Category Archives: afraid

Sisters by Heart

How would you feel if after 13 years of knowing one man to be your father, you find out he may not be? This is what happened to my sister. It wasn’t long after I had learned that I had 2 … Continue reading

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How close is to close?

I think we’ve touched on this subject before but I wanted to expand on it a little since I saw this on the news.  I know I may be alone here but I can’t stand it when people get to … Continue reading

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Tough Love…will it work?

“If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.” This quote is so true!! I have 3 sisters, all … Continue reading

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Why do we laugh when we shouldn’t?

We’ve all done this don’t you think?  Laugh when it was inappropriate? Laugh when we shouldn’t or when something isn’t even funny.  Maybe even at something that’s sad. We were watching a movie review of the new Clint Eastwood movie Gran … Continue reading

Posted in afraid, behavior, choices, comfortable, differences, embarrassment, emotions, fears, feelings, funny, grief, laughs, laughter, mary tyler moore, people, sad, sadness, scared, self control, sorrow, stress, things, Uncategorized, you tube | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Would you give your teen a breathalyzer test?

I was cruising on the net this morning and came across this. I know we’ve talked about teens drinking before and I think we are all pretty much in agreement that we don’t hide alcohol and keep it a deep … Continue reading

Posted in activities, adults, afraid, alcohol, bad habits, behavior, differences, drinking and driving, fears, getting drunk, life lessons, parent's, parenting, parties, peer pressure, people, problems, teenagers, things, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Question of the day

What things scare you even though you know they shouldn’t?

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Winter Driving

Every year we go through this.  Winter comes, snow flies and the roads get slippery.  So why is it that every year when winter arrives and we know the roads are going to be slippery and snow covered, people still … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, afraid, anger, bad habits, behavior, choices, dangerous, dangers, differences, driving, fears, feelings, people, problems, road rage, seasons, stress, things, thoughts, travel, weather conditions, winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Deer hunting is here

We live on a farm and hunting season has come.  I have 6 horses along with other animals.  Last night at 5 PM I heard 14 gunshots in 20 minutes coming from our back property. The worst thing was I … Continue reading

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How well do you check your candy?

Every year we go trick or treating and every year I hear at least once, “make sure you check the candy first.” I never let Bailey eat any of his candy until we get home and go through it. Okay … Continue reading

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Your special

I don’t care if you lick windows, take the special bus or occasionally pee on yourself.. You hang in there sunshine, you’re friggin’ special

Posted in afraid, feelings, friends, fun, funny, humor, humorous, jokes, laughs, laughter, people, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Ultrasound-to find out babies sex only???

Okay.  So I have this HUGE little thing that I’m a bit irked about. I’ve been pregnant 4 times.  2 of those times they thought there might be a problem of some kind or the other with the baby.  Which meant … Continue reading

Posted in adults, afraid, anger, behavior, canadian medical, cheat, choices, courtesy, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, honesty, Lying, medical care, people, pregnancy, problems, ultrasounds. canadian health care, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Question of the day

When’s the last time you had to give a speech?  How did it go?

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Question of the day

How many days could you last in solitary confinement?  How would you do it?

Posted in adults, afraid, alone, behavior, being alone, choices, depression, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

“Green” light bulbs

I was curious to know if any of you have tried the “new” energy efficient light bulbs? We bought a bunch of them a few years ago when they were all those spiral-y ugly ones. I couldn’t stand the way they looked. … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, adults, afraid, changes, choices, differences, energy, environment, fears, feelings, garbage, habits, life, light bulbs, people, problems, questions, responsibility, safety, scared, things, thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

Kids Korner

If you were offered $250 to kiss someone you liked in front of you class, would you do it?

Posted in afraid, behavior, childhood, children, choices, differences, embarassing, embarrassment, emotions, fears, feelings, growing up, kids, Kids Korner, memories, people, questions, simple questions, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Question of the day

If your friends and acquaintances were willing to bluntly and honestly tell you what they really thought of you, would you want them to?

Posted in adults, afraid, choices, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, friendship, friendships, peers, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

2 Connected By Holocaust Reunited After 63 Years

I’m not sure why I’ve always been so interested in anything and everything that has to do with the Holocaust.  But ever since I can remember, something about it really grabs me in.  I’m not sure if it’s the historical aspect … Continue reading

Posted in adulthood, adults, afraid, age, anger, anne frank, behavior, best friends, change, changes, childhood, children, choices, death, depression, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, friendships, girls, growing up, history, holocaust, humiliate, humiliation, hurt, kids, memories, news, people, reuntied, schindlers list, sorrow, Uncategorized, war, wars, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Question of the day

If you could eliminate any one type of insect permanently from the earth, what would you get rid of?

Posted in adults, afraid, choices, differences, fears, feelings, kids, people, pests, Question of the day, questions, scare, scared, simple questions, things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Kids Korner

Have you ever been embarrassed by a teacher?  How did it make you feel and what did you do?

Posted in adults, afraid, anger, behavior, childhood, children, embarrassed, emotions, feelings, humiliation, hurt, hurt feelings, kids, Kids Korner, memories, past, people, questions, simple questions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Kids Korner

Would it be worse to spend a night all alone in an empty house in the woods or to spend it with a friend outdoors in a violent thunderstorm?

Posted in afraid, behavior, children, choices, comfort, comfortable, differences, emotions, fears, feelings, kids, Kids Korner, people, questions, simple questions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Accidents at home

I was thinking the other day that we have really been lucky as far as home accidents go.  I’m not talking about falls or cuts and injuries but fires and real disasters. Back in the late 80’s we had a fire … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, adults, afraid, choices, differences, fears, feelings, habits, life, life lessons, lifestyles, mistakes, people, scare, scared, things, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Canadian Health Care?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

It all started on our July long holiday weekend (I think it’s your July 4th weekend).  We decided to pack the family up and go camping.  24 hours into the trip my 3 year old gets a fever of 104.7.  … Continue reading

Posted in afraid, canadian medical, children, choices, emotions, fears, feelings, government, kids, medical, medical care, medicine, people, scared, sorrow, stress, surgery, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Allergies in School

My little man is starting preschool next Tuesday!  I can’t believe that he’s old enough to go, but he’s certainly ready.  We have visited his classroom and met his teacher and he is very excited to start.  There are 10-12 … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, afraid, children, choices, differences, eating, eating habits, eating together, emotions, fears, feelings, food, friends, hurt feelings, kids, life, people, things, thoughts, Uncategorized, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Empty Nest at 28??

I know I’m only 28 but this feeling is already here!! I get sad every year when Bailey goes back school. But it’s entirely different this time. The transition between 2nd and 3rd grade I think is a HUGE one. He suddenly … Continue reading

Posted in afraid, age, alone, behavior, being alone, change, changes, children, choices, depression, differences, emotions, empty nest, fears, feelings, growing up, home alone, kids, regret, sorrow, sorry, thoughts, Uncategorized, unhealthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Question of the day

Do you prefer to be the passenger or the driver?

Posted in accidents, adults, afraid, cars, choices, control, driving, fears, feelings, life, people, Question of the day, road rage, simple questions, things, thinking, thoughts, traffic, transportation, worry, worrying | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments