All in the family
August 29, 2014
My niece left for college this morning. I don’t know how that happened, considering that just yesterday, she was seven, and carrying her dolly around the supermarket next to me, while her cousins — my sons, then 5 and 6 — fought over who got to put things in my shopping cart. Aisle after aisle. Then […]
August 21, 2014
This is a story about a boy and a car and two bald tires, one with a hole in it. The boy knew he shouldn’t do that to his tires, but he did it anyway, because he was young and he had a new (used) car and he was the first among his friends to […]
July 16, 2014
Because he won’t be the Kid Who Doesn’t Drive Yet for much longer.
July 6, 2014
Parenting teens in the summer is like having cats: Just put out some food and maybe they’ll show up.
June 25, 2014
There you are making my life easier back when my boys were little and the summer days were long, and I just needed to get through another dripping hot day and buy some pancake mix without a meltdown or a scene.
June 23, 2014
Since my kids were little, I have been a stay-at-home mom and a work-at-home mom, but now I am a sometimes-commutes-to-New York City-mom.
June 20, 2014
But in my house, this is no longer our summer break. This is my kids’ break.