happy 21

you are twenty one today which makes me want to say hooray! [just kidding….I am not going to write a cheesy rhyming poem for you] I’m certain you can imagine it’s a bit unnerving to wake up one day and realize…. Yikes! I’m the parent of an adult. While people can change once they grow … More happy 21

June is like December

I came to a realization the other day.  June is like December.  For me, anyway.  There’s so much happening.  Starting in May.  Events, holidays, celebrations, etc.  I have counted 13 happenings in my calendar between May 11 and the end of June.  Some were major life events like my son’s high school graduation.  Some were … More June is like December

15

Today my sweet daughter Allie turns fifteen.  I came across a letter yesterday, posted on one of my new favorite sites, brainpickings.org.  It’s from Jackson Pollock’s dad, to him, written in 1928.  While it’s not terribly emotion filled, it is, quite touchingly, what we as parents so want to convey to our children when they’re … More 15

Celebrate….Us

This is the week.  Graduation week.  Just a few more days and our eldest will no longer be a high school student. While this fact does emote feelings of sadness, it also makes me joyful.  I feel like my husband and I have done a good job.  We have successfully helped our son navigate through … More Celebrate….Us