Being Ready

Many times our kids may be physically ready to tackle a new skill or sport but they may not be mentally ready to try this new skill or said sport. Jackson is a very sensitive, intense, positive boy whose biggest nemesis is his mind. His mind has rationalized that he must have his training wheels […]

Battling the Universe.

I have jumped back on the band wagon of  focusing on me  exercise.  It seems that I go through spurts of different interests and spurts of looking out for my health.  Hmm, just like the kids go through spurts of different foods that they like. Oh, so that’s where they get it from. Heh. I get […]

I’m Sexy and I Know It!

I’M SEXY AND I KNOW IT! No, I am not talking about myself here.  This little ditty is what my 4 year old is singing out loud in public.  It’s also combined with a very attitude-ish type hip wiggle.  All to this song by LMFAO.  I am left baffled at how she knows this song?  I […]

Wednesdays of a Few Words: Hello Spring? Are you there?

Hello Spring, Are you there Spring?  It’s me, the Mama of this Monkee family. We really have missed you and would really like it if you were not so shy.  Our family loves it when you are bold!  We LOVE the warmer weather and sunshine, that way my son could wear shorts all day.  I am tired […]

The Pee Chronicles

I have pee in every toilet in my house right now.  The seat is up, the pee is there. Easty blatantly stated that “somebody peed and didn’t flush the toliet! It wasn’t ME!’ I know it wasn’t you Easty, it was one of the two males residing in our house. Most likely the littlest one. Why are […]

Street Hockey Rules

This weekend was the start of the Cloverdale Minor Hockey Association tournament, that wraps up today.  It will also wrap up Jackson’s first season of hockey. I am truly sad about it. After all my apprehension about Jackson fitting in or having an emotional super sensitive moment about his own abilities; or being compared to […]