Posts in category "holidays"

Stress... with soreness and swelling?

Stress... with soreness and swelling?
During my 30 some years of life, I feel like I’ve been through a lot – crazy jobs, lay-offs, break ups, moving, recession, losing loved ones and giving birth early. Unfortunately, they all cause stress. Since becoming parents and Mr. C. has been home, my husband and I have adapted and fallen into a good... Read more »

Beware the Holiday House of Horrors - A Christmas Cautionary Tale

Beware the Holiday House of Horrors - A Christmas Cautionary Tale
The decorations in my house had multiplied and like Gremlins fed after midnight, they were turning vicious! When we moved into our house almost ten years ago, all of our Christmas decorations could easily fit into three medium-sized moving boxes, which even included our table-top Christmas tree with ornaments already attached. Apparently someone opened the... Read more »

Busted! A True Story about a Fourth-grader, his Adoring Mother and her Horrible Memory

I would have gotten away with it, at least for another year had it not been for my horrible memory.  And I scoffed at all those advertisements for the Nintendo Brain Age games.  Ha! What a fool I was!  If only I had spent my mornings solving cross word and Sudoku puzzles instead of watching... Read more »
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Surviving holiday travel...with children

The holidays are upon us, bringing with them the promise of large get-togethers with friends and family.  And unless all of your friends and family live within throwing distance, chances are that gathering also means traveling. If you are the lucky one that gets to hit the highway or the skyway this season to visit... Read more »