the unthinkable happened today!

I got my 14 year old son to sit for one minute, thirty seconds for photos!! It was a battle. He decided he didn’t want to die on that hill. and I won! He did get cocky (see his funny expressions) & i had to push him back down to the stool when he tried…

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…

two hearts

My son found a heart shaped rock & I asked him to show it me. He said, “This is how I feel about you, Mom.” Girls are born to go, they learn fast. Boys hold on tight to their mothers & learn very, very slowly. Boys come bouncing into the room like Tigger, with their…