I have been watching friends of mine navigate their children’s senior year and upcoming graduations—the excitement, the drama, the heartache of letting your child grow up. My kids are tweens, so I am still a newbie to this phase...
If you think road rage is bad on I-25 during rush hour, you have not experienced the frustrations and barely restrained hostilities happening every day in school parking lots. Different schools, different cities, different states. It's all the same. And much of it boils down to some basic personality differences.
Making Friends Some of you have lived here since the day you were born. Others, like me, have moved dozens of times. But we have something in common: Making new friends can be a little nerve-wracking for e-v-e-r-y-o-n-e. When I was younger, my...
But I turn and clutch the doll to my chest, suppressing tears. This doll, placed so tenderly on the step, is an offering to the passage of time, to growing up, to letting go. It hurts my heart. I don’t want it to come yet. Slowly, I make my way down the stairs, cradling the doll.
  It’s back to school time.  Yay!! After spending the summer driving my kids all over the place for their activities and listening to them bicker, I’m ready!!  While I am sad, because I really do enjoy having them around and the freedom...
We teach our children to befriend the new kids, but do we moms act on our own advice? Another summer has passed too quickly and our kids are back at school. If you're like me, you're lamenting the end of long,...
In an effort to put myself out there, I am joining everything you can think of. I just signed for a knitting class and joined the PTO for my son’s school. Maybe that is my version of a mid-life crisis.
The other day, my ten year old son came home from school and he promptly asked to go outside and play with his friends. I asked the question I always ask, "Do you have any homework?" To which he...
Sometimes parents and teachers don’t see eye-to-eye. Parents may think their kids are angels; teachers may think parents don’t want to hear their perspective about their student. Either way, there are certain things that parents never want to hear...
Dear Son,  I am so glad for the excitement in your eyes when we talk about starting kindergarten.  It makes my heart happy to see how excited you are to go school supply shopping and to try on new school...

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