I’ve only been a mom to a teenager for two years, but it has made me believe that our teens need us just as much as our tots do… or maybe even more.  Sure, we don’t spend nearly as much...
Gone are the days of hiding eggs, visiting the Easter Bunny and wearing plaid pastel ties. My son isn’t into any of that anymore, but we still celebrate together. I continue to make an Easter basket for him, but...
Watching our kids, more specifically our teens, go through heartbreak — their first heartbreak — isn’t easy.  I found that out firsthand this week.  Just because they’re kids, doesn’t mean their feelings aren’t big and their emotions even bigger. ...
As babies and itty-bitties, we read to our children a lot. I remember the days with the heavy body leaning into mine as we flipped the pages of my son’s favorite books like There’s a Wocket in My Pocket...
Yesterday, I was flipping through my Facebook feed, mindlessly looking through posts from old friends and ads for things that I vaguely remember mentioning a day or two ago to my husband (How does Facebook know that by the...
Middle school is rough, even when you’re 40. It might even be harder.  I recently had an experience that reminded me all over again of middle school, and how socially rough it can be to be a girl. I have been...
I just moved cross country and I took this opportunity to clean out some old bins in my kids’ rooms.  Well to be completely honest, I didn’t WANT to clean out the bins, but my daughter decided that as...
If your kid is anything like mine, they’ve been asking for a smartphone for a while now. Maybe you’ve been avoiding it like me. I’ve been saying “no” to a smartphone since my son was about nine years old....
Lately, I’ve been trying a lot of new things.  I’ve been listening to new music, shopping different stores, and watching all kinds of new shows on TV.  I’m actually making these changes by choice.  See, my daughter is now...
I am very much a “one-and-done” kind of parent. It is by very deliberate choice that I have an only child. The reasons for this are numerous and maybe the topic of another blog. Because I only have one...

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