Tag: growing up

3T

So I started packing up more of my daughter’s now-outgrown clothes this weekend. And I think her drawers and hangers are finally organized; everything in her room fits or will soon fit. No more shirts with sleeves just slightly too short, no more high-waters that I know I won’t actually put her in. Because I

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Feeling Nostalgic: Growing Up In The 70’s

I grew up during the 70’s…a time when change was happening at a unprecedented rate.  Sort of like now, but with less technology. I remember sitting at the kitchen table, eating my super-sugary cereal (my mom bought Cap’n Crunch and Lucky Charms!), and listening to the radio while the announcer discussed Watergate, and later, counting

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The Scariest Thing About Halloween

Last night I asked “A” what he was thinking of being for Halloween this year.  His response was less than enthusiastic.  “I don’t know.  I haven’t thought about it,” he told me.  Frankly, I couldn’t have been more shocked than if Count Dracula himself appeared in front of me.  This was the kid who had

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Back to School: No tears for this mama!

This past week, my Facebook newsfeed has been full of amazing, wonderful back to school photos. Many of my good friends have kids within a few years of my kids, and I’ve really loved seeing the first rides on the school bus, little guys walking into preschool for the first time, babies graduating to the

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