F-Word Friday: Friendship

I spent nearly an hour talking to one of my best friends this morning, and it made my day even better.  We live in different time zones and have 7 children between us, so talking on the phone can be challenging.  What I love is that even if it has been awhile, we can pick…

Day 75: I’ve got friends in high places…or at least in many places

I’ve been married to the military for almost nine years now, and we have moved pretty frequently in that time.  Moving is always a challenge for everyone in the family, especially when you usually are not choosing where you are going to live and when you are moving.  After finding a home, unpacking every box…

Day 64-65: testing…testing

Today, Addie had her first evaluation with the clinic here.  I was worried that we would not be able to do much today, and they had forewarned me that some children take a few sessions to do the entire evaluation.  She had also been sick the night before (threw up three times, a side effect…

Day 62: hit and miss communication

Lately, I’ve been experiencing some hit and miss communication.  By this, I mean that I either am missing phone calls/texts/emails/smoke signals or am finding that I do not have the time to communicate with those I would like to be communicating with.  I can often blame this on inconsistent Italian cell reception or internet, different…