Now that my kids are older, it’s easier for me to have “just us” time with my firstborn. But he’s off on his adventures.
I am not trying to be the bearer of bad news here. I want you to be aware.
I can’t be the magic fix-it-all mommy I once was when my kids were small. But if I listen to my teens carefully…
Here’s how I taught my son that nobody should be judged based on how they dress — not even your very embarrassing mother.
For the first decade of her life, my daughter and I were snug as two bugs in a rug. She loved hanging out with me, requested a final hug and kiss every night at bedtime, and came into my room first thing every morning. Then the tween years arrived. We often faced off over issues like […]
I was 14 years old when I discovered my mother was reading my diary. I felt angry. I felt hurt. I felt particularly exposed and vulnerable because I believe just the previous day I had penned an angry teen-angst filled entry describing my particular dislike for my mother and her ridiculous rules. You know, the standard for a […]