Judging Others...Judging Ourselves.....with pics

When I'm considering the actions of others, I always reflect back on my own actions. I was raised on the premise of "Judge not, less you be judged".  Now did that stop me from judging people, probably not..okay, definitely not. As I've aged and...

That Has Got To SUCK!!!!

Do you remember years ago when commercials were a free for all? Back when the FDA did not make pharmaceutical companies tell the side affects of their drugs. Back when you could say that Tylenol would abso-damn-lutely clear up that head ache.. no doubt...

I Sucked at Black Friday...Yep!!

Well folks, I'm gonna admit it..I totally suck at Black Friday. First of all, I have good excuses as far as excuses go. Let me list those and see if they make a difference to you. Hmmm...Turkey Day was freaking awesome and I stayed up way too...

Oh Turkey Day.....

R.J. and I worked till 1 a.m. cooking pies and boiling eggs and peeling potatoes, and, and. It was a lot of work, but in the end, made our day a lot easier. We fell into bed a little after 1, and snuggled a bit before falling asleep. The turkey was in...

Seasons of LOVE.....

As the holidays approach, the love of family and friends draws us closer together. How do we measure the love we have one for the other? How do you define for another person how much their presence in your life means to you? I suppose it is simple,...

One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims...

Explaining to little people what Thanksgiving is all about is kind of difficult, well really difficult. We read a book called: One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims. I actually sang the story to the tune of One Little, Two Little, blah...

Happiness is.....

Happiness means so many different things to each individual person. It would be very hard to point out one thing that brings happiness to every single person on the planet. Some people struggle to feel happiness in their daily lives, and some people...

One Little, Two Little......

Three little Indians...yep! Today the daycare children made Indians during art time. I thought they turned out well. One of my parents is a scrapbooker and has this neat machine that cuts out all these pieces. The children had one to look at...

Bon Jovi....

We Weren't Born to Follow....This new release by Bon Jovi is totally inspiring. Check it out peeps!! Watch and be INSPIRED... peace :)  shemelts

Fun Times in A Small City.....

Our little town, holds a yearly event in the downtown area to start off the Christmas season. It was held last night on the courthouse square. Festive lights were everywhere, and Christmas music was playing. There were carriage rides and funnel cakes...

Gender Bias is Alive and Well.......

If we know nothing else, we should know that it is time to teach the children that boys and girls stand on equal ground. There will always be things boys are better at, and by the same token, things that girls are better at. However, it is time that...

When the Word OKAY? is Not OKAY......

So folks today I thought I would share with you a tidbit of information that might prove worthwhile to you in your daily life. Of all the mistakes that parents make in parenting (and we all make mistakes), there is one that is highly avoidable, but...

Dearest Prelude2it and Baby Emmalyn......

Few things in life compare to giving birth to your first child. For that child to be a daughter is a double blessing, one that is disguised in pretty little ringlets of dark hair, and sweet little cheeks, not to mention little pink puckered lips. A...

This Just IN.....

Apparently, last night A's mother took a pill and will soon have a baby in her belly..and then the baby will grow just like a brother does..and then she will have a brother..and they will be a family. ATTENTION FOLKS...AVOID this pill...

It is Indeed a Wonderful LIFE....

So folks, this morning I logged onto thoughts with a huge smile on my face. I feel so much like George Bailey on It's a Wonderful Life. I want to rush through the halls of thoughts and hug people, and scream...We are BACK!!! I so missed all of you....

The Grateful Gobbler....

Okay peeps, it is time to get some Thanksgiving up in here. I'm gonna share a little warm fuzzy memory and then make a list of my thankful thingys. I would love to read some of your favorite memories and your list of things you are thankful for this...

Color me Happy...

After weeks of jumping through hoops of fire and razor blades, we have finally closed the loan on our home consolidation loan. Thank goodness, a moment of silence for the patience it took to get this completed. We are now in a position to afford our...

A Talk With the LADIES.....

Hi ladies, please gather round for a little talk. Yes, pull up a chair, grab you some coffee and let's chat. Well mostly I will talk and you will listen, but I think if you listen closely, you may learn something you did not know. That is my hope. ...

Hurt Feelings.....

So, you all know I own a daycare. I have 5 children here today who are playing up a storm..Really, it looks like a tornado just went through. Anyways, K who is almost 5 just came up to me and we had a brief conversation. It went down like this: ...

If I Had a MILLION Dollars.....

God Bless us one and all..It is Friday the 13th..Woot! So I got up this morning with a bit of a chest cold or something something. I sound like I have a frog in my throat, which is awkward. :)   So my first thought this morning was If I Had A...

Letting My People Know....

Hi Peeps..So I received an email from my Sunshine to share a video with you. It is a cover of the ever famous Hey Ya by Outkast.....made by... Obadiah Parker. I listened to it and I find it to be very pretty. A nice rendition of this song, perhaps...

Dear Husbands and Lovers....

I feel the need to enlighten you on a few things regarding your wife/lover/mother of your children/slave/blah blah. Now women don't get a bee up your b*tt because I said slave, it was a joke. :) We are wonderful, women, we truly are. Soft and...

The Bump in The Night..

Actually it was this morning, bright and early around 5:30ish. I got up early due to not feeling well. I made my way to the kitchen to have some water. I then sat down at my computer, to catch up on thoughts, check email, yada yada. I heard a...

Questions and Answers....

The other day a friend asked me a profound question, one I was clearly taken aback by. That rarely happens to me, and it set me to thinking. What was this profound question, you ask. Well it was this, well perhaps two questions. Why do you...

Oh HAPPY Day!!!

Day is done, and my assessment is over. The children behaved perfectly and all is well in my world. It amazes me the time and energy it takes to prepare for an assessment. It also amazes me that things went so smoothly. There were only 4 children in...