Having Kids: Taking it One Day at a Time

A video popped up on my Facebook memories today and I can't believe the impact it has had on me. It's of my youngest doing therapy in our home a few years ago. The emotions that filled me were insane. This was a time in our lives when so much was unknown. We finally received a medical diagnosis for what he had. 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. And now we were just trying to figure out what it all meant. While I watched the video I was shocked to remember the way…

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Dear Children, Please Stop Flipping Your Flipping Water Bottles

If one more flipping kid flips one more flipping water bottle I'm going to flipping lose it. I thought my kids were all becoming diabetics the way they've been constantly asking for water all summer long. But I finally caught on. They're not drinking the flipping water. They're flipping the flipping water. Bottles. All summer long I've been listening to bottles flipping all over my damn house. It's driving me insane. I make them go outside and I can still hear it on the deck. I can hear it on the…

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