Friday, May 28, 2010

Im a grandmommy

My beautiful Skittles FINALLY gave birth early this morning. She has 4 beautiful babies. 1 is white and orange like her, then there is a striped tabby and then to calico's. I will take pictures later as mommy and babies are plum tuckered out.

Stay tuned

Thursday, May 27, 2010

It's OK

I BORROWED this from this site.

Attention “Super-Moms” It's O.K. to…

Often, as parents we are tired! Frazzled by never ending obligations, we sometimes neglect to fully engage with our kids. Try to enjoy the little parenting moments as they happen.

•It’s OK to have a messy house sometimes.

•It’s OK to get a sitter and go out.

•It’s OK to stay home with the kids — watch a movie or play a game!

•It’s OK to make cookies this year from frozen Pillsbury dough instead of homemade.

•It’s OK to sit in the warm car at the park while you watch your older kids go sledding.

•It’s OK to re-gift — its green!

•It’s OK to give your kids less gifts ... they will appreciate them more.

•It’s OK to say NO without giving a reason!

•It’s OK to order pizza 3 times this week because life is busy — and the kids will actually eat it!

•It’s OK to go to a party with baby spit-up on your shoulder and down your back.

•It’s OK to let the kids have a little extra TV, computer or game time if it helps keep you sane.

•It’s OK to let go of the parenting guilt! We all do our best.

•It’s OK to not be perfect!

Wednesday, May 26, 2010


I have been in a real down mood for a few days and I realized I think I am having midlife crisis or something. I mean I don't wanna do a thing....

I thought really???? lets see

My house is a wreck and needs to be cleaned - I DON'T WANNA clean it

My Yard is in the process of being re-landscaped and hubby needs my help - I DON'T WANNA help

the laundry is piling up yet AGAIN- I DON'T WANNA do it

the office is in shambles -I DON'T WANNA organize it

the school stuff that needs to get done and organized for nest year is sitting there cause -I DON'T WANNA deal with it

the Scentsy samples need to be made and you guessed it -I DON'T WANNA make them...

Well WHAT DO I WANT you may ask... Nothing but to crawl into bed pull the covers up over my head and hibernate till fall

So I ask you all, what is the I DON'T WANNA you have that you would like to tell all of us out in cyberspace??? Please feel free to vent.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

In need of Help!!!!!

Ok I have a Mama Cat that is fixin to pop and I HAVE NEVER been through this before. I have been doing research on the net to make sure I am prepared, I have her Nesting box ( actually hubby is gettin it all now as I type this. ) so this is the list of things I have/getting

-Nesting Box
-fake cat milk
-old towels
-heating blanket
-kitten food ( I read that mama will need to eat kitten food after having the babies )

so I am asking, no begging and pleading with all of you out there that has experience with this what to expect, and what to do if I need to help out.

Also I am so fearful of something happening to Skittles during birth. I am prepared to have a stillborn as I read its common to lose 1 but I am NOT prepared to lose my mama kitty. She is actually Rang's cat and I can't imagine him losing yet again a beloved pet ( we lost another cat a year ago and a gerbil ) Rang took them both very hard.

So again HELP!!!!!!

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Itchy!!! oh the Itch

Well I know I have been MIA for along time. I have been in a major funk, Depression or whatever, just NOT in a blogging mood. Heck I can't even remember the last time I visited my mommies on Blog Frog.

So here is the latest from my neck of the woods.

I am going to be a grandma..... No not to my monkeys to my kitty. My cat Skittles the little HUSSY escaped outside while in heat, ( yea I know I should have had her fixed ) but with my crazy hectic life this past few months it was a wonder I managed to even pee....

Skittles is due to POP any day. We are praying and hoping she holds off until Monday as that is Grasshoppers 10th birthday.... But if she pop's today that will be ok as today is my Sissy's 36th birthday....

speaking of my monkeys. They had friends over a week ago for dinner and decided to traipse through the woods and are now both suffering from a bad case of

POISON OAK/IVY/SUMAC as we are not certain what they got into but they are SUFFERING.... in case you don't have an idea what it looks like here ya go

THIS IS NOT A PHOTO OF MY MONKEYS... but one I borrowed from the Internet.

Now grasshopper has it WAY worse than Rang tang. Regardless it is was real pain in the butt. I mean there does not seem to be any REAL cure. We have tried the cortisone lotion, that did nothing. I refuse to take him to get a steroid shot as Poison Oak/Ivy/Sumac has been around forever and folks have been using homeopathic things to rid themselves of this that I KNOW I can find something better than injecting toxins into my monkey.

If he were in so much pain then YES I would do the shot, but as of now he has been tolerating it.

I read that mixing salt and Calamine lotion together and messaging it into the spots works.

So yesterday I had them wash down with Dawn dish soap then rubbed the mixture in and let it sit for about 20 min then rinsed in cold water. Grasshopper said that gave him the most relief so as of now that is the treatment we are doing.

NOW BY ALL MEANS if you know of a better NON-TOXIC one please let me know.

As for me I am sitting at work with one heck of a stomach bug. I FEEL LIKE POO-POO.... But like all moms everywhere


on a bright note I went to the homeschool convention in Arlington and had a GREAT TIME.... Overwhelmed by all the choices but very happy with the decisions I made....

This year we are giving Common Sense Press a try for Lit/English Bible and Rang's phonics.

We are sticking with Math-U-See as I am 100% completely IN LOVE with Steve Demme, HE has made learning math FUN for my kids.... Rang who just turned 6 is FLYING through it and is able to do double digit addition.... Grasshopper is now better at math than I think I am, ITS AMAZING.... and the best part was

wait for it.......

I met Steve Demme, at the convention.... I was so excited I thought I would piddle myself.....If you don't know who he is then I suggest you take a trip to here

I got my photo taken with him and he signed the Manipulative's box for both boys.... they were excited that he knew their names.
needless to say he was to us home school moms like the Beetles where to the 50's and 60'

Oh and I also went to Todd Wilson's workshop and this man is great. I recommend all husbands and wives read his books. they are super small but FUNNY and so true. his website is called Familyman Ministies and he is well take a peek for yourselves.

so this has been us in a nut shell...

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Do you ever?

get in the mood where you just don't want to do something? That's how I have been with the Blog. I know its been well, A LONG time since I posted. Its just I have NOTHING to say... ( ya ya get the laughing out. ME NOT HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY ) I mean my nickname growing up was WINDY MINDY.. and it was NOT because I was Flatulent. OR WAS I???? =)

I have just been crazy busy with Life... The boys suck the life outta me. ( not complaining.. ) but between working, homeschooling, taking care of the house and trying to drum up donations for our Curriculum sale I don't have time to think about being funny. ( SHOCK & GASP!!! ) you mean I am not just naturally charming? UMMMMM NO!!!

Its freaking hard work man. And to top all that off my allergies have my nose either stuffed to the point that I can't breath and sound like a man, or it is running like someone broke through Hoover damn. either way I AM NOT A HAPPY CAMPER...

Speaking of camping, We are trying to decide if we want to camp at the campground in Disney world or stay in a hotel. I am leaning towards the campground for many reasons.

1- I like to camp

2- we can stay at DW longer for cheaper than if we stayed at a hotel

3- I like to camp

4- I can take my poopies with me, which I was having a serious panic attack thinking WHO IS GOING TO TAKE CARE OF MY BABIES???

5- I like camping

so there you have it. I am in a pickle so to speak. And it would be a DILL pickle as sweet pickles are GROSS....and all should be banned from earth. That and Miricle Whip... I MEAN HELLO PEOPLE... IT IS NOT MAYO I don't care what you all say.. IT IS NOT MAYO it is NASTY BUTT SALAD DRESSING and does NOT I repeat NOT belong on a sandwich of any kind, unless its a SWEET PICKLE SANDWICH then I say CHOKE ON IT... they are both DE-S-GUS-TING!!!!

Oh well would you lookey there.. I DID HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY....

Windy Mindy lives to tell it how it is.