bring it on" to the higher power each and every time things have went wrong. I welcomed the challenge. A few weeks ago, me and my daughter were in a discussion about her friends from school and one... Continue Reading →
My daughter will finally have a Sibling and it’s a boy!
Before you start getting any crazy ideas running through your head of a woman my age pregnant, think again. 🙂 A couple of months ago, my daughter's father contacted her to tell her that his new wife was going to have a baby boy. At first, she took it a little hard because her and... Continue Reading →
The end of Christmas as we know it
I have been wanting to write this for a week but I have been a little down due to the holidays and knowing now that Christmas will never be the same. My daughter informed me the Friday before Christmas that she no longer believed in Santa and that she had planned to tell me on... Continue Reading →
Watched an R rated movie with my Daughter for the first time
As you know, my daughter is 15 and loves to read. She reads all kinds of novels, except for romance. However, last night she told me about a movie that came out on a book she had just read and wanted to us to watch it together. All she told me was that it was... Continue Reading →
An overseas birth in Greece
My daughter is now 15. Where has the time gone?! It seems like only yesterday I had all these thoughts about not only becoming a first time mother, but also the concern of my daughter's future in a country, I thought at the time, would be our home forever. While I sat there thinking, I... Continue Reading →
How deep was your love?
In my first marriage, we got together for reasons not involving love. I was 18 at the time and knew it was time to jump ship. This was the first cross roads in my life that I had encountered. There were two paths. One would have been a path to self destruction, and the other... Continue Reading →