Adult Children · Parenting

See You Soon

Saying good-bye to anyone is difficult but if that someone is a daughter, it is a thousand million trillion times harder. A few days ago, after returning from a trip to visit her boyfriend in Indiana, my oldest daughter announced her intention to move to the Hoosier state to be with him.  I knew this… Continue reading See You Soon

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a career in real estate · Parenting · Real Estate

I’m Glad My Daughter Didn’t Listen to Me

Yes, you read the title correctly.  I am glad my daughter didn’t listen to me when it came to all the ‘sage and safe’advice I gave her about real estate. Devon declared she wanted to be a hairdresser when she was younger.  I told her that was a great career but that she needed her… Continue reading I’m Glad My Daughter Didn’t Listen to Me

Birthday Party Ideas · Children · Parenting · Parenting Teens

What is a ‘Deconstructed Party Bag?’ and Why Should You Do It Yearly?

A few years ago, I ran out of ideas for birthday parties that the girls would enjoy.  We’ve done the character visits, the bounce houses, the trips to Chuck E. Cheese’s and Dave and Busters.  We drove a few friends to Disneyland and Boomer’s.  We have done everything there is to do on a birthday… Continue reading What is a ‘Deconstructed Party Bag?’ and Why Should You Do It Yearly?

College Students · Facebook · Parenting · Parenting Teens · Vacations

Why You Should Wait to Share Vacation Photos on Facebook

A few months ago, while on a family vacation in Washington, DC, my mom sent a text and asked, “I thought you were in DC.”  I replied that I was but I wasn’t posting pictures because my oldest daughter was staying in our house alone and I didn’t want to advertise that the majority of… Continue reading Why You Should Wait to Share Vacation Photos on Facebook