Roller Coaster

This evening I had about 15 minuted of down time in my crazy busy day.
The hubby was working late and Baby W was hinting for some cuddle time.
And since cuddle time is my favorite part of every day,
I curled up on the couch to take advantage.
We snuggled as I flipped through the channels.
I saw that one of my all-time favorite movies was on TV,
Parenthood {with Steve Martin}.
I hadn’t seen the movie since becoming a parent myself.
Let’s just say, I wasn’t prepared for the overwhelming emotion I would feel through every single scene of the movie. 
It was like the writers had some how taken every emotion, every fear, every heartbreak, every milestone, every awe-ha moment a parent could ever possibly conceive and they wrapped it up ever-so-perfectly into 120 minutes of laughter and tears.
At one point I looked at Baby W, my eyes filled with tears,
and I felt…
Well, I don’t really know the word for what I felt,
so I guess you could sayI had one of those moments“.
And in that moment, I took a mental picture,
and placed it in the most cherished section of my memory bank.
{by the crazy old grandma}
“You know, when I was nineteen, Grandpa took me on a roller coaster.
Up, down, up, down.
Oh, what a ride!
I always wanted to go again.
You know, it was just so interesting to me that a ride could make me so frightened, so scared, so sick, so excited, and so thrilled all together!
Some didn’t like it.
They went on the merry-go-round.
That just goes around.
I like the roller coaster.
You get more out of it.”
-Grandma from PARENTHOOD (The Movie)
Life is like a theme park ride.
Will you chose the roller coaster
or the merry-go-round?
Stay tuned tomorrow for a chic giveaway!
I’ll give you a hint:

And then, more SECRETS will be revealed on Thursday!

You Might Also Like...


  • Reply
    Lexie Loo & Dylan Too
    December 2, 2010 at 7:30 pm

    I haven't watched that movie in many years! I'm going to have to now!

  • Reply
    Lexie Loo & Dylan Too
    December 2, 2010 at 7:30 pm

    I haven't watched that movie in many years! I'm going to have to now!

  • Reply
    Cheap Louis Vuitton Handbags
    August 15, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    louis vuitton Malletier — commonly referred to as louis vuitton or shortened to LV —is a French fashion house founded in 1854.

  • Reply
    open file explorer windows 10
    January 30, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    File explorer is a File manager application where you save you desktop data and important files.Through this Online tutorial you get to know How to work properly with this application.Because in windows 10 OS you need to some guidance to know the proper way for the access.Thank you.

  • Reply
    September 20, 2018 at 6:56 pm

    This was a very profound bit of cinema – it really stands out in the movie – what a deep message .

  • Reply
    Liteblue Login
    April 14, 2019 at 12:44 am

    it really stands out in the movie – what a deep message .

  • Reply
    October 11, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    DarkReal is New Media Website Exclusive for Games, Technology, iPhone and Android. DarkReal give Latest News Regarding all the Games.

  • Reply
    myaarpmedicare login
    December 11, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    MyAARPMedicare is one of the most popular medical insurance plans in the United States. The main reason for the popularity of MyAARPMedicare plans is its service quality and the rewards/benefits that customers.

  • Reply
    Mobdro APK
    March 24, 2020 at 10:49 am

    Thank you, your article was really helpful to me!

  • Reply
    April 2, 2020 at 2:33 pm

    can be especially difficult to achieve with a knit because they’re all Herve Leger Bandage Dress going to be formed to the body.

  • Reply
    din shakes
    May 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Childhood is the best and the most energetic age in life and this age is going to be more interesting with the best games to play for free. Bubble Shooter is the best game in the world which is used to make the childhood even more interesting and also, even more, learning the concentration while playing the game. This is the magic of the bubble games which makes the children best in concentration.

Leave a Reply