Well. That took a turn. Before my otherwise sunny disposition was replaced with panic and claustrophobia, we sailed through our first quarantined weekend, sprinkling kindness by writing chalk messages on neighbors' driveways and sidewalks. It was a lovely little project...until it rained. With ... » Learn More about Bunker Reports: Day 9. I Think.
Parenting, marriage, faith, and funny (with a few rants thrown in for good measure).
Bunker Reports: Day 1 of COVID-19 Quarantine On Friday, March 13th (I see you, Universe), we learned schools would close across the state of Pennsylvania for the next two weeks as to control the spread of COVID-19. This means all three children and #HusbandWTF will be roaming around here as I ... » Learn More about Bunker Reports: Day 1 is in the Books!
I'd like to please share my most recent existential (possibly PMS-related) crisis with you. Recently, I had a thought I'm willing to bet most mothers have had: all I do is nag. If it weren't for us, who would say: finish your homework make good choices eat your vegetables use the hamper ... » Learn More about Sergeant Stephanie Reporting for Duty…with a Smile
This is the third and final post about the ongoing feud with my uterus. If you've struggled with heavy periods, horrible cramps, ablation-related issues, or the finality of a hysterectomy, read on. If you want to catch up, read these first: Part I: When You Get Your First Period at Sea World with ... » Learn More about They Took My Uterus & I Feel Great!
When you're the rock, it can feel like you don't matter. Your feelings, your day, your circumstance don't matter. Because they're not the worst, they're insignificant. If you express frustration, don't smile, or expect others to do the things they're capable of doing, you're unkind. When ... » Learn More about Dump Out