Blog Archives

About those writing resolutions…

So last year I made a poor resolution. To resolve to “do _____ every day” unless it’s to breathe or sleep is probably not going to happen.  I resolved to blog every day, and to write more on FB than

Posted in Etcetera

Ethan on Chance

As I was saying goodnight to Ethan, we were chatting a little bit about family — kids, my parents, his grandparents, my grandparents, his future kids, etc. Suddenly he gave me a tight hug and said, “Don’t worry. You’ll be happily married someday.”

Posted in Etcetera

Going up

I’ve debated whether I have anything worth posting. But how often can one really justify everything they say as being truly necessary and super amazing? So I might as well be real. I did want to let you know I’m

Posted in Etcetera

Double Divorcée

I signed papers on Friday, which means at most I’ve got 90 days left of my very short-lived marriage. I’ve tried thinking of a 5/7/5 answer to give when people ask where Clay is, to keep myself from strong tendencies

Posted in Etcetera

Growing Tomatoes & Remembering Tips

This tip for growing tomatoes seems like it might work well for our dry climate… basically make a watering bucket and plant them around that. I’m not ready to plant tomatoes yet. Saving the link for later. By the way,

Posted in Etcetera Tagged with: , ,

Spare the Rod? Challenging Spanking

Please said it aint so: More than 90% of American parents spank their toddlers three times a week. I think this calls for a little bit of a brainstorm. When is spanking the best way to teach a child how

Posted in Etcetera

Quote from a friend

A friend gave me this quote at a party, and I’d been meaning to share it here. It was originally given in a talk to men, but it applies to everyone. “Serving God and our fellow men will challenge us

Posted in Etcetera


Just your atypical geeky single mormon mommy, blogging about faith, family, life, and love.

Velda - SingleMormonMommy

I'm Velda, by the way. Nice meeting you.

RSSFollow me on TwitterFacebook Page


You can subscribe using the RSS link, or if you prefer email, just enter your address here. I'll only send you updates, and promise not to spam.