What I Learned in February, My Battle with SAD

What I Learned in February, My Battle with SAD

I learned this month that Seasonal Affective Disorder, (SAD), is a real thing and I have it. I discovered SAD when I was a newspaper reporter years ago and I used it as an excuse for not liking the winter season. But since living here, I have realized that SAD is more...
Valentines Day Inspirations

Valentines Day Inspirations

Valentines Day is one of those holidays I can actually enjoy with my kids without stress because unlike all of the other holidays that seem to be on hyperdrive compared to when I was younger, it’s just about decorating cards and giving it to the other kids in...

Mondays . . . Why Do I Hate Them So Much?

What is it about Mondays that just irritates me?! The only time I enjoy them is when the kids have a Monday off, which means my weekend gets longer and the school week is shorter. But most of the time I don’t have the Monday off and it signifies to me to get...
Five of My Favorite Things  . . .

Five of My Favorite Things . . .

I chose five of my favorite things for this week’s writing prompt. I mainly chose it to cheer myself up because I hate the long intensely cold winters we get in this city. Did I tell you I moved away from my home in Massachusetts years ago to Sedona, Arizona...
6 Things We Forgot How To Do – Writing Prompt

6 Things We Forgot How To Do – Writing Prompt

I love this writing prompt because it seems like things have changed so stinkin’ fast that when I hear “Remember when?” it seems like it just happened, yet my kids have no idea what I’m talking about. Like for instance, Records. Remember...