I'm nearly certain, based on what friends have shared, that once the kids begin to drive themselves I will miss out on the observations, comments and questions that one or the other offers up when it's least expected.As they've grown, our conversations have become more complex, philosophical, and even painful to a mom's heart. Yet … Continue reading Zebras?
We survived the weekend!! YAY!After months of rehearsals, Nutcracker is a memory, at least until next August when auditions are scheduled.At school, the Girl's class is reading 'The Secret Garden', and having recently watched the movie production of it, she's taken up speaking with a slight British-esk accent.While preparing lunch for the school day ahead, … Continue reading Why Bagel Holes?
Finally, with all of the birthdays, Christmas celebrations, Nutcracker and end of school activities we had a chance to sit down and eat dinner as a family.It was bliss. For more than two weeks we've been moving in different directions, without a lot of time to chat and catch up with each other beyond addressing … Continue reading Fabulous
JB wrote this as part of a school project and the only instructions were to think of ten things you like about your mom. She said it was hard to limit it to ten, but wow. I cried when I read it as I didn't realize that somehow, along the way, it seems that I'm … Continue reading JB’s thoughts on Mama
As our Brownies bridge to Juniors it seems appropriate to share a few thoughts.Never in a million years did I imagine that I would be leading a troop of Girl Scouts. Not only did I never imagine doing it, I can’t believe that we are still going strong after two years!“Troop Leader” sounds like a … Continue reading Junior Mints