The Consulting Writer

aka The Frazzled Mom

A Moment to Laugh

I’ve been watching a show about families/relatives with a lot of problems, yet strong bonds. The kids are grown and have children of their own. In one particular episode, their mother … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Involuntary Retching

My son woke me up this morning with “Mom, the dog threw up.” There are a few things that will get me out of bed quickly: -cat hacking up a … Continue reading

August 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Mean Mom

Should I be a mean mom? That’s a question I ask myself often. What is a mean mom? I’m not saying an abusive mom. Rather, I mean is a mother who … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · 5 Comments

The Eyes of Midnight

Eyes are the first thing I look at when meeting someone. Without really much thought, in seconds my brain has noted the color, shape and expression. I’ve heard this is … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remember the days….

Sometimes I wonder if I baby my kids too much. I remember reading, or listening, to stories of past generations that had to walk to school (miles and miles in … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Stress Before The First Day of School

We all worry about the unknown. I find myself running through a variety of scenarios at night, just before I fall asleep.  A run through before the day arrives. This doesn’t … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Halfwit Horticulturist

That would be me. I’m a brown thumb. I’ll admit it. I’ve said it before. Plants fear me. But thanks to the Internet, I have a plethora of resources at … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Busy, busy me

For some, the journey to a healthy body is easy. For others…not so much. Regardless of what side you’re on, is a great resource for healthy food options, recipes, … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Silence

No, this isn’t another Doctor Who post… lol I have been watching a lot of Classic DW as well as “NuWho” (I guess that’s a term). I’m slowly going through … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · 4 Comments

Not Your Typical Zombie Movie

This is a powerful story that just happens to include the zombie apocalypse. If you had a child, what would you do to ensure their safety, knowing you’d been bit … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment


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