The Key To Sanity

The characteristic I like most about myself is I can always laugh, even in the middle of a disaster. I find this tendency is the key to my sanity, although some people might question my sanity when I laugh so hard that I almost fall off my chair. I  laugh at myself, my nine children and my husband. Perhaps I…… Continue reading The Key To Sanity

Embracing Reality With a Sense of Humour

 Ash to ash and dust to dust; yup that is what we reflect on today, Ash Wednesday. Since it is Ash Wednesday, how about some quotes on the reality of our human condition, seen through a humourous lens of course; it wouldn't do to be morbid and depressing about reality. As my kids say, " It is… Continue reading Embracing Reality With a Sense of Humour

You Might As Well Laugh…

No matter how organized I tried to be, some days ended up chaotic,  filled with crying babies, sick kids, mud baths, snarky teens, funny faces, too many shoes,  inedible meals,  kid stunt men,  endless laundry and broken water pipes. I decided early in my mothering career that I might as well laugh and let all… Continue reading You Might As Well Laugh…

MY Weak and Strong Points

WEAK POINTS: I am an inefficient square, trying to force myself to roll through chores like a circle. I just recently have begun to take delight in my inefficiency. it was not for my daughters buying me clothes, cutting and dying my hair and teaching me about make-up, I would look very frumpy. I HATE scary…… Continue reading MY Weak and Strong Points