Even though we’re on Summer Vacation, rules are still in play in my family. Although my 13-year old son spends his mornings working as a Counselor-In-Training at our town’s day camp, much of the rest of his days are being spent with his buddies. They’re hanging out here and at the friends’ houses, but a […]
In the car ride after the very first ultrasound of my first child, I distinctly remember being at a stoplight and hearing the Mariah Carey rendition of “I’ll Be There” on the radio. That time it brought me happy tears, knowing that I was given the treasured opportunity to do just that for my unborn, […]
With the exception of two six-month leaves of absence after the birth of each of my children, I am fortunate to have worked since the day I graduated college. During this time, I have changed jobs but they have been strategic steps forward in my career and I just recently celebrated my eleven year anniversary at my […]
I am here for HIM. I am here because I can be. I am here to share one in a dwindling number of experiences I will be able to share with him as he gets older. Next year, in middle school, parents are not allowed to attend assemblies with their kids. They need to be more “autonomous.” So especially this year, his last in elementary school, I am treasuring every ounce of pleasure I see on his face.