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because life has ups and downs…

Operation Varsity Blues: Bad Parenting 101

You’ve probably seen the news stories about the rich and famous who were caught for a college admissions cheating scandal called Operation Varsity Blues. If not, you can check it … Continue reading

March 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Disney Family Holiday

Do you ever have those moments when you wish you could freeze time? Those moments when you want to stay in your Fantasyland a little bit longer? That was me … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Disney Blended-Family Christmas

Christmas is a time for family. It’s a time to be present with the ones you love. Ever since our oldest daughter graduated from college and started her career at … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Youngest Child

My husband and I have five kids between us. We were both married before and brought two kids each into our marriage. I had a girl and a boy. He … Continue reading

December 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

It’s Teacher Appreciation Day!

I’ve been a teacher for 28 years. My husband and I have five kids between us. Four of them have graduated high school. Our youngest will finish middle school this … Continue reading

May 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

An Ode to Toys R Us

  I’m feeling kind of melancholy about the closing of Toys R Us stores. It’s been a long time since I walked those aisles, but thinking about all of those … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · 2 Comments

Words of Wisdom for Parents and their College Bound Kids

I’ve sent two of my three kids off to college in the last four years, so I kind of think of myself as a pro at this.Two successful transitions. Two … Continue reading

August 15, 2015 · Leave a comment