MommaBlog. A mom’s life. Much like yours.
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.
September 17, 2015
I am well aware of what I will be losing when my youngest gets his driver’s license, and it feels bittersweet.
August 26, 2015
It is the summer before the summer before college for my soon-to-be senior. My kids are lined up like tennis balls at the base of a ball machine chute. Before I know it — WHOOSH! ….WHOOSH! They’ll be gone.