“Fam-i-ly”

when a child has to choose
between mom and dad
things change
a seriousness takes over
and fun seems to be forced

it’s not a part “of” life
it’s a part of “our” life

choices birth decisions
decisions birth choices

I cannot change
the past I’ve created
but I can choose
to love well
forevermore

which includes now
and every tomorrow

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Holidays are the Hardest

Yesterday was my favorite holiday of the year. Well, it “used” to be my favorite. We’ll see if it still remains…

It’s funny: I’ve ALWAYS loved the Fourth of July, but somewhere along the way, it became my favorite because of the firework shows and being with ALL my kids…two things I didn’t have this year, but when I thought about it, I didn’t have those last year, either.

As most of you know, moving to Texas “traumatized” me for a little while, and one of the traumatizing things was Continue reading