Hanging by a Thread

My Peanut had a loose tooth. It was hanging out of her mouth, moving back and forth. She couldn't eat. She was afraid to go to sleep. All I heard was "My tooth won't come out but it feels like it will." I couldn't even get her to school today because she was scared her tooth would come out and would bleed. Yesterday I sent a note to her teacher asking if she'd please let Peanut have a cup at her desk in case her tooth came out. She was afraid if she'd bleed she would only have the faucet to rinse out her mouth. I was at the point where I wanted to pull out my hair. I don't want to hear … [Read more...]

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Hugging my kids

This Virginia Tech shooting really made me wanna hug my dd's today. It was easy to hug Peanut as I picked her up from school this afternoon. But I couldn't hug Lady Ali who is living away from home at UCF. Couldn't let her know I just needed to hear her voice because she'd get all "oh Moooommm" on me. So I made an excuse about needing some info for taxes - yeah we're mailing them tomorrow, to call her. When you have a 20 year old you have to be very careful of the words you choose. When she's a brainiack it makes it even harder. I'm lucky I can remember how to get to Peanut's school so … [Read more...]

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