Category: parenting

Who Am I, Anyway?

Sometimes I feel as if i dont even know who i am. am i the just the little girl who (unknowingly) grew up trying to push through the affects of sexual abuse? or am i the woman who was once a victim of oppressive narcissism, and who is still trying to learn how to be

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Wordless Wednesday ~ When You’re Waiting for the Sun to Shine

Sometimes it feels as though winter may never end. Here in the Mid-West, we’ve only had one snow storm worth mentioning, a week of 60-70 degree weather, and very.little.sunshine. I don’t do so well with all the gloom and lack of sunshine. It feels like the days are super short, and by 6:00pm I feel

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One thing after another….

Hi!  I’m PattyAnn, and believe it or not, I’m still the author of this here blog.  I haven’t been on here in quite some time, and I was beginning to worry that you all would think I deserted my blog! To be honest, I’ve been sick almost nonstop since January.  Not.even.kidding. I’m pretty sure our

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10 Things I Learned in 2016

 As 2016 has come to a close, I’ve been taking some time to look back on the year and reflect on all that’s happened and all that I’ve learned along the way. there were many things that came to mind, and other things that I couldn’t really put into words, but I did manage to

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas is literally only 25 days away?  CRAZY! So, how was your Thanksgiving?  I hope you were able to relax and enjoy some down time. I spent all of Wednesday preparing food, which made Thanksgiving day go much smoother; it was nice to be prepared for once!

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The Real Deal

  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately and have come to some eye opening conclusions. I’ve been blogging for about eight years now, and it’s something that I love. My first blog was basically a journal of my walk through Alzheimer’s with my dad, as well as my forty-pound weight loss. after having

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