Friday was the last day of middle school for my middle daughter. She is heading off to high school. At this point, many parents ask, “Where did the time go?” and I started to ask the same question but I know where the time went — it went toward anything I chose: the good and… Continue reading Where’d the Time Go?
I am not going to lie — I am kind of old to be giving any kind of baby advice, but I got engaged in a conversation on Twitter with @ComplicatedMama and I realized that even though I am older, I still have an awesome piece of advice I have to share with those of… Continue reading Tip for Helping Older Children Bond With A New Baby
I’m going to tell you a story about something I did but it’s not about bragging or tooting my own horn — it’s about how one person (me) made a difference in a family’s life when they needed it. Two years ago, I was at a daughter’s friend’s pool party. Because I didn’t feel comfortable… Continue reading Paying Attention
When my daughter graduated from high school, I cried. When we drove her to college, I cried intermittently the whole way there, while we dropped her off and the whole way back. I cried when we got home and saw her bedroom door open. I cried….well, you get the picture. But now she’s back (said… Continue reading The Kids are Alright