He is only going half days for kindergarten. I tell everyone that it is because I don’t think he can handle full days yet. And that is true. The other reason is because I am not ready for him to do full days yet. He is my first and my only and I am clinging.
The future is bright. I know this, because I witnessed the future in action last Saturday at the Colorado State Marching Band finals, and it was a beautiful thing. Marching Band is exhausting. Grueling. FUN.  When it all comes together, marching band is a...
Some child care centers, like the one my kids attend, offer extra curricular classes like dance or martial arts where they bring the instructor into the center to conduct class during the day. I was more than willing to pay extra for this class for the luxury of being able to skip the wait-list for a Saturday morning dance class we could otherwise attend and I not having to drive there. I wish there were more opportunities like that.
It’s back to school time! Or is it? If your child has graduated high school, this time of year can feel really confusing whether they have plans to go to college, move into the workforce, join the military or...
School is back in full swing and if you’re anything like me, your plate just got a lot fuller. With after-school practices and homework to juggle amongst other things, there are only so many hours in the day. How I'm...
Do I feel the need to validate myself and explain my career decision with past accolades and honors to reassure myself and others of my choice? Not anymore. I used to apologize and dismiss the very notion of this choice, but now that I'm deep into the teen years with my three kids, the value of motherhood and what I offer and contribute has seeped into my bones.  
Organization is not my natural inclination. As a single person, that worked out most of the time. I probably was not as productive as I could be, but I organized the big stuff - I knew where my extra...
As a working mom, I often feel like I miss out on opportunities to be there for the little things my kids do at school and daycare (recitals, parties, picture day etc).  Last Friday, for example, though I had...
The bustle and excitement of a new school year is upon us. Fresh haircuts, new backpacks, sharp pencils, reuniting with friends. It’s glorious, isn’t it? But what happens when it’s not? My youngest just started kindergarten this year. The first week...
Make time to spend time with your teen. Tell her you love her. Give him too many hugs. This is not the season to walk in offense. Love when you are rejected and love them when they fail. Love when you really, really don’t want to.

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