Category Archives: Family

Surviving Prom

We survived our daughter's Junior Prom. I say survived because it was indeed fraught (I love the way that word sounds when you say it out loud) with teenage trauma. Planning started months ago - back when she had a boyfriend. She wanted a Promposal, high heels, a long dress, a fancy night out, primping…
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Mother’s Day – Oops?

My husband keeps asking me what I want to do for Mother's Day. This has always been a sticky point for me. I hate the spotlight and generally try to avoid it (sounds funny since I have a website doesn't it). Through the years we've had lunch at my house, his mom's house, gone out…
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Remember What?

My daughter and I were recently sharing¬†our dreams from the night before. I wondered what had triggered the crazy story lines. She said that she had heard that you can't create new faces in a dream - that it's always a face you've seen, even if in passing. All this made me start thinking about…
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Unraveling to Start Again

I crochet a blanket for each of my children while they are in high school as a graduation present, something they can take to college to be wrapped up in mom's love. Knowing I have four years to finish, I've taken my time working on my last one. Now our daughter is only a few…
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