What I once may have taken for granted. A father dedicated to my productive growth. Mentally, physically and wholesomely a dad committed to a humble home. As I grew into a mother myself, I began to see beyond the clouds. Not just their reasons for all my woes but rather the dreams they (mom and … Continue reading Sunday Musing
Alright! Sometimes, being a mom kinda.... SUCKS! Between the "Mom, Mom, Mom, MOM!!!" "What?" "MOM!!!!!!" "WHAAAAT!!!" "I'm still hungry." "You JUST ate!" "BUT I"M HUNGRY!" "Go play." "I'm bored." "Then clean your room." "UGH! never mind." Ahhh that lovely sound of stomping feet. Or the: "Mom." "Yeah?" "MOM" "YEAH???" "MOM!!!" "WHAT!!!!" That snicker comes out, … Continue reading Eleven Things They Don’t Tell You About Motherhood
"It takes a lot of resolve as a parent, to step back and let your kids be who they are." My biggest bro came to town this weekend. We had a lovely time. The weekend started out with a bang. When brother showed up, we proceeded with our plans to decorate the grave site. I … Continue reading Inspirational Tuesday 5-31-15
While out and about today for lunch, I came across a very thoughtful fortune cookie with a powerful statement. Don't you think? My step daughter is quite the stubborn one. She was kicked out of her moms house three years ago, and ever since has pretty much spent the last three years spiraling out … Continue reading Success is a one way street.
"If you can't figure out where the root is, you wont be able to pull the weeds." ©Rare-ity 5-5-16 #stuffraresays Jane sat at the dinner table with Sandy. Sandy had been struggling with some issues recently, but didn't understand why or know what her problem was. Teenagers these days. Sandy had gotten into trouble recently … Continue reading Crystal’s Tale (Sandy And Her Teenage Shenanigans)
OK guys, so a lot of you have been asking for this a lot. Today, i have decided to give you a little more of me. I posted another You Tube video. It's been a while. I'm sorry for that. Head on over and check it out. Let me know what you think? Introducing myself … Continue reading I Finally Did It!
"When you let someone anger you, you are giving them power over you." How many of you have heard this phrase? It's a pretty universal concept. In this great wonderful, mysterious world we live in, we encounter many people on the daily. Some you simply pass on by without a second glance. Others, you may … Continue reading Single Parenthood: The Struggle is Real!!!!
Ok... So maybe spring break has been busy. Abundance of little ones around, busy, and overwhelmed with overstimulation. My posting is slow. I'm looking forward to a normal week, next week. Maybe for now.... Enjoy this poetic verse: You cannot disappear on your little girl. Expect her to be...Yours to control. You will not reach. … Continue reading No friend or Foe (Poetic Verse)
Funny thing about stories is, everyone has one. I suppose what makes a person stand out is the way they present it. You know, I must say I see so much filth, greed, hatred, controversery,strife and much more in the world around me. Even in my community. I sit and ponder why society must be … Continue reading Let’s Be Real
Ok so now i'm bugged. I took a lovely picture with my IPAD and all that great jazz. I haven't ever had a problem before. Until, today It refuses to upload my media. Well there goes my cool spring poem. (Rolling eyes). Garsh dang it! Soooo..... Er.... Change of subject. This weekend, someone asked me,"How … Continue reading Mommy Can I…..
Beautiful growth you will see.......
Crystal shifted in her seat nervously as her mother spoke with her teacher and librarian. She'd been worried all day about her fate. Crystal, was caught stealing library books for the third time. She didn't think it was fair to be allowed one book at a time, so she went against the rules, and tried … Continue reading Crystal’s Tale (Part 6)
"We lead by example." #stuffraresays As parents, and leaders alike, it is important to remember the most important piece of what it means to be a leader. Our very own example. It's one thing to tell someone to do something, but it takes a whole other level to just do and be. The difference: … Continue reading Guiding Versus Misguiding (SOW)
Sandy had a sleepover with a new friend. The next day, they decided they would go swimming. For the first time, she'd get to go swimming without her parents. They were excited. They met up with some friends, and while they were swimming, Angel saw something at the bottom of the pool, "What the heck … Continue reading Why Teenagers Shouldn’t be Allowed to work as Life Guards
"Ahhhh parenthood. When sleeping til 7am on a Saturday morning is considered sleeping in." 😝 #stuffraresays (see Twitter) Saturday morning cartoons Constantly on the tube Family time together Despite the terrible weather. Today seems bright and vibrant Wonderous I say A happy weekend day For the kiddos to play © Rareity 2-6-16
I bet you missed Journey. It's been a while. I know you all probably noticed I skipped this weeks inspirational Tuesday. The week was busy. Between snow storms, school cancelations, car problems, rememberances, and edits, I have been ... What's the word... Not drained... Not dazed... Not distracted... Eh... 🤔 So it's Friday, I've been … Continue reading Random Musings in the Morning Sun
Have you ever had one of those days where you know you should be productive but your brain is in malfunction mode? Yeah! Lately, I'm having.a lot of those days. Between interrupted sleep, chronic back pain, choo choo trains, continued light saber wars, homework, breakfast, lunch, dinner, constantly feeding baby, unsuccessful naps, shower nights... lions, … Continue reading Detective Work on The Move
"It's not about saying what you'll do, it's about doing what you feel." How many of you have heard the term "Actions speak louder than words." Well... They do. Let's take affection for example: I could sit here all day and tell you all about how much affection I want to give you, … Continue reading Do Behavior Traits Affect Your Relationships?
Sleep is an unknown realm in my reality. Well maybe I sleep a little. (Thought bubble: putting my two fingers up showing you my pinch of sleep.) Writing, functioning, editing????? Oh right that thing I used to do, when I was energetic 😛 OK so yeah, I might be slacking on my posts. It drives … Continue reading Making Time For Those Important To You
Being sick is no fun. I spent the better half of this week fighting off a cold. Oops! probably shouldn't of let my Little man kiss me How could I resist. He's too... cute. It's not always easy to come up with posts when your under the weather. Hence, the drop off. I … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t End A Relationship?
There is a time Another place Simple lives upon the plate Smiles here Memories there Sacred ties Transparent lines Frozen moments Flaking by A home once known Unbound by lies Brother I Will always cry With every current that sheds on by At the end Your still on my mind I fear this bed That … Continue reading Dear Brother (Poem)
Funny little thing about editing, is how once you get rolling, you get rolling. I swear to you the higher power of the writing gods will always find a reason to throw a technical difficulty in your face. Like a malfunction in the middle of your flow. Ah! The wretched stop in the middle of … Continue reading Mishaps, Editing and Mayham
Its January 1st, and as promised and scheduled, today is the first day back at that novel. I've only woken up, and i'm sitting down with my wakey drink attempting to wipe the sleep out of my ENTIRE body. The newborn takes away from the sleep life 😉 and with the kids still home until … Continue reading January 1st ALREADY!…???
Starting January 1st, I will be cracking back at that novel. I spent November writing a Young Adult Fiction/Fantasy with some Mystery, and Syfy involved. I'm in the editing phase. I'm really proud of this book. Why? I started writing it when I was a teen. Piles of journals stacked in boxes with a story. … Continue reading Are you listening? 😉
Crystal felt a pang in her chest as the anxiety rose to the top of her lungs. Her mother had never spoken Ill about anyone in her family, and it filled her heart with comfort. Today, Crystal sat with Pete and His new fiancée. She was quite uneasy. "You need to call me dad." He … Continue reading Crystals Tale (Part 5)
Christmas time is here today A precious gift do not mistake Holiday cheer and joyous tears We venture to the last days of the year. ©Rareity 12-25-15 Merry Christmas to you all. My dearest readers, your worth every post. May today bring you beautiful blessings, and. Hopeful joy for the year to come. Love Rareity
Another reason to be grateful in December: Being surrounded by my little family. Spent the day reading, and relaxing. I over exerted myself this week. Parents! Have you ever felt like taking all your children to the store is like trying to read with thousands of chain saws going off? Yeah... Me too . For … Continue reading Update
Hey you. Yeah you. The angry, haggard lady who thought it fit to harass a four and two year old. Here’s the thing about family events. They are meant for families to attend and enjoy an experience together. Unlike you, we had a teenager performing. She was a soloist. Now, I’m not one to judge … Continue reading Stop Right There!
A family has three first born children, two middle children, and one youngest. How many children do they have? 🍒🍒🍒🍒🍒🍒🍒 Answer this riddle below and once all my readers answer, if the correct answer isn't provided, I will post another clue. Let the games begin! 🍒🍒🍒🍒🍒🍒🍒
My four favorite songs for Christmas are: “Sleigh Ride” “Silent Night” “Have yourself a Merry little Christmas” “Chestnut’s roasting on an open fire” (The Christmas Song) Today I stumbled across one very beautiful arrangement of “Silent Night”. I’m not a big TV, or YouTube fan, but I will admit that I can enjoy watching the … Continue reading Christmas Songs and Holiday Bliss
You see, there is just something about brotherly love, you cannot seem to take away. It's simple pure and unrelenting. They love each other, then they hate. The classic cycle of sibling fate, you mustn't intervene. For, when their left to work it out, you begin to share moments like these
The things you hear come out of other woman's mouths when they talk to pregnant woman perplex me. Must not remember their pregnancy well. Things NOT to tell a pregnant woman 1.Are you sure your not having twins, your huge? 2.Ask when are you due every time you see them. 3. Good luck cause you're … Continue reading Things you Shouldn’t tell a Pregnant Woman
It's been a long haul. It's not easy-going through a series of traumatic events I have endured these last six years. I suppose what makes my situation unique is that as dad used to say, " when life shatters all your pieces, and you breakdown. Give yourself a moment. When your done, gather all your … Continue reading The Struggle is Real (SOW ; Poem)
I remember the day I got my first writing journal from mom. She looked like a woman with great intentions behind her eyes. ”Mom you shouldn’t have.” I said with excitement. “Well it seems like you need it.” She replied. I looks up at her with small tears in my eyes. A moment pure of … Continue reading An Underlining Meaning
Tonight, I'm going to post differently. Instead, I'm going to post what's my mind. First, I'd like to awknoledge how much I admire another blogger by the name of Tessa. Why? Because, she speaks about her physical, and emotional struggles that she endures daily. That's bravery, and inspiration at its finest. Six years ago: I … Continue reading Realizations and Revelations
Alright readers the book is coming. I know you’ve enjoyed my poetry, and probably miss it. However, I’ve been working diligently on a poetry book, with some of my poems from here but completely edited. However, there will be lots of new stuff too. I’m in the process of getting the book approved, and working … Continue reading Parenting, and what it means to you.
I found myself rolling over in bed this morning. Contemplating whether I should get up at 6am, or just close my eyes and slumber for another hour. My eyes became heavy again as I started to drift back into sleepy land. Suddenly a thought occured in my head. "If I lose my motivation now, nothing … Continue reading When Having Those Daily Struggles Try to Dominate Your Life
I stumbled upon this blog tonight. It gave me a lot to ponder. You see, this blogger expressed something so utterly nerve wracking for her to speak that I give her a lot of credit for being brave enough to post Hearing the hurt in her post, I decided as I always do to speak … Continue reading Response to BLOGGER titled, “I Killed HIS Baby.”
Carly: Some of the decisions I've had to make in my life have been so hard and hurt me deeply. Some pains I'm learning just don't go away. The most I can hope for right now is that some of the pains I still carry will fade. I think I deserve a little break from … Continue reading Struggles of Parenthood
The thing about being petty: You’re the one who faces the wrath. Trying to hurt others because you want to get one up on them, only shows the true color of your character. To be vain, is not living at all. In the end, YOU will always be the bad guy. You see, in a … Continue reading The Catalyst of All Things Wrong in the World
While growing up, Crystal’s mom often spoke fondly about the many bits of wisdom her dad had divulged. It was her favorite part of growing up. Being given the gift of deeper knowledge, pondering, and contemplation. Those quotes, thoughts, and inspirations stayed with her mother. Often, her mother found herself sharing these same teachings to … Continue reading Crystal’s Tale (Pt. 4)