Month: December 2013

The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)

The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4) by Rick Riordan Goodreads Synopsis: Percy Jackson isn’t expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad…

Another day has started

Another day has started I’m startled by my alarm clock as I lay here half awake Down the hall I can hear my son talking baby to himself Pretty soon he’ll be crying out for breakfast My son, he is restless like me

2014 Must Do Activity

I’m going to do it this year, I’ve promised myself. Every year I see this note (or similar) passed around Facebook Starting the 1st of January write down the good things that happen to you, on little bits of paper: Surprise gifts, Accomplished goals, The beauty of nature,…

From Where I Stand

From Where I Stand, Poetry by Robert Zimmermann Goodreads Synopsis: From Robert Zimmermann comes From Where I Stand, an emotional debut poetry collection. Zimmermann explores strained parental relationships, loss of life, and the despair associated with grief. Alongside these darker themes, he delves into…

The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)

The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3) by Rick Riordan Goodreads Synopsis: IT’S NOT EVERYDAY YOU FIND YOURSELF IN COMBAT WITH A HALF-LION, HALF-HUMAN. But when you’re the son of a Greek god, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing,…

Shine

Shine by Justine Edward Goodreads Synopsis: Shine is a children’s book with a BIG difference. Designed to empower and encourage, this series of positive affirmations will have children smiling from ear to ear. Illustrated by 7 yr old Karl Gabriel who has been diagnosed…

One day in bed

Here is another poem by a sixteen year old me!   It is pretty obvious that I cannot survive on my own And yet I sit here all alone This is my fault It is always going to be because my sin That need…

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2)

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2) by Rick Riordan Synopsis from Goodreads: The heroic son of Poseidon makes an action-packed comeback in the second must-read instalment of Rick Riordan’s amazing young reader’s series. Starring Percy Jackson, a “half-blood” whose mother…

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1)

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan Gosh dang! Where to start! Synopsis from goodreads.com: Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school… again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the…

Dora – that super cool exploradora!

I’ll set the scene; I was having a bad day, came home from work and all I wanted to do was crawl into bed, all my son wanted was to play, not with his toys only with me, I needed a break, I’d had…