Mink came into my life through a relationship with my son’s father, Matt. Matt had been working at a veterinary clinic in 2002 when a pregnant female cat came in having issues during labor. Matt helped during surgery and he ended up taking two kittens home. Matt raised both kittens, feeding them from a bottle.… Continue reading Mink’s Story
Milk - need to research about healthy milk for kids to drink. Eggs- free range. Are all brown eggs free range? Chicken- antibiotic free if I can afford it. Hamburger meat- grass fed $$$ Snacks- try to find healthy snacks my kids will eat and that I won't waste my money on because my husband… Continue reading A Worried and Stressed Mother’s Shopping List
Ah, my baby boy. Born to me in 2004 when I was 23. He was an accident, I got pregnant after being with his dad for only 6 months. For the most part, I enjoyed being pregnant with him. I was only sick for a very short time, only the first 3 months. I enjoyed… Continue reading My Teenage Son Scares Me
This is story #1, Emma. She is my oldest. I have known Emma since before she was born. I worked at my first veterinary clinic between 1999 and 2001 as a technician, or veterinary nurse. During that time, a new technician named Danielle was hired at the clinic. Danielle had a little white kitty that… Continue reading Emma’s Story
My heart is literally breaking right now. My badge of Mother stomped on by the tiny foot of my 5 year old daughter, and then urinated on by my husband. This afternoon my daughter came running into the house from the back yard. She was crying. Since she cries all the time, I really thought… Continue reading The Splinter
I don’t understand how I’m 37 years old, 38 in November. I don’t consider myself to be anywhere near the age I thought my parents were when I was a child. They just always seemed to be, in my mind, constantly 40. I look at, and listen to, other people that I think are in… Continue reading How am I 37?
I don’t know why a trip to the dentist has to become a negotiation situation to keep my kids from breaking down inside of the dentist’s office. My 14 year old son begged me to get him braces. He’s had them for almost 2 years now and still complains about going in for visits. My… Continue reading I Took My Kids To The Dentist