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
The best part of summer is taking your little ones out on adventures. Since our vacation last week... 😯(Hands on face. Oops! Spoiler alert! I know... I still have to post about it and showcase my lovely pictures.) We have been craving Thai food. Something we can't find in our hometown these days. What started … Continue reading Foodie Trickory
I've got something bearing on my mind For this one day a year it kills me like a crime My dearest father my hero, my light. The closest thing I've got to flight I find myself celebrating every time Subliminally your birthday is mine. Conditions ingrained, crested and deep Traditions I carry forever and keep … Continue reading Come To Pass (Poem)
Some days, there's not always that inspirational tug to pull from. Sometimes, I just want to unplug and completely disconnect. There is so much opportunity during the summer, that I just can't help myself. 😁😇 My apologies, today I ran late with my inspirational Tuesday. However, I did take one side note with me The … Continue reading Inspirational Tuesday 6-7-16
Look! Telemarketers... This serves as my official message to all telemarketers First of all, why? ... Just why? "Hello, I'm going to call you and speak half English, part gibberish, and a third of 'I'm too nervous to really tell you why i'm calling'" You do realize When us consumers answer the phone, were going … Continue reading Telemarketers: Why Do They Even STILL Exist.
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
"Sometimes, you just gotta bite the bullet. No one ever said doing the right thing would be easy." ©Rare-ity 6-4-16
"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
"There is beauty in even the most simplist things. You must first have patience to notice it. Things tend to go missing through a face paced mindset." #stuffraresays ©Rare-ity 5-29-16 ------------------------------------------------ Sometimes, we get so caught up in our world of technology, that we forget to notice the world around us. We forget that a … Continue reading #stuffraresays 5-29-16
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.
As I watch others post to their feeds. Mothers day and all great deeds. Sharing love and glory you see. I place my head down and remain unseen. Serving reminder, that what is gone. While this day is a special bond. For me there is always something wrong. My love for my mother held … Continue reading A Mothers Way (Poem)
It's come to my attention that even with my YouTube posts, you all seem to enjoy the personal stuff more. At least that's what I get the most views on. Would I be ruining my YouTube channel posting family segments?
Hey guys... I did it again. This time with much more going on. The one thing I haven't ever truly divulged about me, is the daily life I live every day. I hope you all enjoy. Don't forget to like and share 🙂 Click here to watch YouTube video
Thank you all for your kind, and encouraging comments on yesterday's YouTube video. If I didn't get around to reciprocating a like, comment or rating. My apologies. Had to do some traveling, and well... You ALL know what that's like. I've been wanting to monotize my site lately, and I know some of my fellow … Continue reading Inspirational Tuesday 4-26-16
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!
Alright! It's Friday. Crystal's tale.... I know. I promised. (Rolling eyes in disappointment.) It's been a rough week. Appointments are becoming more trouble then their worth, and well... Dang it! Let me tell you a little story about that struggle of motherhood I mention every once in a while. I have this beautiful, brilliant, ball … Continue reading Did She Really Just Say That?
"The universe has a way of settling debts. Revenge is irrelevant. The proof is always in the pudding."©Rareity 4-20-16 #stuffraresays
Somedays your gonna feel defeated. Your gonna wanna hide away because your breaking inside and no one around you will remotely understand. It's going to burn, and your going to cry inside. It won't matter what it's for, or about because it's going to be your demon/demons to conquer. When you face this wrath buckle … Continue reading #stuffraresays 4-14-16
Do you ever.. Just wonder. Your life; aspects, factors, downfalls, successes, choices and repercussions. Often, we get dealt with a few bad hands. Some, they let it take them down. I don't mean the self bad talk either. I mean, letting it define everything they are. Others, kinda just roll on through doing what they … Continue reading Have you ever….
"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)
What if I told you, Crystal's tale are moments in time I share with my first born. Yes... We have our problems just like any other parent child relationship. I focus my parenting on a different kind of way? When it comes to the big things in life... I do... That. There will always be … Continue reading What if I….
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
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)
I am most grateful for the recent comments I have been receiving. Thanks So much!!! Often we live through life, and experiences follow. It is what we learn as we grow, that matters the most. I believe that is why I have had more motivation lately to tell hard hitting short stories. In everyday life, … Continue reading A Poetic SOW with an Update
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
Ok so I know I've taken you all for quite the ride in this past year. Stories and sagas have slowed. Poetry is at a minimum. SOW is still coming yet not consistently. What can I say? I've been busy. This novel means a lot to me. Has a great story line to it, and … Continue reading A Writers Life
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)
Perceptions can be deceiving There is a deeper meaning Look around, observe the world The answers stand around you ©Rareity 💐
I've had a heavy workload this weekend, and you may have noticed the drop in my posts. It doesn't mean I've forgotten about you. How could I do that? 😀 I spent my weekend in a daze. With quite the eventful weekend, I didn’t have much time to think, or be around to post. Therefore, my … Continue reading Lifetimes and Memories (S.O.W)
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!…???
Sleep? What is that? An unknown land of mystery unfolded each night as our eyelids drift closed. A dream world filled with puzzles, riddles and unknowns. Disturbed by children who do not sleep in, crucial moments you wish you could dream again. Rareity 12-28-15
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
This morning, as we pulled up to my youngest son #2’s school, I gave the older kiddos the breakdown. “OK guys your big kids, and this is a little kid school. When we take your brother inside, don’t go in, don’t play with toys, and don’t start getting crazy, because this isn’t your school.” “OK.” … Continue reading The Secret Power of Mom