Inside Look

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No Peace

So, here I sit in a peaceful silence. Well, silent except for the sound of my fingers on the keys. It’s a rare moment of solitude… something that comes far too infrequently in the life of single motherhood. Just me and my thoughts. No child wanting to brush my hair, pull on my arm (or … Continue reading


This past Holiday season (2011) was such a blessing.  Although my mom, dad, sister, and neice were unable to be here in Maryland with me; I was blessed to have my brother-in-law and his family come in from Florida.  Big families are such a blessing.  I’m sure that my kids find time to overlook the … Continue reading


So… have you ever had one of those seriously mortified-by-yourself moments???  Well, I definitely am experiencing that at this particular moment.  I was just thinking how long it’s been since I’ve actually posted on here.  Sometimes, I drop in and I type something and then I decide not to post it.  So, it’s been over … Continue reading


WARNING… the following is purely honest and comes from a deep part of me.  The text to follow is actually my truthful reply in a letter that I wrote to a friend who, genuinely concerned, asked me how I was doing.  When people ask me how I am, how I’m feeling, how I’m coping… I always … Continue reading


I cannot believe that another year has past by!  It seems as though the older I get, the faster the years whiz by.  Maybe it’s in part to having kids.  With kids all things are exciting and fast paced… at least that’s true for my household.  2010 has been filled with laughter and tears, ups and … Continue reading

A “Forreal G-d, I Mean Really Abba?” Season

Sooooooo, I mean no disrespect to my magnificent Abba above… truly I don’t.  But today was one of those days that sort of put the nail in the coffin (so to speak) for me.  I mean, some of you  people know the intimate details of my life quite well and so you can probably understand … Continue reading

Trip to the Zoo

Memorial Day weekend in our family is usually a casual affair spent at one family member’s house.  There is the staple cookout complete with plenty of food to go around.  And no Serrano Memorial Day weekend is complete without the presence of little one’s running about through a sprinkler or romping about in a pool. … Continue reading