Monday, February 3, 2014


Tonight's post will be short and sweet. Monday has officially robbed me of coherent thought, which is sometimes better than my typical ability to over think the crap out of everything. I'm reinstating an old rule that I forgot ALL about for too long now. Once the lights are out and the TV off- No thinking allowed in bed. ANY kind of thinking.
No- Don't forget to buy almond milk.
No- Where is Greyson going to go to school in the Fall? Ughhhh.That one keeps me up at night. Our previous public school experience was heartbreaking and I don't feel like we've been given many options.

Just no thinking PERIOD. No what ifs, no ands and no buts. My night time tendency is to worry, scheme, plan, fret and scowl. I'm going to take a break from that crazy. My mind is a dry erase board and I'm visually wiping the slate clean.

Things I loved today.

Horse Therapy Monday. I love that you can slap the word, therapy after a noun and that makes it proven to work. I used to think that Behavior and Speech Therapy were the only things that could truly benefit the boys. Now I know that although they are very important to us, there's lots of stuff we can do to create happy, healthy, boys.  It even works for adults too. Carb therapy. Pinot Grigio therapy. Chocolate therapy. Coloring therapy. Coffee therapy. Talk therapy. All truth.

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He loves the motorcycle even more than the horse. Watching the peaceful calm overtake him while riding it is therapy for this Momma.

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Yesterday's rain was therapy for the sky. Look how clear and happy it is.

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And hanging out with this guy is my favorite. Doodle therapy.

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Parker did so good that I got him his very own coffee to match mine for Speech Therapy.

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Just kidding, it's juice.

Listening to Adam Levine therapy. Did you hear him sing Purple Rain at Howard Stern's Birthday party?


And last of all, bath therapy.

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And moments like this makes me realize, that sometimes having a lot to worry about also means you have a lot to be grateful for too. I'm going to focus on the grateful part as I fall asleep tonight.




  1. LOVE!!! Love every bit of it....thank you :)

  2. I was grateful today:) My youngest baby had his hearing tested and it was fine. We're in the process of getting to the evaluation point. with him, and on the one hand, his hearing being fine isn't great. On the other hand, his hearing is fine. And I'll take it.

  3. I am going to focus on being grateful too. Thank you. I look forward to your writing therapy each morning. I wish you still lived in Missouri. I am a public school teacher and would love to spend my days with Grayson! <3

  4. Thank you, thank you for this post and all of your other posts, too! I'm a new reader of your blog and am a grandma of two boys (the little one is also named Parker). My older grandson is almost four and we have discovered in the past few months that he has super powers. Your blog makes me feel like we are not alone. Although we live in Minnesota I feel like you are a friend who understands. I am the daycare provider for my two grandsons and watching my older grandson and all of his struggles is just plain overwhelming on some days. When I read your blog, I feel that someone else "gets it." We don't know yet if our Parker also has super powers (he's only 10 months old), but sometimes it's so easy to worry, worry and then worry some more that we forget to celebrate all of the great things. Your blog helps me to remember the good parts of the day. Please know that I love reading your blog and seeing the pictures of your two precious sons. :)

  5. That sky! The sun! Seeing your pictures is my therapy. It's grey, black, snowy, icy and white here in Chicago. I woke up happy this morning because I dreamed about green grass and flowers last night. (I'm not kidding.) Need to stop thinking and be grateful too.

  6. Hi Friend :) I call mine Chrissy therapy because your words and pictures make me happy.
    Thanks for bring you & being here & sharing.
    Love & happiness to you, sweet Momma xoxo Jen

  7. Lol! I love your idea of adding therapy to things and how it totally changes my perspective of it! Genius, you! I LOVE reading your blog so almost always read from my phone which doesn't allow me to comment even though I often want to add a "me too!" but am on my desktop now so wanted to take the opportunity now! Thanks for writing, Chrissy.

  8. How true: "And moments like this makes me realize, that sometimes having a lot to worry about also means you have a lot to be grateful for too." I never thought of it that way before. Thank you, I needed that today. <3