single moms need selfies…

with their children Before the divorce, there was a spouse that could photograph the everyday things. Single moms need to take photos of themselves with their offspring. Selfies are such a kid/teenager thing…which is perfect! Grab a kid & ask them to take a photo with you. I promise you- you need these images, because life may…

last night changed everything.

  i’ve tried, countless times, to explain what it is like to be a mom to my teenager daughters. i try to tell them what it feels like when they walk out the front door. i tell them they are taking a part of my heart with them when they walk out that door. nothing…

why it is so important for children to catch frogs

Well, for one thing, time spent catching frogs, means less time on electronics. A Frog Story As he floated in the water, watching the fish swim through his eggslime, he couldn’t wait to become one. Or so he thought. Then the day he had been waiting for had finally come, he pushed though his much…

almost time to rake the leaves

if you have young children…i think making a pile for them to jump in is a right of childhood. these two kiddo’s are mine. taken about 10 years ago.

Cool blue wall art

i thought it looked so cool reflected on my black car. LOVE finding art like this. SURPRISED at finding art like this in Montevallo Alabama…next to a McDonald’s.

my Bat Mitzvah speech to my daughter

  Most people fall into categories to define who they are. I believe it is my nature to try to simplify my life by putting labels on things and on people. I tried to do so with you. When you were 2, I once watched you stack your wooden blocks into towers, red up, animals…

visiting a friend

We’ve been friends for ten years now. I am 10 years older, so my children are much older then hers & mine don’t let me snuggle anymore. I’m so grateful to be able to snuggle babies every now & then.

time travel to the 1950’s

  When I was a little girl, my mother would take us to Woolworth’s on the Barre-Montpelier road(Vermont). On the very best days ever, she would treat us to lunch.  If someone asked me, then, what the very best place to eat was, it was the Woolworth’s lunch counter. Fries fried in good old heart…

wisdom spoken & its impact

Yesterday was pretty tough. My son is 10 years old. My son talks to me nonstop. I listen…mostly. I listen (mostly) because I know in a few years, he may not have anything to say to me. I do interrupt his babbling sometimes to offer unsolicited advice. I make it short, because who really likes…