Janelle Evans, Author
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Well, it’s been a hot minute since I posted, but honestly I didn’t have the energy to do one more thing for the last two months. My daughter got engaged to a very nice young man, but they had a … Continue reading
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Well I didn’t want to win mother of the year anyway.
One of the hardest things in life is being wrong, but when it’s your child you’ve messed up with it’s even worse. It’s just one more reminder that parenting is a crap shoot, and I really don’t know what I’m … Continue reading
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It’s all up to you.
Recently, I attended a thing called girls camp. Since I was in charge of the whole darn thing I got to choose the service project, and I picked tying quilts. It was a project that took several months to bring … Continue reading
In my backyard I have lots of types of roses, because of my love for the traditional English garden. Some of those roses make up a living wall that splits my backyard into two sections. The beautiful New Dawns that … Continue reading
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The worst excuse ever!
My daughter and youngest son have spent a lot of time driving each other crazy. They are like oil and water, and both think its the other person’s job to change before the irritation will stop. I spend a lot … Continue reading
Can life be fun? Well that’s up to you.
With two children out of high school, I find my house filled by a lot of twenty-somethings. The way they proudly state themselves to be adults, then two seconds later often lament about how hard their life is cracks me … Continue reading
The touch of a mother
This week I found myself incredibly busy, trying to get ready for my daughter’s high school graduation while still carving out time to do the endless business of an editor for a publishing house. My husband happened to be home … Continue reading
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Never be just one thing in life
Over the years I’ve mentioned my husband quite a few times, but this week he showed off one my favorite things that he does, his willingness to constantly learn knew things. Sometime this week, I noticed that some of the … Continue reading
Blow my lid
My husband came home one day this week to a very angry wife. He hadn’t done anything personally; he’d been working the whole day. And to be honest, it wasn’t any one particular person or event that had set me … Continue reading
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My daughter’s date to the prom this year entered a romantic relationship with another girl a few weeks ago. That was fine with my daughter since they had only ever been friends, and they would only be attending the dance … Continue reading
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