Is the holiday rush starting to get to anyone else?
My anxiety has been creeping up thinking about Christmas arriving much sooner than I’d like. I am not one of those people who shops throughout the year. I save our money and start hitting the sales around holiday time. So I have been worrying about the presents I am buying not arriving on time. I’m also worried about not having enough time for everything.
Thanksgiving was a breeze compared with Christmas. I didn’t have to do very much for that day. Only a bit of cooking, really.
You know what, though? Continue reading “Holiday rush”
You guys, two really amazing things happened this weekend!
First off, yesterday, Diesel, Choo-choo, and I went to my parents’ house for Thanksgiving. I decided I wanted to try driving again, especially since my parents don’t live so far away that I wouldn’t be able to handle it. There was just one issue: Choo-choo was going to be in the car with us.
Many, many times have I sat in my therapist’s office in tears explaining to her my deep-seeded fears of driving while my son is in the car. I’ve had near panic attacks at the thought.
But then I decided Continue reading “Progress, Progress, Progress!”
Now that the holiday is over, I feel composed enough to talk about the stress Thanksgiving (and all holidays) brings. There’s the recipe search, cooking, getting everyone ready, trying to be on time, and so on. In the past, I’ve exhausted myself trying to figure out the perfect recipes to make, I’ve burnt the food, and we have never arrived on time. (And I’m not even the hostess. I can’t imagine how much more stressful that duty is!)
But this time, I had a plan. Not only did I have a plan, but Continue reading “The time I beat holiday stress…”
This past week, our country commemorated its day of independence. This, of course, means that just about every citizen sets off fireworks in celebration.
Loud, booming fireworks.
Perhaps you can guess where I am going with this. Continue reading “Independence Day”
On Sunday, I helped Choo-choo make a Father’s Day present for Diesel. We used crayons, markers, ink pads, stickers, and glue for the letters. For once, I was finally able to Continue reading “Father’s Day joy”