Category Archives: The Boys

It’s Still Raining Mice!

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Did I tell the mice: “You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here?” Yeah, I forgot a very important detail, they live here! So when they all… Read more »

How Do I Tell My Son About PTSD?

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I have severe PTSD from a variety of shitty life experiences. I’ve had it for nearly 18 years now and, in my personal opinion, it’s not likely to get any… Read more »

The Great Wall of Lizze

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Starting on August 24th, the day we had to put Cleo to sleep, I began building a wall to hold my emotions back. The Boys were upset over the loss… Read more »

What do you see here? 

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Every time my Boys see a triangle somewhere, anywhere, they immediately stop, point and begin screaming “Illuminati. Illuminati confirmed!” At first, it embarrassed me for them to do that every time… Read more »

The making of a fish

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So, a few years ago in school Emmett, John learned about Sinterklaas in the Netherlands. Sinterklaas (Dutch pronunciation:[sɪntər’klaːs]) or Sint-Nicolaas (Dutch pronunciation:[sɪnt ‘nikolaːs] ( listen)) is a mythical figure with legendary,… Read more »

100 Things I’m Grateful For

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I sat down last night and made a list of 101 and things I am thankful for. I don’t know if I repeated anything; I tried not to but I’m… Read more »

Grab life and hold tight

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We had family therapy with Patty Tuesday night. Gavin’s representative from the insurance company was there as well. While the adults talked and Gavin for a while the family hand… Read more »