MommaBlog. A mom’s life. Much like yours.
June 21, 2017
I know it’s not easy when you’ve spent the last 18 years carting them to lessons and practices and looking over homework and softening the blow of a broken heart. But let them go. We raised them to leave us. That was the whole point.
June 21, 2016
This day is a luxury. For me and for my kids. To wish to go back to when my kids were little now would be like giving up a winning lottery ticket and the Oscar for Best Actress and the World Cup wrapped in one.
April 7, 2016
All those crazy-making brain changes are preparing the brain for unprecedented learning. And, as such, they are critical to helping our teens grow up and be the smart, capable adults they need to become so they won’t live forever in our basements.
February 24, 2016
Today is the day my son enrolled in college, which is weird, because I swear it was just last Tuesday that he was racing Hot Wheels cars across the kitchen floor.
January 1, 2016
You can’t “choose to be happy” any more than you can choose to be tall. There isn’t a dial on our hearts that we can set to “happy” just because our brains want us to.
December 9, 2015
It wasn’t just about what he’d done the night before. It was about what I’ve been doing for the past 18 years.
November 13, 2015
I take my job as Mary’s godmother seriously. My first lesson for her: Every woman should have her own money. So I gave her a $100 bill to get her started.