Category Archives: bright ideas

I am Woman. Hear me talk to myself. And others. Maybe. Probably not.

I used to attend meetings once a week and divulge my inner most secrets to a group of strangers.  I wasn’t hitting up AA meetings at a local church.  My psychiatrist hadn’t recommended group therapy.  Nope, after seven weeks at … Continue reading

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Back to the Battle

You might have read my last post and thought That poor mother.  She is really trying.  She’s too hard on herself.  If you did have those those inklings, thank you.  Now, let me tell you about my other son, so you … Continue reading

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The Jar Nebula

Be careful what you write… A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece about a regression in potty training. https://yourmamasallwrite.wordpress.com/2016/01/10/is-a-poop-just-a-poop/ I’m not even sure that is the proper wording for the scenario, since we technically haven’t been “training” for … Continue reading

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Be happy

The morning I left Colorado for Arizona, by coincidence or providence, “Hey Jude” was playing on the radio as we pulled away.  I gazed upon Pikes Peak and mumbled along to the words, singing softly as tears streamed down my … Continue reading

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There Once Was a Catalyst

I think it was New Year’s Eve, maybe even the infamous Y2K.  It’s hard to say for sure, possibly because I am getting older and my memory is starting to fail. Also because that time of my life was a … Continue reading

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Educated Children + Supported Teachers = A Better Community for ALL!

I wrote my last post about the lack of support for teachers in Arizona based on a personal experience.  I am sad to say things are far worse than I thought. I wanted to do something to positively impact change … Continue reading

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Where Are Your Priorities, Arizona? Compensate Teachers Fairly!

It may be difficult to believe after reading my often curse-laden, inappropriate blog, but I am studying to be an elementary school teacher. I have always gravitated to children.  I just speak their language.  When I registered my son for … Continue reading

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