(From the archive but an appropriate thought during back to school days.) Two female acquaintances see each other in Shop-Rite. Their eyes lock before filling with tears. Their brains register with the same thought, the same realization, the same sadness. They are mothers. Their children have just graduated 5th grade, leaving the younger part of […]
I am sure everyone has had the same problem at some point…buying birthday gifts. Think about it, there is a list of issues that can come up. You have a lot of birthdays come up all at once. (The month of May is worse than Christmastime in our house.) Trying to buy for the person […]
How a self-proclaimed dog person went to the cat-side…and wound up in love.
My husband finds this one commercial for birth control disturbing. It shows a woman and friends of indeterminate yet child-bearing ages wandering around a fancy boutique, gleefully smiling and trying to select what’s next on the path of life. One woman picks up a beautiful, dollhouse-sized home to own. A stork confronts the lead woman […]
I just went through a rite of passage for many mothers of young children: the Elmo birthday party. With birthday girl turning 2 and her older sister at 3 and a half, it seemed we were in that window when the girls were young enough to still enjoy him but not so young as to […]