Author Archives: saussi77

Vocation

It has been exactly two weeks since my last day of employment. Since then, I have done a lot of cleaning, spent time with all the kids, helped out at Chad’s office, and had some job interviews. I haven’t heard … Continue reading

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The Universe Provides

When Jackson and Gracie were born, I had no trouble finding child care. For Jackson, we interviewed a few in-home daycares and picked the one we felt best about. We ended up switching to a different one after a few … Continue reading

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Happiness

Elliot is 8 months old today! He is the best baby ever. I truly have never met a baby as calm and easy-going as he. His smile is always at the ready, and he is friendly to pretty much everyone … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Working Mother

Just when it feels like things couldn’t possibly get worse, Grace gets gangrene. I found it last night – the tell-tale purple finger. She has been “off” for a few days, but I couldn’t figure out what was wrong. A … Continue reading

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When the World Ends

Oh, you know when the world ends I’m going to take you aside and say Let’s watch it fade away, fade away And the world’s done Ours just begun It’s done Ours just begun I never thought that I would … Continue reading

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Independence

When Gracie was little, we couldn’t imagine how she would manage school without someone right by her side helping her get through the days. We ended up accepting a placement for her at the preschool in our district with the … Continue reading

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Trip or Treat

Last night was Halloween—I hope all of you had fun and enjoyed the festivities. I know that my kids sure did! It was Elliot’s first Halloween, and he was tuckered out by all of the being carried around and making … Continue reading

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