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P is for Patience by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Don't say it. When I looked today I was so ashamed. I haven't blogged once in 2010! How is that possible? No sense dwelling on it the story is still the same. Any ... Read on »
After All, He IS the President by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ok I know, for the most part, I blog about my kids and about parenting issues and my struggle, like most moms, to balance work and family. But every now and then things th ... Read on »
In My Spare Time by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Don’t say it, I know, it’s been weeks since my last post. Why dwell on the obvious? I have great intentions but execution… not my biggest strong suit. I figure I owe you a ... Read on »
Hey folks, It's just TV by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's been going on for weeks and at first I thought I wouldn't weigh in, but I just can't help it. First, a confession, I am (or was) a huge fan of the show Jon & Kate Plu ... Read on »
Not again! by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I know, I know, how many times can you apologize for the same thing? I can't believe it's been almost 6 months since my last post. I would promise to do better, but haven' ... Read on »
...And Then There's My Son by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting When my husband and I started this journey, I had no idea where it would take me. We wanted to be parents, and realizing early that pregnancy wasn't going to be easy, we q ... Read on »
No Matter Your Size... by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I recently had a conversation with a close girlfriend that I just couldn't wait to write about. Since she was in her early twenties, she's had an on again off again re ... Read on »
One Small Victory for My Kids by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So, where did I leave off? The holidays were pretty good for the kids. We've had to adjust my daughter's meds and we've added occupational therapy to her list of appointme ... Read on »
Not Another New Year's Resolution by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Yes, I know. I've fallen off the wagon - again. It's been what, almost three months since I posted? I feel terrible but hey, the holidays were... oh never mind. Let me ... Read on »
Parenting and the Economy by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I am a news junky – always have been, always will be. I like to check news from around the U.S. and the world and sometimes I see some pretty interesting stories. Rece ... Read on »
A Mom and the Vice President by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The nomination of Sarah Palin as vice presidential candidate for the Republican Party has sparked quite a bit of debate. Is she ready to lead? Is she qualified? Should we ... Read on »
Motherhood Isn't for the Faint of Heart by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The church that I attend owns a preschool and after care facility. My children attended preschool there and now attend after their day is done in elementary school.  For t ... Read on »
Confronting My Fears by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ok, so I promised by Monday I would submit this post. I' m a little late, shoot me. I originally wrote this for an essay contest The Today Show was having called Tell Us Y ... Read on »
The Doctor is In by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ok, since I had not been to the doctor before my last post, I figured I owed it to anyone who reads to give you the update. I am healing nicely. But for the next three wee ... Read on »
Silence and self discovery by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So as you know, I am in my second week of not being able to talk. My doctor' s appointment is coming up and hopefully I' ve healed to the point where I can begin to use my ... Read on »
Cat Got Your Tongue? by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So you wont' believe what's been going on with me. On top of working and being a wife and mom I sing. And I've noticed lately that I am having trouble reaching part of my ... Read on »
So, You Didn't Want Kids of Your Own? by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's funny. The whole idea of adoption was never a foreign concept to me. I suppose it's  because I grew up in an environment where taking care of those in need was just w ... Read on »
But for the grace of God... by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So I had this idea. About three weeks before school ended, my son put on a pair of paints and all of a sudden, they didn't seem to fit anymore. They were too short. Overni ... Read on »
Two Little Words by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So I started this blog as a way to put my thoughts down and as a way to free myself from what I sometimes am ashamed to admit. It's strange because intellectually I know i ... Read on »
Changing Priorities by Karin D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting You know it's funny. When I was younger, all I wanted to be was a reporter. I wanted to cover the news, particularly education and write stories that were compelling, thou ... Read on »