Category Archives: Family

I Owe It All to You

Life has a tendency to do its own thing. We are taught to plan, organize, and execute, and if we do those things, all should go well. We set goals, we reach milestones and every time we reach a milestone, … Continue reading

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Dinner Dates?

Most of us dream and when we dare to dream, we dream big. While attending a Girl’s Night Out, Pre-Covid, we played a game. I’m not really sure the name of the game. What I do remember is we had … Continue reading

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Dear Mom, – My Rebuttal

Last week my mother addressed a letter to me in her blog titled “Dear Son”. I am a young man of few words but I was taught when someone addresses you, you respond. Today, I am writing as a guest … Continue reading

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Dear Son,

Dear Son, The day has come and you have crossed the threshold into what many call “manhood”. It is now time for you to fly and as your mother I vow not to clip your wings, but allow you to … Continue reading

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And We’re Out

Today is officially the last day of the school year and my son has formally completed his public school education and is preparing for graduation. In past years, high school graduations and celebrations had become standard . What was once … Continue reading

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No Sports??!?

I keep a very busy schedule in the spring and summer and much of that is attributed to being the mom of an athlete. With the spread of Covid-19 and the cancellation of sports, life has taken a drastic turn … Continue reading

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“Heal the Girl and the Woman Will Appear” – Part I

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.” -David Richo Exactly six months ago, I posted my last blog post. The day before I would have posted my weekly post, I received a … Continue reading

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Be You

Summer break has passed and we, educators, are back in the swing of things. Day one of learning was filled with activities to help us understand and identify who we are and who we are aspiring to become. We did … Continue reading

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Helicopter Parenting – Enough is Enough

One of my goals for being a parent was to always be the best parent I could be. That included knowing everything about my son, going to all of his events (school and extra-curricular), chaperoning field trips, fixing lunches, placing … Continue reading

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365 Days of Sixteen

“The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.” As we near the ending of the “year of 16”, my family and I sat down and discussed the lessons that were taught and learned during the time of my son being … Continue reading

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