Author Archives: Peggy Gomula

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

“Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What’s that suppose to mean? In my heart it don’t mean a thing” ~Toni Morrison, Beloved, 1987 Good Morning! I so totally get this quote. My children are “grown” but as Toni Morrison says in her quote

When Life Gets Way Too Busy

When Life Gets Way Too Busy

“Don’t mistake movement for achievement. It’s easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?” – Jim Rohn Good morning! A lot has been going on in my life lately. We moved, we are downsizing so there are a lot of decisions to make on what to keep and what

Being “Yourself”

Being “Yourself”

“Everyone always says to be yourself…like “yourself” is this definite thing…like a toaster, or something.” -Angela, My So-Called Life Good Morning! We often put ourselves and our children into categories. I am not the smart one, I was the pretty one growing up, I am not the math one, she is the pretty one, he

I Would Rather Laugh

I Would Rather Laugh

“Life is way too short, so try to enjoy every minute of it with a sense of humor!” ― Christina Scalise, Are We Normal? Funny True Stories from an Everyday Family Good Morning! It has been a long time since I was able to sit down in a relatively quiet place and start writing again.

Hello from Seattle

Hello from Seattle

  Good Morning! An update from our incredible journey to Seattle.  We just moved suites in our B & B so I am back trying to figure out where I put everything!  Eventually I hope to find at least some of the basic things that I need. 🙂  Paperwork is slowing moving along on the

Change

Change

  “I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” ― Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale Good Morning! A little off of the usual path this morning.  I share a lot of my past in this blog and so today I thought I would share a

ADHD and Patience

ADHD and Patience

  “Having a child with ADHD is the most difficult thing you will ever have to deal with, because it never ends. Every single day is an exercise in patience (or lack thereof) and forgiveness (you trying to forgive yourself for lack of patience!).” – OV (http://www.adhdawarenessmonth.org/survey-quotes/) Good Morning! I don’t know the person who wrote

Respect and Children

Respect and Children

  “A person’s a person no matter how small.” Dr. Seuss Good Morning! I love Dr. Seuss.  I love all his books.  They are imaginative, fun to read, and filled with tiny nuggets of wisdom scattered among the most wonderful nonsense.  Today’s quote is a perfect example. It is so easy to think of our

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