Tag Archives: Parenting

How Low Would You Go?

My daughter went to her college counselor for help sending her transcripts to a college, and the counselor, apparently having a bad day, went off on her. She crumpled the request my daughter had handed her and threw it on … Continue reading

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Excerpt Sunday 13

This excerpt comes from the blog of a character I often write. She is a multi-talented¬†entrepreneur who had five children, who then unexpectedly over just a few years wound up adopting 5 more. Her husband, Kelsey, is a studio mogul … Continue reading

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Sisters

There are a lot of sisters among my family. Not only am I one of four sisters, (we have one brother stuck right in the middle, poor guy) but I have two girls, and one of my sisters has two … Continue reading

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So Far Away

I am missing my daughter, Tessa. This first year of college has gone well so far. She has made friends, learned to navigate a difficult city and she has already made the Dean’s list! I could not be prouder. And, … Continue reading

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Think About This

I had to attend a meeting at my daughter’s high school last night. I told myself to be a good parent you have to stay aware, and this meeting was to discuss the direction the school is heading towards next … Continue reading

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Things Got Real Today

Life has been way too serious of late, and this morning it included calls and emails from my daughter’s school, informing us of threats made against the school, and/or the kids. Apparently there is a new social media app called … Continue reading

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When To Push

When I was fourteen, my mother agreed to let me try a new “alternative” high school, and honestly, the results were somewhat disastrous. I wound up dropping out six months before graduating because the teachers were so full of themselves … Continue reading

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