• A Lupie Protects Her Pack

    “They’re testing me to see if I have lupus,” the text says. I stop what I was doing and grip tightly to the phone. “Why? What’s wrong? What are your symptoms?” I text back. She can’t hear the panic in my voice or the questions racing in my mind. Please, not another lupus diagnosis.  “Fatigue.… [Continue Reading]

    A Lupie Protects Her Pack
  • Are we over-sensitizing our kids?

    I wanted to take my two and a half year old son to see Toy Story 3 at the theaters today. I’ve been planning on it for a few days since our local theater has Mommy and Me Movies on Tuesday mornings. This was going to be his first trip to a movie theater and… [Continue Reading]

    Are we over-sensitizing our kids?
  • Ten Things to Do for a Lupus Patient

    Have you ever found yourself in a situation where someone tells you something that renders you speechless. You aren’t sure what your responses should be and inevitably the wrong words tumble out of your mouth faster than a Ferrari at a Grand Prix. Yeah….me too. I mean, we don’t mean to say the wrong things,… [Continue Reading]

    Ten Things to Do for a Lupus Patient
  • Small Victories Sunday Linky 14- April 5, 2014

    Welcome to our Small Victories Sunday Linky! This week, I am co-hosting the Small Victories Sunday linky with Tanya from Mom’s Small Victories. The Small Victories Sunday Linky is a way to share the small victories you celebrated with other readers this week. Whether it’s a fabulous book you read, a recipe your family loved,… [Continue Reading]

    Small Victories Sunday Linky 14- April 5, 2014
  • Mommy Time Out

    Have you ever had the moments where you’re about to lose your mind? You’re suddenly in a foul mood and have no idea why? You run through the check list of possible bad mood inducers and you can’t figure it out. PMS? Nope. Pregnant? Can’t be. Tired? Always. Husband being a turd? No more than… [Continue Reading]

    Mommy Time Out