Category Archives: Family

Happy Mother’s Day

This day is so special for all of us hard working moms!  It is especially bittersweet for me.  I lost my mom 15 years ago and I miss her just as much as I always have.  After too many years … Continue reading

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WORRY

WORRY Is there an imaginary cutoff period when Offspring become accountable For their own actions? Is there some wonderful moment when Parents can become detached spectators in The lives of their children and shrug, ‘It’s Their life,’ and feel nothing? … Continue reading

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my daughter’s Halloween party

L is having sort of a Halloween party get together with 2 of her friends.  She’s never been given this much control over her own party and it’s been difficult.  I had lots of ideas to give her but she’s … Continue reading

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mother/daughter moment

M and I had a mother/daughter event yesterday.  We got our ears pierced…well, not our ears exactly, my cartilage and her tragus. It did hurt…alot actually and it was not fun to sleep on one side all night but I … Continue reading

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executive functioning or lack thereof…

Last night I went to a meeting/lecture with Dr. Martin L. Kutscher about executive function, dysfunction, in adhd kids.  Parenting 2 adhd kids of my own has been challenging at best.  M, 17,  is adhd hyperactive, impulsive with odd tendencies, … Continue reading

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gap year options

My high school had its first gap year fair and it may be the answer to the post high school question.  M did get into one school but I’m unsure that I want her to go to that one.  It’s … Continue reading

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Hello world!

This is my first post…it is my oldest daughter’s birthday today.  She is 19. It was a Friday and she was scheduled for Sunday.  We all knew her sex and that Sunday was the day but the doctor called on … Continue reading

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