Category Archive: Motherhood

Sequestered with Teens; Week Four

The fourth week of our Stay Home, Stay Healthy adventure began with all the kids reconvening at home, from their other parents’ houses. All in all this week has been very busy. Since… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Week Three

Although sharing how my family is coping with the pandemic each day was fun and I appreciate all the people that reached out to encourage me… I have decided to move to weekly… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day 14

We made it two weeks!! I can’t believe it’s been two weeks. We went on the boat yesterday, but it feels like it was a week ago. I started working from home two… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day 13

My feet made me cry. Then Pearl Jam made me cry. I cuddled up on the couch to watch church this morning, and I noticed my feet. I have my dad’s feet. Long… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day 12

Today felt somewhat normal. Maybe because I actually wore jeans. Maybe because Jesse and I left the house together (for necessary errands). The day didn’t start great, but it’s wrapping up decently. I… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day 11

Today was interesting. Who would’ve thought that we’d be planning a birthday celebration and measuring out individual spots for our attendees to stand? Today is Phoenix’s boyfriend’s birthday. We had to do something!… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day 10

Today we hit day ten, still locked in our household pen. The governor extended the call to Stay ’til May. How will I keep these teens at bay? Ayden says he’s tired of… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day Nine

Mother’s Instincts. Teenage Behavior. The rhythm of love and discipline, sympathy and boundaries. Last night as I said goodnight to Alexis, something inside me KNEW… she was going to sneak out. Don’t ask… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day Eight

Today I woke up mad at Jesse, which makes sense since I went to bed mad at Jesse. I’m over it now. That’s usually how it happens. The morning was rough though. I… Continue reading

The Wheel that Doesn’t Squeak

After I posted the Dees-Day-Seven-Dredge-Report (AKA Sequestered with Teens; Day Seven), I really got to thinking about the term, ‘the squeaky wheel gets the grease’. Part of the way I retain sanity and… Continue reading