when you get knocked down, part-2

So as I mentioned in

https://slightlysarahblog.com/2016/09/08/when-you-get-knocked-down-part-1/

 This is personal writing that I did not intend to share. So the letter below is a very raw piece I wrote to my child. I feel compelled to share all of this now because of the shadow and stigma attached to any child labeled “less than perfect”.

This is a piece I wrote for Eve the night before she had her “evaluation”. I write both girls letters on and off so they have them when they are older. I did not realize how scared I really was until I read this back to myself.

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Pre-School Basics – Part 2

Just a little follow up to yesterday’s post, where I was ranting and raving about enrolling my daughter in college, I mean pre-school. So what I didn’t tell you guys is that yesterday I got to stay in the classroom and observe. Today was our first drop off day.

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Does this little baby look like she can be dropped off??? OK, fine this is an old picture, but she still looks like this to me.

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School Bus Assholes

Hey Ya’ll

So school has started or is starting in the next day or two. Just a friendly PSA to brush up on your school bus rules. OK, first of all let’s remember when we were kids on the school bus. Yes, that’s right, I didn’t have one of those booshie ass childhoods. I rode the school bus. Yes, kids picked on me and I am semi -traumatized from the school bus, but that is not the point. The point is;

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Ugly Office Makeover

Hey guys,

This has got to be my favorite summer project. Mostly because it means I don’t have to write these blogs from the chaos of the kitchen anymore. So this really weird room was an add on to our house from the previous owner. He wanted a “workshop” so he butchered our 2 ½ car garage and created this space. I am only grateful for it now that I have been kicked out of two home offices spaces in the last two years. That’s what happens when you have kids. They take all your space, and your sanity. Anyways, we used this little box room for tools, crafts, storage, junk, and finally I got tossed in here as well.

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Wedding Story Part-2. All of the moving pieces

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Hosting a wedding at a private residence is like starting with a totally blank slate. It’s totally awesome and yet very overwhelming at the same time.

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Wedding Story- Part One- A “not so”, destination, Destination Wedding

Step One: Finding a venue for the big day

 It’s a destination wedding!

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Slow Cooker Slams

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So I’m a total crockpot whore. If it can be made in the crockpot, I’m about that life. I also like to freeze my crockpot meals, that way I can thaw them later and….put them back in the crockpot! These are a few of my wins.

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